Jean Blasts Haitian Officials In New Song

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August 26, 2010 | 2:50pm EST

Wyclef Jean has returned to music following his failed bid to run for president of Haiti – to blast officials for rejecting his campaign for office in a new song.

The Haitian-born hip-hop star has been ruled out of the upcoming November elections in his native country after it was decided he didn’t meet residency requirements.

The Gone Till November hitmaker is keen to appeal through Haiti’s courts but reports suggest the electoral council’s ruling is final and cannot be overturned.

And he’s continued to blast the decision, posting a song called Prison for the CEP on his blog on Thursday, referring to the commission which rejected his run for office.

Jean also chides President Rene Preval as he sings in Creole.

It’s not the first time Jean’s music has taken on political themes. He previously recorded a song called If I Were President.