Posts with tag "HaitiEarthquake"
- Posted Aug 21st 2010 at 04:28 PM by PopEater Staff
The board of elections in Haiti has officially put an end to hip-hop star and activist Wyclef Jean's attempt to launch a presidential campaign in his homeland. Although the singer was born in Haiti and has been actively involved in disaster relief since the nation was devastated by an earthquake in January, authorities ruled that he does not qualify to be on the ballot. No reason was given, but...
- Posted Feb 2nd 2010 at 12:42 AM by Sam Brand
We are still the world if Quincy Jones and an all-star squad of contemporary music stars have anything to sing about it. On Monday, Jones, Lionel Richie and Wyclef assembled what appears to be the entire VIP section from Sunday night's Grammys to re-record the monster selling single ($63 Million in sales!). Can "We Are The World – 25 For Haiti" bring home that kind of bacon in the Internet...
- Posted Jan 22nd 2010 at 10:01 PM by PopEater Staff
The star-studded Hope for Haiti Telethon featured musical performances of all genres from industry legends like Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Wonder to current stars like Alicia Keys and Shakira. Watch Them All After the Jump!...
- Posted Jan 14th 2010 at 12:39 PM by Marc Schneider
Brad Pitt and Angelina have pledged $1 million to the relief effort in the wake of devastating earthquakes in Haiti. The Hollywood power couple are giving the huge sum to Doctors Without Borders, which is sending emergency medical operations to the battered nation. "We understand the first response is critical to serve the immediate needs of countless people who are now displaced from their...
- Posted Jan 13th 2010 at 12:55 PM by PopEater / Wire Services
Wyclef Jean is one of Haiti's most famous sons, and his tweeting about the earthquake there has been a galvanizing force on the Web. Jean is most famously a member of the Fugees. His publicist says he arrived Wednesday in Haiti to assist in relief efforts. ► Read Wyclef's Twitter Updates Several of the most popular topics on Twitter referred to a tweet from the singer urging people to send...
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