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  1. Wyclef Jean 's life is getting animated. The former Fugees leader has teamed up with Netflix for a CG-animated feature film that will trace the rapper's childhood in Haiti and emigration to Brooklyn with his family at age nine. According to  Deadline , the show will be co-produced by Greg Silverman's  Stampede  content creation company and Jean, with a script from  Top Gun: Maverick  writer Justin Marks. Read more: billboard.com
  2. Wyclef Jean continues to make strides in arenas outside of rap. It was recently revealed he will co-produce a new animated Netflix movie about his childhood in Haiti. The Fugees co-founder is linking up with Greg Silverman’s upstart production company Stampede for the CG-animated show, according to  Deadline . Justin Marks will have the duty of penning the script. Jean believes the project will be inspirational. “I grew up in extreme poverty but I was rich with imagination,” he said. “Now to see that imagination turn into reality with Netflix and my producing partners makes me want to tell the kids from the slums around the world to never stop dreaming.” Source: xxlmag.com
  3. Netflix has given the greenlight to a CG animated musical movie that will revolve around the life story of Fugees founding member Wyclef Jean. The project hails from Stampede, the production banner recently launched by former Warner Bros. Pictures executive Greg Silverman. Justin Marks (“The Jungle Book”) is on board to write the script. The pic will focus on Jean’s childhood growing up in poverty in Haiti. Source: variety.com
  4. Wyclef Jean  continues to prove why he is one of the more innovative musicians in hip-hop by venturing off the beaten path of biopics to partner with  Netflix  and create an animated musical about his youth.  According to  Deadline , Netflix has ordered the film from former Warner Bros. Pictures executive Greg Silverman's Stampede Entertainment. The movie will be co-penned by Disney's  Jungle Book  screenwriter Justin Marks and center around 'Clef's Haitian childhood and detail how a love for music and a story of immigration helped him overcome his circumstances. Source: complex.com
  5. EXCLUSIVE :  Netflix  will make a CG-animated feature film inspired by the childhood of Haitian singer and The Fugees co-founder  Wyclef Jean .  Greg Silverman ’s upstart production company Stampede is partnering with the three-time Grammy Award-winning musician to produce the film. Script will be written by  Justin Marks , whose credits include  The Jungle Book,  its sequel, and  Top Gun: Maverick . It will be informed by Jean’s childhood in Haiti, where he lived until his family emigrated to Brooklyn at age 9, and then to New Jersey where he began his musical path. Read more: deadline.com
  6. Mural of Wyclef Jean unveiled in Newark

    Sat, Oct 20, 2018 at 9:00 PM
    source: northjersey.com
  7. True to her name  Heads Music  Artist “Jazzy Amra” from the Bronx is just that, a little Jazz and R&B mixed with a soulful Hip-Hop edge. Hailing from the Boogie Down Bronx, Kingsbridge Road to be exact Jazzy Amra is Grammy Award-winning artist and producer Wyclef Jean’s (from the Legendary Fugees) protege. Making heavy waves in the industry with a dope new sound that is definitely lacking in today’s musical climate Jazzy’s voice and undeniable aura put her on the radar. Working with her mentor Wyclef, Harlem Rapper Dave East and others Jazzy is making her mark. Read more:  thehypemagazine.com
  8. From the future of human space travel on the footsteps of the moon landing’s 50th Anniversary to a new digital frontier lead by blockchain, today SXSW announces  Keynote Joseph Lubin  and  more Featured Speakers  who are exploring what’s next across the worlds of technology, film, culture, music, and beyond. Read more: sxsw.com
  9. Wyclef Jean  is considered a legend in the game. The man has come out with so many hit records, selling over 100 million albums worldwide and winning several Grammy awards over the course of his career. He continues to prove why he's such an important figure in the industry too, not slowing down his grind after spending three decades hard at work. We recently saw the artist  collaborate with Canibus  in August and as he prepares his upcoming project  Wyclef Goes Back To School , he's back today with a few newcomers by his side.  Read more: hotnewhiphop.com
  10. 8 Things to Know About Wyclef Jean’s Diet

    Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Wyclef Jean is taking a new turn in the spotlight with his first  U.S. tour  in a decade; the release of a new album,  Carnival III , and “mixtape” called  Wyclef Goes Back to School ; and a fresh focus on  mentoring   young musicians . The Grammy-winning musician, actor, and producer, who first made a name for himself in the early ‘90s as a member of the Fugees, has often compared music to “ drinking water ,” a natural and essential part of his life. Read more: foodnetwork.com