Multi-platinum, Grammy award winning artist, songwriter and producer Wyclef Jean has been a staple within the Hip Hop community since the early 90’s when he debuted his talents as the front man for the legendary Hip Hop group the Fugees. After a successful solo career, his presidential candidacy in his homeland Haiti and a starring role as a record mogul on ABC’s breakout hit “Nashville”, Wyclef has announced his plans to release a new music project titled April Showers.
WYCLEF JEAN VLOG #1: HIP HOP- In Studio Live Performance
Set for a spring release, April Showers is the first project off of Wyclef’s new imprint label Refugee La Republique/All Handz On Deck and will feature special guest appearances by 2Chainz, TI, Waka Flocka, Uncle Murda and Trae The Truth. Music lovers were given a sneak peak of what to expect from the creative genius when the first track ‘Hip Hop’ was released, creating an instant online buzz. Wyclef uses ‘Hip Hop’ to take a trip down memory lane as he pays homage to some of Hip Hop greats while also acknowledging the genres newest stars.
“The reaction I’ve been getting from the song ‘Hip Hop’ has made me realize just how badly the fans want music that can evoke certain types of emotion” states Wyclef. “With April Showers, I am going to show you where I feel the evolution and future of music is going. From this body of work you can expect a futuristic sonic eclectic sound.” Wyclef’s upcoming mix tape April Showers promises a forecast that will help bring brighter days to Hip Hop fans across the globe.