Wyclef Jean Spars in “The Ring” Video
“The smile in my face, behind my back, they hate us/But like Bernie Mac said, I ain't scared of you motherfuckers/Little Haiti to Sicily, Big Pun, he was a friend to me/Fat Joe, he called me literally/Put me on a track instantly/Caribbean connection put me all the way up/What goes up must go down, so Thugga picked me up/Ay, that's what I call that street cred/Take your chance in the lobby, you gon' meet those old dreads,” Wyclef raps in between shots of his training.
Wyclef spoke out about his experience on ABC’s Good Morning America.
“The racial profile point I want to make is basically that I was targeted as a Black man,” Wyclef told ABC’s Robin Roberts. “It’s clear and it was obvious. The way that the cops rushed me [and] the conversation I was having with them, it was a silent and a deaf conversation. I got a chance to see what happens with a citizen versus a police firsthand. I was scared for my life to the point where I could’ve acted different [and] if I had acted different, something else would’ve happened.”
Watch Wyclef’s “The Ring” video below.
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