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Behind Avicii’s Last Days

For SPIN's June 2019 cover story, we spoke to Avicii's collaborators about his new album and the days before his death.
Katie Bain / June 6, 2019

Wyclef Jean Handcuffed by LAPD After Being Confused for Armed Robbery Suspect

Early Tuesday morning, Wyclef Jean was detained and handcuffed near his recording studio by LAPD officers looking for an armed robbery suspect. Two videos of…
Taylor Berman / March 21, 2017

Video: Wyclef Jean Plays Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders in “If I Was President 2016″

Wyclef Jean is getting some additional mileage out of his 2004 single "President" this election season. Earlier this month, he released an updated version of the…
Anna Gaca / October 22, 2016

Young Thug (a.k.a. Jeffery) and Wyclef Jean’s ‘Elton’ Is the Best Song of the Week

Endless isn't the only August release with an obtuse rollout. We're also getting Jeffery, the latest Young Thug release that's not Hy!£UN35, later this month. And we're actually…
Brian Josephs / August 19, 2016

Wyclef Jean Announces Release Date for ‘J’ouvert’ EP

You know what the game's been missing? Wyclef Jean. The Haitian singer announced a new EP entitled J'ouvert that will drop on September 30. This is his first…
Brian Josephs / August 8, 2016

Wyclef Jean Releases New Single ‘Hendrix’ and Announces ‘Carnival III’

Wyclef Jean is gearing up to release his first studio album in seven years. The Carnival III: Road to Clefication — named after his classic solo…
Brian Josephs / June 16, 2016

Wyclef Jean Bails on Reddit AMA When Asked About Embezzling From His Haitian Earthquake Charity

Wyclef Jean's first mistake was logging into Reddit. Or, if you want to go back a little further, his first mistake really was allegedly embezzling hundreds of…
James Grebey / February 18, 2016

The Knocks and Wyclef Jean Make Magic Happen IRL on ‘Kiss the Sky’

New York electronic duo the Knocks and Fugees founder Wyclef Jean might not make the most logical bedfellows on paper, but their scorching new "Kiss…
Brennan Carley / January 14, 2016

This Colorado Gubernatorial Candidate Raps About Weed With Wyclef Jean

Trap lord season is approaching, but it might not be the one to which you're accustomed. Earlier today, Colorado gubernatorial candidate Mike Dunafon released a…
Brennan Carley / September 26, 2014

Musicians’ Tributes to Trayvon Martin, Like the Verdict, Offer Little Satisfaction

On Saturday night, July 13, George Zimmerman was acquitted in last year's shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old African-American, in Sanford, Florida. Martin,…
Marc Hogan / July 15, 2013

Wyclef Jean Hospitalized

Wyclef Jean has been admitted to a hospital for stress and exhaustion, the AP reports. The 37-year-old musician is being treated at a facility in…
Kevin O'Donnell / September 27, 2010

All-Stars Resurrect ‘We Are the World’ for Haiti

"We Are the World," the 1985 single written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and recorded by a cast of music biz luminaries to benefit…
Peter Gaston / February 2, 2010

Preview: ‘Haiti’ Telethon’s Stars & Performances

After a week of preparations, George Clooney's star-studded Hope for Haiti Now telethon will air tonight at 8 P.M. EST on over 30 networks, including…
Tamara Vallejos / January 22, 2010