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Wyclef Jean is one of the most influential voices in hip-hop. He rocketed to fame in the 1990s with the Fugees, whose multiplatinum album, The Score, would prove a landmark in music history, winning two Grammys and going on to become one of the bestselling hip-hop albums of all time. In Purpose, Wyclef recounts his path to fame from his impoverished childhood in "Baby Doc" Duvalier's Haiti and the mean streets of Brooklyn and Newark to the bright lights of the world… (more)

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For all his labor to forge a new path, the rebellious son ultimately becomes a new-world remix — to use hip-hop-speak — of the old-world father.

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Book Details  

Publisher: HarperCollins (September 18, 2012)

Collection: It Books

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 6.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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