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  1. Wyclef Jean Announces "Carnival III" Album

    Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:00 AM
    Wyclef Jean has announced his new project, "Carnival III." After releasing a new track called " Fela Kuti " earlier today in ode to the Nigerian Afropunk and Jazz musician, Wyclef has also announced his next project:  Carnival III . The project will be a follow-up to his EP  The J'ouvert  which was released in February of this year.  Read more:
  2. Wyclef Jean  is bringing the carnival back. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of his stellar 1997 solo debut, The Carnival, the former Fugee frontman is releasing his eighth album,  Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee , this fall. On Thursday (June 22), Wyclef released two songs from the project,  “What Happened To Love”  (produced by The Knocks) and “Fela Kuti” (produced by Supah Mario).  Read More:
  3. Wyclef Jean is currently on the path to a new album titled  Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee  and yesterday released a single off the project named after Nigerian legend,  Fela Kuti . In conversation with XXL, Jean said:“I decided to name it  Fela Kuti  because for me, I feel like we be thinking of [Bob] Marley, we give a lot of people from our past props, so when the kids hear  Fela Kuti , I really want them to Google it.” Read more:
  4. Wyclef Jean has revealed the details of his new LP. 'Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee', his first new album in eight years, features guest appearances by Emeli Sandé, Supah Mario, The Knocks, and Lunch Money Lewis. The record is due to arrive on September 15 through Legacy Recordings, which coincides with the 20th anniversary of Jean's debut album, 'The Carnival'. Read more:
  5. (AllHipHop News)  Wyclef Jean has announced the third installment of his critically acclaimed debut album  The Carnival. Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee , will be Wyclef’s first full-length album in over eight years. “My  Carnival  albums have always been about celebrating music culture from all parts of the world and  Carnival III  is no different,” Wyclef said of the new album. “It’s outside the box. There’s genre-bending. There’s new talent on there.”   Read more:
  6. Carnival 3 Pre-order Out Now!

    Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:00 AM
    CARNIVAL 3 PRE-ORDER OUT NOW On the 20th anniversary of Wyclef Jean's debut album The Carnival, the long-awaited Carnival III has finally arrived. Click the link to pre-order now: (LINK)     In honor of the 20th anniversary of Wyclef’s debut album “The Carnival,” Wyclef broke down some of his hits and the influence behind them for his friends at Certified Classics.   ______________________________ _________________ Watch his interviews: st?list=PLAL5dBBykzmV7rnMzuCOT J8z_g263cCv4   Trace Live On Tuesday, June 13th, the Trace Live website featured Wyclef Jean’s private concert from a secret venue in Paris. Not only were Warriors around the world able to view this concert live from the comfort of their home computer screens, but they were able to view it in “total immersion.” In other words, viewers were able to adjust their 360 viewing experience to whatever angle they pleased. The concert wouldn’t have been the complete party that it was, though, without the many guests that joined Wyclef, including singers Tal, Fababy, Nelson Freitas, Jacob Desvarieux, Pix’l and Nix. ____________ Read More: ve-wyclef-jean-and-his-guests- lit-up-place/   Midem 2017 Wyclef Jean once again brought the heat at his “wild and energetic performance” on night two of the Midem Music Festival. With on-stage dance parties and no less that a 40-food stage climb, this performance was an intense way to complete a long and lively day, and prepare the audience for day three.   ___________________________ Read More About Midem By Night Day 2: /midem-night-day-2-photos-wycl ef-jean-adian-coker-shakka/       Cannes Lions 2017 From 17th to 24th June, Wyclef Jean attended “the world’s biggest get-together of people interested in creativity” as one of the Entertainment Lions for Music Jury members at the 64th annual Cannes Lions. ________________________       "Wild Thoughts" On June 16th, DJ Khaled came out with his fourth single “Wild Thoughts,” featuring renown stars Rihanna and Bryson Tiller. Relying heavily on a sample of the Wyclef-and-Jerry-Wonda produced hit “Maria Maria,” many are labeling Khaled’s new song a reimagining of a beloved classic. DJ Khaled and Wyclef’s long-time friendship is more apparent than ever as Khaled chose to open his video with the flying of the Haitian Flag. ______________________________ _____________________ Watch It Now: atch?v=fyaI4-5849w
  7. Wyclef Jean  is headed to the carnival once again. The former Fugees member is preparing to release his forthcoming album, Carnival III, and his promo kicks into high gear today (June 22) with the release of his new single “Fela Kuti,” premiered exclusively by XXL. Produced by Supah Mario, this dance-inducing banger drops just in time for summer solstice and is the lead single off Carnival III, dropping Sept. 15 via Legacy Records. Like the title implies, “Fela Kuti,” is an ode to not only good times, but to the influential Nigerian musician Fela Kuti, a staple of 1970s Afrobeat and jazz music. Read more:
  8. Wyclef Jean  has announced his new album  Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee , which will be released on September 15th via Legacy Recordings. His first full-length album in eight years, the 12-song set coincides with the 20th anniversary of his debut album,  The Carnival . Read more:
  9. Wyclef Jean  continued: "It's great to see my work being sampled by this new generation. Many thanks to DJ Khaled for introducing me, Santana and [producer] Jerry Wonda to a whole new generation of music lovers." Read more:
  10. Fans Can Expect a Sneak Peak of Carnival III, the Musician’s First Studio Album in Eight Years Georgia, 16 June 2017 - Grammy-winning artist and social activist Wyclef Jean is set to perform live at the Terminal West in Atlanta, Georgia on July 27, 2017 at 8 PM. Tickets are available here . The performance comes on the heels of Wyclef’s highly anticipated album Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee . Carnival III , the third installment in the critically-acclaimed Carnival trilogy, will be the musician’s first full studio album in eight years. Fans can expect to get a sneak peak of Carnival III , to sing along to many Wyclef classics and to dance all night long. “When you come to one of my shows, don’t expect stand around,” says Wyclef. “You’re going to dance, you’re going to sweat and you’re going to have the time of your life. The Carnival is more than a title. You’re gonna live it.” Up-and-coming singer/songwriter Jazzy Amra, who also appears on Carnival III and is releasing her own mixtape in a few weeks, will open up the show. About Wyclef Jean: The music that Wyclef Jean has written, performed, and produced — both as a solo superstar and as founder and guiding member of the Fugees — has been a consistently powerful, pop cultural force for over two decades. In 1996, the Fugees released their monumental album The Score. As a solo artist, he has released six albums that have sold nearly nine million copies worldwide, including his 1997 debut The Carnival and 2000’s aptly titled The Eclectic: 2 Sides II a Book.   For more information on Wyclef Jean please visit or contact Maryelena Voorhis, [email protected] .