Campus & Community

Jean at Harvard, with honors

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Boston Globe

“Where’s the chair Will Smith sat in when he was here?’’ wondered Wyclef Jean, casting an eye around the empty stage. “Man, I want the same chair Will Smith had.’’ Of course, the Haitian-American musician and producer was just kidding. Honored Saturday as the Harvard Foundation’s Artist of the Year, the former Fugee was gracious and funny as he celebrated with student groups at Sanders Theatre. (Previous winners of the award include Sharon Stone, Andy Garcia, Halle Berry, Jackie Chan, Denzel Washington, Salma Hayek and, yes, Smith.)

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