The star is reportedly suffering from dehydration and exhaustion...

Wyclef Jean has been hospitalised in the US suffering the effects of dehydration and exhaustion.

The rapper has been ill since Tuesday (October 14), when he contracted food poisoning. MTV news reports that the rapper then checked himself into a Miami hospital the following day.

As a result, pulled out of an appearance at an awards ceremony next Tuesday (October 21), but is still scheduled to perform a free concert at New York Times Square on October 23.

The star’s new album, “the Preacher’s Son’, is due out next month.