Wyclef Jean, Madeline Nelson

The Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee

Wyclef Jean, Madeline Nelson

Talk: The Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee

Wyclef Jean stops by the Google NYC office to perform a variety of work and talk 20 years of Carnival. Wyclef’s newest EP J’ouvert, meaning the official start of Carnival, comes in advance of a full length album aptly titled Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee dropping this summer on the 20th anniversary of his critically acclaimed solo debut The Carnival. Come join us as we sample some of the music, and discuss the long journey from Fugees fame to Haitian political ambitions to today’s modern musical landscape!

Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean is a rapper, musician and actor who immigrated to the United States with his family. He achieved fame as a member of the Fugees and has won three Grammy Awards for his musical work. Jean published his memoir Purpose: An Immigrant’s Story. In 2017, he released his new single "Ne Me Quitte Pas," which was featured on his J'ouvert Deluxe EP and charted at 117 on the Billboard 200.

Madeline Nelson

Madeline Nelson is the founder of Woman owned and Woman staffed indie record label and Management Company.

Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee

Wyclef’s newest EP J’ouvert, meaning the official start of Carnival, comes in advance of a full length album aptly titled Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee dropping this summer on the 20th anniversary of his critically acclaimed solo debut The Carnival.

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