Wyclef Jean – Toussaint vs. Bishop

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Off Clef and DJ Drama’s From The Hut, To The Projects, To The Mansion, dropping on November 10th.

NEW YORK, NY (October 12, 2009) –Wyclef Jean returns to his hip-hop roots with the gritty release of “DJ Drama Presents Wyclef Jean AKA Toussaint St Jean From The Hut To The Projects To The Mansion,” a collaboration with DJ Drama to be released November 10, 2009 on Carnival House via Megaforce/RED. The EP also features Eve, Timbaland, Maino, Cyndi Lauper, Lil Kim, among others.

Toussaint St. Jean, the title character of Wyclef’s new EP, is a persona suggested to Wyclef by his friend and collaborator T.I. The character Toussaint is loosely based on the 18th-century Haitian revolutionary hero, Toussaint L’Ouverture, a figure who brought Haiti to significance on the international stage. Wyclef, who is originally from Haiti, inhabits the role of Toussaint and recreates himself in the spirit of a noble fighter, a man who says exactly what is on his mind. Toussaint’s rhymes hit hard, in a “militant style,” and make his words felt – and remembered.

And so what’s the difference between Wyclef and Toussaint? “Toussaint is more direct,” Wyclef says. “He ain’t going to sugarcoat nothing. Whatever he’s thinking, he’s going to tell you. It’s like, I’ve still got this machete – my tongue is sharper than it’s ever been.” To help create suitable musical settings for the grisly tales Toussaint has to tell, Wyclef turned to DJ Drama, who has worked extensively with T.I. “I asked myself, ‘Who’s the toughest guy out there?’” Wyclef says. “Then I said, well, DJ Drama is pretty badass. So I called him and asked if he’d be interested in doing a mixtape. He heard what I was up to and he said, ‘We gotta do a book – this is a novel!’ He got excited, and it became more like an EP than a mixtape.

Wyclef Jean – Toussaint vs. Bishop

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39 Responses to “Wyclef Jean – Toussaint vs. Bishop”

  1. D. Billz Says:

    Wha gwan > Sak pase

  2. sean coonery Says:

    Pecklo Says:
    October 12th, 2009 at 7:25 pm
    ^ yo duff that nigga chief. you can’t let him slouch on the furniture whilst cheesin and not payin. I bet he raided all your snacks too.

    >>>i just told him to cup up with the loot or at least throw down at least 20 on a payment plan or something. he started bullshitting me until his girl got here and i put him on blast in front of her. he miraculously found some money then so he wouldn’t look broke. fuck this dude. never again

    ^Thats a fucked up situation.

    But lol at you blowing up his spot….and him finding some money when his girl was there so he wouldn’t look broke.

    Niggas I tell ya.

    Should of roomed with an asian or whiteboy. You could easily punk them dudes into doing what you want..

    a Beaner/Mexican or a Nigga/Thug….them niggas is rebellious and disrespectful…if you aint got a strap on your hip or a blade at your reach…

    them niggas aint backing down and they stubborn as fuck…

    hate em

  3. Remixznflow Says:

    After what i saw yesterday from wyclef.. im takin an extended hiatus from that nigga… (nhjic)

  4. sean coonery Says:

    Go on youtube and wshh…

    you see niggas going back to their hoods…their own projects and their own section 8 homes…

    and they getting violated, disrespected, chased, and robbed and beat down..

    niggas get those chains snatched of their necks…dragged on the streets and sidewalk…stomped out…and chased for like 6 blocks…

    i’m like damn…these the same niggas that hooped all day with your cousins..

    these the same niggas that went to high school with your brother..

    these the niggas you had signing your year book and applauding you at hs graduation…

    damn….where is the love…

    the same niggas kicking it with you, drinking and spliffing with you…
    is the same niggas pressing you, running thru your pockets and stripping your of ever you have…

    real talk…niggas be afraid to go back to their old hoods that saw them grow up and be the men they are…

    “Nah I aint going thru there…Tyrone and Jamal are there…they always make me go to the corner store and buy them shit …and nigga its frigid outside…theres a blizzard….brick a ‘mfukka“

    smfh…

  5. Sham aka The Computer Puter! Says:

    BURR!!

  6. Sham aka The Computer Puter! Says:

    this nigga drama must b stackin sumthin crazy in the 4th quarter

  7. sean coonery Says:

    I don’t know…I don’t have fam…or i didnt go to hs with b-more niggas..

    but you have to make niggas respect you…like you have to enforce it..

    if thug hood niggas know you sweet or a cupcake…you going to get robbed everyday…again and again…

    they going to run thru you pockets…and make you empty out your pockets for chump change…

    have you running to the store for 40s and dutches…and you in your 40’s and in crutches..

    ive seen it with my own eyes….13 and 14 year olds sonning 30 and 40 year old men…

    i would never allow that…but everyone is made from a different fabric and cut from a different cloth…

    we were all raised different…and we werent made equal…

    like some of you niggas used to take the long way home from school…because block niggas terrorized you niggas…

    you stayed on the back blocks…while we were on the ave…kicking it…

    your heart pump kool aid….too much fear…

  8. foekist Says:

    i can’t really expect him to have bugged out, but Juelz looked mad unconcerned about JR Writer gettin shot in that video he did today.

  9. AmpGeez a.k.a I'm A Jerk Says:

    Waste of bandwith.

    Clef, I am not impressed.

    That nigga should be kissing Lauryn’s crazy ass for a Fugees reunion.

  10. AmpGeez a.k.a I'm A Jerk Says:

    i can’t really expect him to have bugged out, but Juelz looked mad unconcerned about JR Writer gettin shot in that video he did today.
    ============================================
    Even with all the shit Jimmy did to Max B, I still hate Juelz the most.

    That nigga is full of himself for no fucking reason.

    That flying spur fucked that little nigga’s head up & Jimmy in his ear made him lose his mind.

  11. b-ease Says:

    That nigga should be kissing Lauryn’s crazy ass for a Fugees reunion.

    ^^
    It wouldnt have helped either one. Mental illness (in Lauryns case), and extreme arrogance (in both their cases) has rendered their music wack. The reunion was doomed from the start. Almost glad it didnt happen, cause it wouldve been a garunteed disappointment.

    *listens to The Score*

    *pretends Ms. Hill passed in March ’99*

    *crowns her GOAT*

  12. b-ease Says:

    I still hate Juelz the most.

    ^^
    He’s clearly spineless, and a dim fucking bulb. Dude should have been a star, he was literally on the same trajectory as Wayne…

  13. sean coonery Says:

    Insane Clown Posse used to be the shit. I went to their concerts.

    Shout to Haystak. Need to lose weight tho. lol

  14. verses Says:

    YN really spazzed out on asher roth

  15. sean coonery Says:

    Professional Leg shooters. You gonna shoot somebody you gotta shoot to kill.

    Leave no witnesses to witness shit.

    I hope JR Writer don’t snitch. My nigga can’t go out like that.

  16. AmpGeez a.k.a I'm A Jerk Says:

    YN really spazzed out on asher roth
    ========================
    He deserved it.

    He’s a fucking douche bag.

    Never liked the kid from day one.

  17. sean coonery Says:

    Hope Jr Writer gets well soon. I don’t know if he the type of person to clap back.

    But Jr Writer was an awesome freestyle…had punchlines for days….

    2004-2007….Jr writer was unstoppable….

    Writers Block 3 and Writers Block 2 are classics…classic mixtapes taht is…

  18. verses Says:

    # b-ease Says:
    October 12th, 2009 at 8:07 pm

    That nigga should be kissing Lauryn’s crazy ass for a Fugees reunion.

    ^^
    It wouldnt have helped either one. Mental illness (in Lauryns case), and extreme arrogance (in both their cases) has rendered their music wack. The reunion was doomed from the start. Almost glad it didnt happen, cause it wouldve been a garunteed disappointment.

    *listens to The Score*

    *pretends Ms. Hill passed in March ‘99*

    *crowns her GOAT*

    ^^^

    yo miseducation was crack…

  19. D. Billz Says:

    *dapz foekist*

    LaRon James is such a fuckin waste of talent on so many levels. IMO, he still has the best voice for rappin of his generation. No bullshit. I thought he was about to take his career to the next level with that Nike commercial. Then come to find out he low-balled himself as far as how much he got paid because he did the song behind the backs if his crew. Add that with being hooked on Lean and he is just a shell of his former self. If he would’ve learned to stay impartial he really couldve taken Skull Gang to another level. The mixtape was nowhere as asscheeks as I thought it would be. “Aggy” went nowhere and neither did his movement.

  20. The Shot Clock aka Nahdebayor Says:

    Danny Glover was making a movie about Toussaint L’ouverture but dude said the white hollywood execs wouldn’t buy it unless there was a white hero in it.

  21. b-ease Says:

    B.O.B has Em and Lupe on the album. That’s a coup.

  22. verses Says:

    AmpGeez a.k.a I’m A Jerk Says:
    October 12th, 2009 at 8:14 pm

    Never liked the kid from day one.

    ^^
    co-sign

  23. A tribe called quest aka The Yankees are my daddy But my comment is still the greatest of all time Says:

    I lost a bet i need this approved

  24. AmpGeez a.k.a I'm A Jerk Says:

    Suspicious how Nah was hyping Asher from the jump & even rode it out with him (intentional Ayo!) when he said that dumb shit on twitter the first time.

    Now they got zilch to say about his recent comments about Obama.

    Guess them checks stopped coming in.

  25. b-ease Says:

    Danny Glover was making a movie about Toussaint L’ouverture but dude said the white hollywood execs wouldn’t buy it unless there was a white hero in it.

    ^^
    That’s funny cuz Spike spit ether at Danny in the 80s by essentially calling him a Tom. I always fucked with (ll) Glover though.

  26. b-ease Says:

    Asher Roths album was horrendous.. He should go away. Forever.

  27. AmpGeez a.k.a I'm A Jerk Says:

    If he would’ve learned to stay impartial he really couldve taken Skull Gang to another level. The mixtape was nowhere as asscheeks as I thought it would be. “Aggy” went nowhere and neither did his movement.
    =============================================
    No sign. None of them Skull Gang cats could ever front a solo album that anyone would give a shit about & that chick he had singing on the hooks had the Goof Troop gap in her grill.

    Failure all around.

    Even the tracks I heard off that “I Can’t Feel My Face” project were subpar.

    I think Wayne was just humoring the nigga cause that album was doomed to go the same way R. Kelly & Birdman’s Best Of Both Worlds 2 went.

    Straight to the trash can.

  28. sean coonery Says:

    Asher Roth still that dude….tho…I’m colorblind…i seriously dont even look at race…

    I love college was a good song…even tho i never attended it…

    and that song with Keri Hilson goes crazy in the club…

    he just gotta leave the nerdy and dorky white boy frat boy look…and he’ll be fine…

    if he really gets lyrical and maniacal like eminem….hip hop/rap might have a problem…

  29. b-ease Says:

    Add that with being hooked on Lean

    ^^
    Cameron kilt him with that particular revelation. But since Juelz was so out of pocket when addressing Cam, I didn’t even care about the dry snitching aspect of it. Juelz career could very well be completely kaput.

  30. b-ease Says:

    Add that with being hooked on Lean

    ^^
    Cameron kilt him with that particular revelation. But since Juelz was so out of pocket when addressing Cam, I didn’t even care about the dry snitching aspect of it. Juelz career could very well be completely kaput.

  31. sean coonery Says:

    Didn’t know you could win the peace prize by just talking sh*t…I’m all for “hope” and “progress” but people have been dedicating their lives for peace – actions speak louder than words – my opinion only…@Cpetty281 I disagree, I think change starts at the basement level – change starts with us, the people – were being manipulated Has nothing to do with “Obama” and everything to do with the “Peace Prize” – change starts with us, the people – who’s gon wake up first? Seek truth. – Asher Roth on Twitter

    I’m sorry but Asher speaks the truth…Obama has done nothing he has promised. Typical politics. I shoulda voted for Mccain. Oh well..

    Try to get a black rapper to say what Asher Roth said on twitter…

    and it will be followed by “nah’mean” “nahimsayen” or “I tHinK Ob@Ma d3s3rv3d it…4 reel y0…thats my h0mey word up!”

    very juvenile and IDK MY BFF JILL like….

    stupid ass niggas…

  32. b-ease Says:

    Hiphop rule # 368

    Never try to put your crew on until your solo fame has been firmly established. Juelz shouldve focused solely on solo albums, solo mixtapes, and guest appearances until he actually built another legitimate buzz.

  33. Sham aka The Computer Puter! Says:

    guess i’m the only 1 still holdin out for the Juelz comeback

  34. D. Billz Says:

    AmpGeez a.k.a I’m A Jerk Says:
    October 12th, 2009 at 8:24 pm
    If he would’ve learned to stay impartial he really couldve taken Skull Gang to another level. The mixtape was nowhere as asscheeks as I thought it would be. “Aggy” went nowhere and neither did his movement.
    =============================================
    No sign. None of them Skull Gang cats could ever front a solo album that anyone would give a shit about & that chick he had singing on the hooks had the Goof Troop gap in her grill.

    Failure all around.

    ^Skull Gang is definitely a waste of talent collectively (sans Un Kasa when he’s focused) but his leadership would have given them a better shot. Perhaps 2 or 3 Koch albums, a few tour dates, etc. But Juelz being soooo not a boss he let that go to waste. Along with Jim as a mentor and a down-low sideshow as the hired muscle (Zeeky).

  35. verses Says:

    # b-ease Says:
    October 12th, 2009 at 8:28 pm

    Hiphop rule # 368

    Never try to put your crew on until your solo fame has been firmly established. Juelz shouldve focused solely on solo albums, solo mixtapes, and guest appearances until he actually built another legitimate buzz.

    ^^^

    Hiphop Rule # 369

    Never appear in a music video with other men spraying each other with champagne.

  36. AmpGeez a.k.a I'm A Jerk Says:

    guess i’m the only 1 still holdin out for the Juelz comeback
    =====================================
    Seems like it.

  37. Tha Den Says:

    verses Says:
    October 12th, 2009 at 8:32 pm
    # b-ease Says:
    October 12th, 2009 at 8:28 pm

    Hiphop rule # 368

    Never try to put your crew on until your solo fame has been firmly established. Juelz shouldve focused solely on solo albums, solo mixtapes, and guest appearances until he actually built another legitimate buzz.

    ^^^

    Hiphop Rule # 369

    Never appear in a music video with other men spraying each other with champagne.

    ^^^

    Hiphop Rule # 369 b

    Unless you got an F1 car in your shoot and you on the podium.

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