16th Annual Essence Awards Photos

Common, MC Lyte, Monica, Mos Def, Queen Latifah, and Wyclef Jean were on hand at the 16th Annual Essence Awards at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California on Friday (June 6). Check out pictures from WireImage.

Wyclef Jean Signs On With J Records

Billboard.com reports Wyclef Jean has signed with J Records as a recording artist and is working on a new studio album. Jean, who was formerly signed to Columbia, had inked an imprint deal with J in 2000 for his Clef Records label. Wyclef said of his new boss Clive Davis: “Clive Davis, man! He’s the godfather of music. I hooked up with him so I could be a quadruple threat.”

Wyclef At MIDEM 2003-37th International Music Market

Wyclef Jean posed for photographers during a photocall at MIDEM 2003-37th International Music Market on Monday (January 20) in Cannes, France. MIDEM 2003 is a large trade-only exhibition for the international record, music publishing and music video industries. Around 10,000 visitors and 1900 exhibitors from 90 countries are in attendance.

Spice Girl Parties With Wyclef Jean In London

Rex Features has more photos of former Spice Girl Emma Bunton and Emma Jones, fresh from being snogged by Enrique Iglesias the other night, at Wyclef Jean’s party at the Funky Buddha Club in West London on Monday (November 18). Check out the pictures here.

Wyclef Joined By The Edge In Dublin

ShowbizIreland.com reports Wyclef Jean played the first Witnness gig in Dublin’s Ambassador last night, a surprise guest dropped in to give him The Edge… U2 guitarist The Edge. The pair then jammed out a selection of Bob Marley classics and Fugees hits. Bono was out of the country, being honored in New York tonight, so couldn’t make the special appearance. Check out photos of Wyclef performing here.