Me and Wyclef: Peas in a pod on copyright

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The battle-lines have been clearly drawn for several years now, but as the European Parliament vote on copyright reform in the EU looms tomorrow, both sides are bringing out the big guns.

Speaking at a press conference today in the European Parliament, former Fugees founder and global music star, Wyclef Jean called on MEPs to reject Article 13 of the copyright directive to support artists and creators.

“We will never forget the past, but we live in the present, so that we may see the future. Musicians and artists thrive when they collaborate and share. I’ve worked with so many young artists – the future – who have sampled my music and succeeded. Upload filters or anything else that restricts

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