Fugee crisis: Pras opposes Wyclef presidential bid

Prakazrel Michel, also known as Pras, also known as “the other guy from the Fugees” has come out against his former bandmate Wyclef Jean’s bid for the Haitian presidency:  Michel has endorsed Jean’s rival Michel Martelly in the election which takes place on 28 November. “I’m here in the belly of Haiti, I endorse Michel ...

By , a former associate editor at Foreign Policy.
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Prakazrel Michel, also known as Pras, also known as "the other guy from the Fugees" has come out against his former bandmate Wyclef Jean's bid for the Haitian presidency: 

Michel has endorsed Jean's rival Michel Martelly in the election which takes place on 28 November.

"I'm here in the belly of Haiti, I endorse Michel Martelly as the next president of Haiti," the rapper Tweeted.

Prakazrel Michel, also known as Pras, also known as “the other guy from the Fugees” has come out against his former bandmate Wyclef Jean’s bid for the Haitian presidency: 

Michel has endorsed Jean’s rival Michel Martelly in the election which takes place on 28 November.

“I’m here in the belly of Haiti, I endorse Michel Martelly as the next president of Haiti,” the rapper Tweeted.

Michel added: “I want to make it unequivocally clear I love Wyclef to def [sic] but he’s not [qualified] to be the leader of the new Haiti. Wyclef’s patriotism for Haiti is unwavering but still isn’t suited to prez [sic] of new Haiti!”

Pras’s biggest solo hit was 1998’s “Ghetto Supastar” from the soundtrack to Bulworth, a movie about a politician who thinks he’s a rapper. Evidently, Pras doesn’t think the movie needed a sequel. 

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy. Twitter: @joshuakeating

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