They say it’s never too late. Wyclef Jean has done everything under the sun when it comes to music. Now there is one thing left for him to conquer…
A Bachelor’s Degree in Music
Grammy winner Wyclef Jean is going to college to further his education.
“I am enrolling in Berklee College in Boston to get my bachelor’s degree in music! That’s how important education is to me. I plan to work with Rev. Al Sharpton because that’s how important stressing the importance of education to children is to me,” the musician announced during the Congressional Black Caucus Phoenix Awards Dinner in Washington, DC on Saturday.
The former member of the hip-hop collective The Fugees was presented the George Collins Award for Community Service for his work as a Goodwill Ambassador to Haiti.
“I’m also not running for president of Haiti,” Jean emphasized during his speech, before adding: “Though I wish my uncle would.”
The 36-year-old singer/songwriter/producer also recalled attending a CBC Phoenix Awards several years ago and meeting a then unknown man that was a huge fan of his CD, ‘The Carnival.’
“This tall man walked by and told his wife, ‘Michelle, tell him what I have in the car.’ She said, ‘He has ‘The Carnival’ in the car and won’t stop playing it!’ That man is now our President Barack Obama,” he shared.
Jean is slated to release his next solo offering, ‘Music Theory’ later this year.