Ex-Fugees Lauryn Hill
and Wyclef Jean roused appetites for a Fugees reunion yet again when the duo reunited
onstage at a charity concert Friday (March 18) for victims of the South Asian
About 15,000 people attended the seven-hour concert at Stadium
Putra in Malaysia, the Associated Press reported.
"This is history in the making," Jean reportedly stated.
"Do you all understand what’s happening on this stage? I’m too emotional
In addition, Jean gave a touching tribute to tsunami victims
when he chanted "we’ll never forget the tsunami victims," then requested
that the stadium lights be turned off.
The audience then proceeded to wave lighted cell phones in the
Hill and Jean sang "Killing Me Softly," "Ready
or Not" and "Fu-Gee-La" from the Fugees’ 1996 album, The
The charity concert was organized by Force of Nature and raised
more than $2.6 million to rebuild communities in Indonesia, Thailand, Sri Lanka
and India ravaged by the tsunami disasters last December.
diplomat Razali Ismail, head of the organization and Malaysia’s tsunami emissary,
said the money raised from the concert would help to rebuild schools and infrastructure.