Posts tagged "Wyclef"

Wyclef Jean “The Truth Is The Truth, And We Gonna Speak It”

Wyclef Jean "The Truth Is The Truth, And We Gonna Speak It"

“I was born in Haiti,” said Wyclef Jean shortly after rocking a tough Jamaican crowd at Sting. “I was born in a hut. I used to eat dirt off the floor if you read my book All we had was the music.” Although Clef was raised in New Jersey amidst a streetwise soundscape of hip-hop, soul, and reggae music, his affinity for Jamaican sounds the multi-multi-platinum 3-time-Grammy-winning rapper, singer, songwriter, producer and former member of The Fugees. After he stepped off stage in his dapper black tux, Clef took a moment to chat with Reshma B. Video After The Jump… Read more »

DOWNLOAD: Cris Cab ft. Wyclef & Mavado “Rihanna’s Gun”

Brand New Musical Shot From The Big Bad Echo Boom Mixtape

Cris Cab is a Cuban youth from Miami who’s been driving girls wild with his easy breezy sun-kissed love songs. He showed his versatility with a reggae-flavored acoustic version of Wiz Khalifa’s “Black and Yellow.” His talent eventually caught the attention of bigger heads like Pharrell and Wyclef, and now he’s just blessed us with a next-level tune called “Rihanna’s Gun” featuring Clef and the Gully Gaad. Musical shot called “Rihanna’s Gun.” Ready. Aim.

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WATCH THIS: Wyclef featuring Mavado “Hold On”

“No Matter What You’re Going Through… Even When the Earth Quakes”

Like the song says, be strong. Simple as that. But the simplest songs are the ones we need the most. Sometimes an indispensible tune arrives before its purpose can be fully understood, and only in retrospect does the grand scheme reveal itself. Such is the case with “Hold On.” Read more »

HEAR THIS: Shaggy & Friends “Rise Again”

A Caribbean Collaboration For Haiti w Sean Paul, Sean Kingston, Etana…

One good thing about music; when it hits you feel no pain. And from the first night the earthquake struck Haiti, the sound of hymns has reverberated through the rubble of Port au Prince. Read more »

HEAR THIS: Flexxx In The Complex “Fresh”

Next Up From The Gully Squad: Flexxx In The Complex—Ternt Singa

You’ve probably heard Mavado shouting out Flexxx on records since day one, but half the story has never been told. Read more »

HEAR THIS: Wyclef & Mavado “Hold On” (Crossroads)

Refugee Warrior And Gully Gaad Link Up To Make Conscious Thug Music

Wyclef and Mavado have been building for a while now & this mournful yet uplifting tune is the best thing they’ve done together so far. Pree this… Read more »