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Jean, Wyclef

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LC classificationML420.J322 Biography
Personal name headingJean, Wyclef
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Variant(s)Jean, Clef
Jean, Jeannel Wyclef
Jean, Nel Wyclef
Jean, Nelust Wyclef
Jean, W. (Wyclef)
Wyclef Jean
See alsoCorporate body: Fugees (Musical group)
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Associated countryHaiti
LocatedNewark (N.J.)
Birth date1969-10-17
Place of birthCroix des Bouquets (Haiti)
Profession or occupationRap musicians Singers Guitarists Actors
Found inThe sopranos [SR] p1999: label (Wyclef Jean)
Jean, W. The ecleftic [SR] p2000: label (Wyclef Jean) insert (Wyclef Jean, vocals; W. Jean)
Columbia Records WWW site, Feb. 12, 2002 (Wyclef Jean; filed under W)
All Music Guide WWW site, Feb. 12, 2002 (Wyclef Jean; b. Oct. 17, 1972; Haitian MC and producer; Jean treated as surname)
Int. ww in mus. Vol. 2, Pop. mus., 3rd ed. (Jean, Wyclef (Jeannel Wyclef Jean); b. Oct. 17, 1972, Haiti; vocalist, rapper)
Contemporary musicians: v. 17 (under Fugees: Wyclef "Clef" Jean; b. ca. 1971, Haiti; guitarist)
Contemporary musicians: v. 22 (Jean, Wyclef; b. Nel Wyclef Jean, 1971, Haiti; guitarist)
Enc. of pop. mus., 3rd ed. (Wyclef; b. Wyclef Jean, Haiti; lead rapper of the Fugees)
The Rolling stone enc. of rock & roll, 2001 (under Fugees: Nelust Wyclef Jean; Wyclef Jean; b. Oct. 17, 1970, Haiti; voc., gtr., kybds.)
Int. ww in pop. mus., 19th ed. (Jean, Wyclef; born October 17, 1972, Croix-des-Bouquets; Haitian singer and rap artist)
Wikipedia, December 10, 2018 (Wyclef Jean; born Nel Ust Wyclef Jean, October 17, 1969 [cites and Time], Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti; immigrated to United States in 1979; graduated from Vailsburg High School, Newark, New Jersey; Haitian rapper, musician, and actor)
AllMusic, December 10, 2018 (Wyclef Jean; born Nelust Wyclef Jean, October 17, 1972 [panel has October 17, 1969], Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti; lead Fugees rapper and "sometime guitarist")
Internet Archive Wayback Machine, December 10, 2018: Time, August 21, 2010 (Before he announced on August 5 that he was running for President of Haiti, Wyclef Jean was still listing his age as only 37 years old. But after declaring himself a presidential candidate, the Haitian-American hip-hop star also decided to come clean and confirm that he was really 40.)