Wyclef Jean

Found 17 thoughts of Wyclef Jean

I'm cheap, and I'm proud of it!

Wyclef Jean

I didn't grow up to call a woman a ho. That's just how I was brought up. I won't call a girl a bitch, unless she wants me to call her a bitch.

Wyclef Jean

That's the best way to feed the human mind. That's how Bob Marley did it. He never put it in your face. After you got the groove, you were just singing the hooks, because you thought it was cool.

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My songs are really never titled. Sometimes I call it one thing. then I change it.

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When I'm rhyming it's all in my head... Like the slaves, when they were picking cotton, they would block out their minds. They would sing.

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What I'm trying to do is break the genre from what is rap and what is music.

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All that violence in the world, we need to stop that.

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Me and my father went through a war period where we wasn't talking. He wanted me to go to theology school-I didn't want to go. I wanted to do music. I told him I was a minister through music.

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It was important that I became successful. People say they do it for the love, and yes, you do it for the love, but you want to be successful.

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My grandfather was a voodoo priest. A lot of my life dealt with spirituality. I can close my eyes and remember where I come from.

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I'm like Cab Calloway: I love the entertainment, and I've loved entertaining people ever since I was little.

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I know that the nice shines I have on is going to pass. The nice cars will pass. All that will stay is the music and the work. That's where I get the inspiration to help people out and work.

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Bob Marley stood for universal peace and love. He tried to break racial barriers.

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When they're young, rock 'n' rollers stand in front of the mirror and pose with a broom instead of a guitar. I used to stand and be Bob Marley, singing and strumming the broom in a reggae style.

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Rap records don't make you feel good no more. Six months after release, it can't come back as a classic.

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I feel that life is short, so we should be disciplined, but at the same time we should have a good time.

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My parents were Christian.

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