This biography covers the life and career of hip-hop musician Wyclef Jean. Born into poverty on island of Haiti, Jean has come a long way from a barefoot boy who found himself surrounded by music and magic. As a former member of the Fugees, he is partially responsible for the history-making album The Score and is a multiplatinum recording artist in his own right. He has become a symbol of Haitian national pride and a generous philanthropist.
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- Offering insight into the lives of people who have made an impact in the modern era, People in the News volumes are sure to be of interest to students researching current topics and popular culture.
- Through quotations from the individual profiled as well as from friends, supporters, and critics, readers learn how these men and women view themselves as well as how other regard them.
- Each book in this series includes sidebars, photographs, annotated bibliographies, timelines, and comprehensive indexes.