Rapper Wyclef Jean has joined the likes of Alicia Keys, Busta Rhymes and LIZA MINNELLI - by signing up with J RECORDS.

The Haitian-born former FUGEE was picked up by Clive Davis' fledging label after his contract with Sony expired.

Jean is currently in the studio working on his first album for J Records, which is slated for an autumn (03) release.

Davis and jean were already in business through CLEF RECORDS - Jean's 50-50 label venture set up at J Records - which launched in October 2000.

The pair also collaborated for the hit single MARIA MARIA on CARLOS Santana's SUPERNATURAL album.

09/05/2003 19:32