Wyclef Jean Announced For the Florida Marlins' Final Super Saturdays Concert
Wyclef Jean is a true renaissance man. His career started with The Fugees. Just think about that fact -- one of the most original, distinct collective voices in hip-hop was only the beginning for this Haitian rapper, producer, and politician.
After the trio's second and final album The Score went multiplatinum and won a pair of Grammys, the Fugees imploded and spawned the illustrious, still-relevant-today solo careers of Jean and Lauryn Hill.
He's released seven albums. He tried to run for the Haitian presidency in 2010. And he's currently a visiting fellow in the Department of Africana studies at Brown. And September 3, he'll be helping the Florida Marlins get down after defeating the Philadelphia Phillies.
Actually, the Fish are a few wins shy of .500, so the concert may end up being more consolation than celebration. But who cares? You'll have one fist in the air with a foam finger pointed to the sky and you'll be eating a hot dog, nachos, cotton candy, hot nuts, and Cracker Jack while Wyclef performs get-up-and-boogie classics and maybe even some hits from his time in the Fugees.
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Wyclef Jean as part of Baker Concrete Super Saturdays. Saturday, September 3. Sun Life Stadium, 2267 Dan Marino Blvd., Miami Gardens. The first pitch gets hurled at 7:10 p.m. and admission is free with a game ticket via ticketmaster.com. Call 305-623-6100 or visit sunlifestadium.com.
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