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Wyclef Jean: the fall and rise of a refugee

By Alison Hird

20 years after his Grammy winning debut solo album Carnival I, Haitian-born rapper, producer and actor Wyclef Jean has released Carnival III: The fall and rise of a refugee. The hip hop giant and former member of U.S. hip hop band The Fugees talks to RFI about his love of fusion and Nigeria’s Fela Kuti.

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