Wyclef Jean's Yéle Haiti charity organization is no more after years of scrutiny and misappropriation of funds. The New York Times is reporting that the operation closed its doors last month, leaving unpaid debts and broken promises behind.
The Trayvon Martin case has gavilinzed the hip-hop community and has spawned several tribute songs in memory of the late teen. Following in the footsteps of Plies, rapper Wyclef Jean released his tribute song 'Justice (If You're 17),' in honor of Martin who was shot and killed by neighborhood watch captain George Zimmerman on Feb. 26.
Ever since will.i.am broke onto the scene a handful of years back with his group the Black Eyed Peas, we couldn't help but feel he looked like another recording artist. Then, we figured it out -- will looks just like Wyclef Jean!
Wyclef Jean taught us that Shakira's hips don't lie — and, according to Wyclef, neither does he!
The Haitian born singer, who rose to fame as a member of the Fugees before branching off as a solo artist, has recently come under fire over claims that his charity, Yele Haiti, misused the funds that were collected for relief after a 2010 earthquake ravaged the island nation.
As PopCrush reported earlier today, Wyclef Jean was supposedly shot in the hand while visiting Haiti late yesterday evening. However, the New York Daily News is now reporting that this is not accurate, and that the hip-hop star actually injured his hand on a piece of glass.
Hip-hop artist Wyclef Jean is recovering after being shot in his hand late Saturday evening (March 19) during an election trip to Haiti. The incident occurred in Port-au-Prince on the eve of the country's presidential runoff vote, just past 11PM. Luckily the wound to his hand was superficial.
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