“Never tune a legend’s guitar,” Wyclef Jean told the crowd at the Renaissance New York Midtown Hotel’s grand opening (June 2). After fiddling around with the strings of his guitar, he shredded through a behind-the-back solo that proves the former Fugees frontman has still got it.
It’s been seven years since the Haitian native released his studio album From the Hut, To the Projects, To the Mansion, and two years since his Avicii collaboration “Divine Sorrow,” the intended first single from a yet-to-be-released album Clefication. This year, though, Wyclef will return to the scene and go back to his roots with the forthcoming album Carnival III, which plays homage to his iconic 1997 debut The Carnival while also moving forward with a sound Wyclef dubs as “acoustic trap.”
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