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New Jersey Hall of Fame Inducts Haitian-born Rapper Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean was among 16 inductees into the 2016 Class of the New Jersey Hall of Fame last weekend, which included Kelly Ripa, Connie Chung, and Ray Liotta.

The Newark, NJ-raised Jean, formerly of the Fugees, was inducted on Sunday, May 7 at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park.

It was a big honor for Jean, because he gets to join The Boss, Bruce Springsteen in the Hall. He livened up the proceedings with an inspiring version of ‘No Woman, No Cry.’

Also honored were basketball player Carol Blazejowski, of Elizabeth; author Carol Higgins Clark, of Washington Township; businessman Arthur Imperatore, of Fort Lee; musician Tommy James and boxer Chuck Wepner, of Bayonne.

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