About Wyclef Jean
Wyclef Jean has been an international icon since the mid 90’s when he debuted his talents as the frontman for the legendary Hip Hop group The Fugees. Followed by a hugely successful solo career and creating one of the biggest worldwide hits in pop history (Shakira’s “Hips Don’t Lie”), the music mogul is responsible for selling over 160 million records worldwide. After an attempt to run for President of his native republic of Haiti, Wyclef’s peers have given him the nickname “The General”-- a name which he now incorporates into some of his freestyle raps.
Winner of multiple Grammy awards and an American music award, the Golden Globe nominee has effortlessly crossed genres and geographic boundaries collaborating with such artists as Bono, Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Paul Simon, T.I., Mary J. Blige and Destiny’s Child.
His talent as a producer has led to a myriad of successful projects over the past two decades with major writing and producing credits on Carlos Santana’s album “Supernatural”, which won a Grammy for Album Of The Year, and Whitney Houston’s “My Love Is Your Love”… the list goes on and on.
Wyclef Jean recently launched his new imprint label, Refugee La Republique/All Handz On Deck. He also released a highly acclaimed mixtape “April Showers,” which is the most downloaded mixtape of 2013. The next Wyclef Jean album will be titled “The Carnival Returns” – sometime in early 2014; it will be a festive explosion of world music mixed with hip-hop and Caribbean rhythms. Music world get ready! It’s the return of the General!