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  1. Black Music Month Album Appreciation: 25 Years After the Fugees’ ‘The Score’ with Wyclef Jean
    In honor of Black Music Month, Billboard has highlighted several seminal music albums that defined the last quarter-century: Drake’s  Take Care , Rick Ross’  Port of Miami   and  Survivor  by Destiny’s Child. Billboard wraps the series by riding the time machine back to 1996 and the release of the Fugees’ second and last studio album,  The Score . Read more: billboard.com
  2. Wyclef Jean believes Black music heals and connects the world
    Wyclef Jean deserves all his flowers! The Haitian recording artist exploded onto the scene as a member of legendary hip hop group  The Fugees , alongside  Lauryn Hill  and Pras Michael, and has created meaningful music with substance ever since. With three Grammy awards and a Golden Globe Award nomination under his belt, Jean is the definition of talent. Most recently, he released his impactful song titled “Stop The Hatred” amidst the  Asian American attacks , and tapped Asian-American rapper MC Jin to drive the point home.  REVOLT caught up with the Fugees member for Black Music Month to discuss his new record, his favorite genres of  Black music , his favorite  Black musicians , whether  Black artists  are getting their credit they deserve, and more! Read below. Read more: revolt.tv
  3. Wyclef Jean Calls To End Asian Hate In The New Song ‘Stop The Hatred’
    Wyclef Jean is using his voice to stand up against hatred toward the Asian-American community. In the new song “Stop the Hatred,” Jean teams up with rapper MC Jin, who is Chinese-American, for the powerful song that calls for unity between AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) and Black communities. Wyclef Jean said in a recent press release: “Racism and hate against underrepresented communities can only be fought with unity. I’m proud to work with my brother, MC Jin, to build bridges for our communities through our music. We all need to be active in our fight to stop the hatred.” Read more:  bet.com
  4. 'Stop the Hatred' by MC Jin and Wyclef Jean Aims to Send a Message of Black-Asian Solidarity
    On March 21, just days after eight people, including six women of Asian descent, were killed in the Atlanta-area shootings, thousands gathered at Columbus Park in Manhattan for a rally against anti-Asian violence. Activists took turns addressing the surge in hate crimes and hate incidents toward the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community, when an 8-year-old stepped onto the stage. “Stop the hatred!” Chance yelled into the mic. Chance, it turned out, was well-positioned to be a muse: the son of rap artist MC Jin, his three words would become the inspiration for—and the title of—his father’s latest track. Read more:  time.com
  5. Wyclef Jean and MC Jin Show Solidarity Between Black and AAPI Allyship in New Track "Stop the Hatred"
    Wyclef Jean and MC Jin have reunited for a brand new collaboration, “Stop the Hatred.” The track comments on the solidarity between Black and Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) allyship in the midst of the #StopAsianHateMovement. Its accompanying music video, directed by award-winning Vietnamese-American director Bao Nguyen, was created in partnership with The Asian American Foundation (TAAF). Shot in the heart of New York City’s Chinatown — where a majority of the anti-Asian crimes have been caught — the visual brings awareness to financial and educational resources available to AAPI families. Read more:  hypebeast.com
  6. Bas and Wyclef Jean assist Price on new “Selfish” track
    As Price gears up to unveil his new  F.O.E.S.  project on Mar. 26, he shares two new singles to hold supporters over until then. First came “Amistad” and then the Bas and  Wyclef Jean-assisted “Selfish” came following suit. Read more:  revolt.tv
  7. Rapper Price Releases “Selfish” Single Feat. Bas, Wyclef Jean And Strong “Amistad” Video
    These new cats ain’t playing with y’all on the releases. Coming out with a double dose of content, up-and-coming artist  Price  links with Dreamville’s  Bas  and the legend  Wyclef  for his bouncy bassline-fueled single “Selfish.” Hearing the messages that permeate the track is where the greatness of this production lies. “Selfish is a song that was made to inspire people to take time out for themselves, better themselves while doing it, and love themselves in the process,” says Price. “We’re often looked at as selfish for doing these things for ourselves, so I wanted to shed light and present people with a different way of looking at it.” Read more:  vibe.com
  8. Premiere: Price Delivers Two New Songs “Selfish” f/ Bas & Wyclef Jean and “Amistad”
    Coming off the 2020 release of  CLRD. , Price and his slick lyricism returns for a second act in his new songs “Amistad” and “Selfish” featuring Bas and Wyclef off his upcoming sophomore album  F.O.E.S . , which are both being shared exclusively by Complex ahead of the official release on Friday (March 12). Price spars with Bas over smooth Wyclef Jean vocals on “Selfish,” an ode to putting yourself first. As one-half of Audio Push, as well as on the solo tip, Price has proven his rap skills, and he continues that by going toe-to-toe with one of Dreamville’s finest in Bassy the genius over the Wyclef and Camper-produced track. When talking about how “Selfish” came together, Price talked about how it was a long-term goal of his coming to fruition.  Read more:  complex.com
  9. Wyclef Jean Covers Bob Marley’s ‘Is This Love’
    Wyclef Jean has released an Amazon Original cover of Bob Marley’s “Is This Love” in honor of what would’ve been the reggae icon’s 76th birthday on Feb. 7.  “I chose ‘Is This Love’ because love is timeless and we must always remember love conquers hate,” the Fugees musician said in a statement. Read more: yahoo.com
  10. Vic Mensa Taps Chance the Rapper, Wyclef Jean for New Song ‘Shelter’
    Track tackles racial injustice and arrives with video that poignantly captures Covid-19’s impact on black communities. Vic Mensa has teamed up with Chance the Rapper and Wyclef Jean for a new song, “Shelter.” Source: rollingstone.com