September 25, 2012 in Celebrity Interviews

Wyclef Live Interview with Nolimit Larry

Charlotte NC's WPEG radio host Nolimit Larry with The Morning Maddhouse interviews with Wyclef.

Wyclef talks to NoLimit Larry about all his new projects.

Easily one of the most important personalities in hip-hop music, Wyclef Jean was born in Haiti and moved to the US at the age of 10. He first entered the "Wyclef"spotlight in 1993 with the release of the Fugees debut album, Blunted On Reality. The group's name was inspired by the plight of refugees from Haiti and other members included rapper/actress Lauryn Hill, and Clefs cousin Prakazrel Pras Michel. 1996's The Score was a huge success selling over 6 million copies and earning 2 Grammy Awards for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal (Killing Me Softly) and Best Rap Album.

In 1997 Wyclef released his first solo album, The Carnival, which went platinum with help from steady radio-play and massive MTV rotation for the single Gone Til November. During his acceptance speech for the MTV Music Video Award for Best R&B Video, Wyclef negatively spoke about the movie How Stella Got Her Groove Back (for which he a contributed a song on the soundtrack): "I was saddened and offended to see my country (Haiti) used as a brunt of an AIDS joke in the movie... AIDS is a crisis and not a... comedy."

His second CD Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book went gold.

He has also produced hits for other artists including Whitney Houston's smash hit My Love and Carlos Santana's Maria Maria. His production company, Fugee Camp, features upcoming new artists such as his brother and sister who perform as Melky Sedeck. An enigmatic performer, Wyclef plays several instruments on stage while rapping in English, Creole, Spanish and even Japanese. His foundation, The Wyclef Jean Foundation, promotes musical education among kids.

In an interview with Kompa Magazine, when asked if he considered himself to be more Haitian or American, he replied "I'm 100% Haitian. I'm proud to be Haitian. I still have my Haitian passport. I represent Haiti in everything that I do. Every head in the industry knows that I'm Haitian. They know what I'm about. I was Haitian first. Haiti till I die!"

Nolimit Larry hosts some of the most memorable events in Charlotte, NC. His delivery, humor and gift to catch it as it happens is why fans love to see Noleezy on the stage or in the community. Larry is the only personality that can host a morning show, read to kids at a school, help at a non-profit event, play basketball in his recreation league, then rock Charlotte Nightlife…and that’s only his Thursdays.

NoLimit Larry brings the best entertainment for all ages. As a seasoned club host, Nolimit enjoys bringing life to any crowd and he ensures all attendees have an incredible nightlife experience. Although his time at the club is non-stop fun, his greatest joy is children and the ability to change lives through grassroots initiatives. This is why Noleezy is not only known as “Carolina’s Crunkest DJ,” but as the man ALWAYS in the community. With all the things to do in Charlotte, with Nolimit Larry, you are guaranteed a great time.

On www.nolimitlarry.com, you will read all of Nolimit Larry’s events, his favorite music, independent artists, entertainment news, sports news and world news.

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