Wyclef Jean appeared on CNN's "Larry King Live" last night to officially announce his candidacy for the presidency of Haiti. Wyclef made the announcement live via satellite from Haiti, his home country. However, actor/activist Sean Penn appeared on the show as well and criticized Wyclef's run for president.

Hip-Hop star Wyclef Jean will announce his bid for the President of Haiti, a source has confirmed with AllHipHop.com exclusively. Sources close to Wyclef confirmed with AllHipHop.com that the rapper will announce his bid for the country’s highest office next Thursday, on August 5th.

Wyclef Jean is mulling over a career change. "I can't sing forever," the Fugees star told CNN after a published report from Canadian publican Le Droit said that 'Clef was considering a career in politics.