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A lot of people are afraid to fly.
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All that violence in the world, we need to stop that.
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Bob Marley stood for universal peace and love. He tried to break racial barriers.
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Definitely when I got on the plane to go back to Haiti, it was an emotional thing for me. It definitely touched my heart when I landed. I cried.
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Ever since I was a little kid, there used to be the Carnival that used to pass.
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For everybody who lost somebody out there and stuff, when you need therapy, music is the best way.
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I always have a producer to the side of me, and I never want to do a record by myself.
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I always want to know what's wrong with you, why you ain't smiling. That's just my character; I just love people and want to see people having a good time.
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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.
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I do music for the love of it, and I've been doing it from a very young age: about 11.
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I don't only think that you should have your own studio, but you should also have your own studio, your own mastering facility, your own post room so you can cut your own videos.
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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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I grew up in a Caribbean family household, so the parents are always right. My father smacked me up 'til I was 20. It was a strict household.
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I had to make this album. It was my therapy after losing my dad. If I didn't have music, I'd probably be strung-out somewhere.
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I know country people who have The Carnival.
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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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I led a double lifestyle-in the house, I was one way, and out the house, I was another way. Man, the whole house raised hell, then I got kicked out.
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I realized you always have to go back to the roots. My vibe for this album was basically here, Brooklyn, and Jersey.
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I specialize in lyrics and melodies. I'm good with themes.
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I think it's cool to do stuff in a different language. Basically, I learned English through listening to rap. A lot of people think it's funny. But it's true; I used to try to get the accents.
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I think Lauryn's music is just a reflection of how she feels in her mind, a state of mind of whatever she's in. And me knowing her since she was like 14, I could see.
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I try to bring something different to all the artists I work with.
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I was a jazz major in high school, in an all-jazz band. No matter what I do, it features my musical influences.
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I went in to record the Philharmonic. I wrote down the parts, and I was inside the studio with 62 pieces outside the studio. They never saw my face or what I looked like.
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I would be writing so many songs in my head while I'm making 30 Whoppers and six fries. That's why it never got me down or whatever. Of course, I got fired because the place got stuck up.
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I'm 27 years old. I'm going to go into Hollywood really arrogant. I'll be breaking a lot of rules. It's going to be hot.
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I'm cheap, and I'm proud of it!
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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'm not going away fast; I've been around for a while, and plan to be around for a while more.
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I'm speaking as Wyclef the adult, and then as Wyclef the young man.
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I'm the hip-hop Quincy Jones of today.
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I've been communicating with the Fugees, and it feels a lot better now than it did three or four years ago.
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If I did something for Will Smith vs. something for Canibus, it's two different things.
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In the next seven years, we plan to just take over the whole industry.
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It was hard in the beginning: coming from Haiti, coming to Brooklyn. I mean, growing up in the projects.
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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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It was important to me to go back to the grungy, because all of a sudden you get excited again, 'cause there's another whole dimension of 'Clef that you wasn't expecting to hear.
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It's ike being in college and being undecided about your major. As soon as you choose your major, you focus in on it.
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Masquerade was on the Net for like four months, five months before it came out. Right now, everyone's trying to see if they can come up with a code where they can prevent that from happening.
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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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My accomplishment has helped millions of kids see that they can come from a poor family and go somewhere, make something out of themselves. I've been doing it for seven years professionally.
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My dad didn't want to hear that you was going into the studio-you came back late at night and he didn't understand that, that theory didn't exist in his mind.
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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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My parents were Christian.
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My songs are really never titled. Sometimes I call it one thing. then I change it.
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No matter how far you go, if you can't go back to the essence, you're not sayin' nothin'. The essence for me is hip-hop. But the hip-hop community I came up in isn't a loyal community.
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On all my records, I just write about what people are going through, so when I go through the airport, I'm going through what you're going through. So I write it just like we go through it.
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Our music is more rebel music. We do music for society, for humanity, to help and to heal.
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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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Right now I'm trying to help my sister with her school situation, 'cause she's real smart. Besides me, my other brother's a lawyer... my parents stressed education a lot.
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Right now I've got to do something with Carlos Santana, getting ready to come out with Jerry Wonder's group City High.
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Right now, we're working on a script for my life story and two kids coming from Haiti to America. One turns out to be a musician, one is a gangster. That's all I can say.
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Some girls get turned on by being called a bitch.
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Steve Marley's like my brother. When you see Steve, ask him about me, he'll tell you. That's like my little brother, you-know-what-I'm-saying?
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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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That's this new kid Governor, he sounds just like Marvin Gaye. And he's like only 23. We have another kid, Prolific.
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The Compas rhythm is a very unique style rhythm which we feel is gonna take the world by storm.
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The last rocker out of Jersey was Bon Jovi, right? You haven't seen some new young blood.
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There's a series of albums that I want to do.
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There's not a hip-hop artist that didn't snatch of piece of Bob Marley. It's totally impossible.
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We do a lot of the Reggae and Hip-Hop stuff, so I think the future of Compas is fusion. Fusion means that the young kids are listening to Hip-Hop and Reggae as well as Compas.
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We just dropped some very honest lyrics about where we come from and what's going on.
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We produce, and we have producers we work with.
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We toured with the Marleys. To me, Steve Marley sounds a lot like his dad.
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We try to bring a lot of live musicianship to the music. A lot of grooves. We're Caribbean; we from the islands. Out of the music industry, I'd say we're the Caribbean producers of the world.
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We're fortunate enough to work with everybody when they're just getting started.
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We're trying to be one of the Number One studios in New York City, which we are.
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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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When I go into the studio... I want it to say something, but at the same time, I want the chicks to dig it. It's got to be sexy.
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When I have to make records for people and records for myself, it's two different approaches.
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When I lose touch with the audience and the reality of what life really is, I'll be Vanilla Ice or something.
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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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When it comes down to myself, it's always a fight with my creativity.
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When the Fugees were big, we made a whole lot of money, and what happened was that I saved my money and never spent it.
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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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When you go to Carnival every year, you bounce to, you-know the different music that make it to Carnival in Trinidad. It don't matter about the country you're from.
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When you pick up The Carnival, you get the big genre.
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When you're in the Caribbean, you're having the best time, you're hearing a lot of beats and rhythms that you don't hear in New York sometimes, 'cause then you come back and it's snowing.
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When you're in the studio at a young age, you're not aware that there's a union where you can hire musicians. So you have all of this equipment and you just learn how to play it yourself.
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When you're sleeping or getting up to go to school, that's when we're just leaving the studio, and we'll be gone for three hours and then come back and be working another 15 to 20 hours.
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You all know I can play the guitar, you all know I can sing, but what you all forgot is these are all the beats that I come from.
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You get conflicts all of the time. But you have to know how to play the chess game. We come with results, and we come with solutions.
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You get quick money, it's beautiful, there's sunshine, but at the end of the day, you find out it's all a masquerade, baby. It's not what it seems.
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You gotta be born with it, baby. We walk with the lip, we talk with the slang. And we pretty. We pretty, baby. We move like Ali in his young days. We good with the jab, good with the stab.
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12th annual Keepers of the Dream Awards held at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Tower

2010-04-15

BET Presents SOS Saving Ourselves - Help For Haiti Benefit Concert and Telethon held at the American Airlines Arena

2010-02-05

The 2010 Annual Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Party held at the Beverly Hilton - Arrivals

2010-01-30

Wyclef Jean took some time off from his disaster relief in Haiti to shoot his Haiti Relief Fund message at Fontainebleau Miami Beach

2010-01-16

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