Brown University Names Wyclef Jean A Fellow In Department of Africana Studies

The former Fugees front-man goes Ivy League, with an appointment to Brown's Africana Studies department.

Emcee, singer and producer Wyclef Jean has been named a fellow to the Ivy League's Brown University today. The prestigious Rhode Island university appointed the former front-man for The Fugees to their Department of Africana studies.

Jean has said that he hopes to devote the department's attention to Haiti, and contribute to other areas of study. Previously, Wyclef received an honorary doctorate from Western Connecticut State University, as well as honors from another Ivy League school, Boston's Harvard, University.

The appointment comes in a year where Wyclef Jean attempted to run as President of Haiti, before election officials deemed him ineligible based on his residence in the United States. Last week, the artist was hospitalized for stress and exhaustion. Last year, Wyclef Jean and DJ Drama released Toussaint St. Jean: From The Hut, To The Projects, To The Mansion.

4 Comments

  • hmmm

    its a good gesture,but what does Wyclef know about Africa ? very ignorant

  • APEOPLELOST

    Congrats to Wyclef. This is what being a role model is about. Not what these sambo water melon and glock 40' ass thugs are promoting out there to the dumber and dumber younger generations. Being a thug is becoming increasingly moot. People laugh at thugs and our brothers in the inner cities are falling by the wayside. We as a people are either going to sink one day to oblivion or rise one day to perpetual greatness. If any of my lost brothers are reading this, please go to school graduate- go to college graduate and get a 9-5, shit at least get a diploma and learn a trade. Just stay away from thug life because these judges are giving that tick boom and more importantly its wrong and our people are dieing at a fast pace due to the violence. 1

  • Anonymous

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