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Wyclef Jean accepts appointment as Brown University visiting fellow

October 5, 2010 Leave a comment

Hip hop singer and musician Wyclef Jean, 37 accepted Brown University’s appointment as a visiting fellow in its Department of Africana Studies for the 2011-11 academic year.  The Ivy League school located in Rhode Island.

According to AP Jean will engage in activities related to its Haiti Initiative, including lectures, faculty conversations and classes.

Jean ran for president of Haiti in August.  He conceded after his presidential disqualification and returned to the United States.

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Wyclef Jean trades in politics to promote a new album

September 22, 2010 Leave a comment

International recording artist and musician Wyclef Jean concedes to presidential disqualification; and will be leaving Haitian politics behind to return to the recording studio to work on a new album, according to his publicist.

In August, Jean along with more than a dozen other presidential hopefuls were left off the 2010 ballot for president of Haiti.

As much as Jean would love to contest his disqualification, Haiti’s council does not allow appeals.

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