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Rhymefest Loses Chicago Alderman Race, Claims Fraud
Although Chicago rapper Rhymefest was defeated in his bid for alderman on Tuesday (April 5), the aspiring politician has vowed to keep fighting, claiming his loss was due to massive voter fraud.
His campaign for alderman has been an uphill battle since day one, as Rhymefest, born Che Smith, had to ma…
Rhymefest Cleared to Run for Chicago Alderman
Since announcing his run for office back in October, Rhymefest has been hit with hurdles, from opponents calling him out for his hip-hop ties to questioning his eligibility to become an alderman. Now the rhymer, born Che Smith, can focus more on his political platform after officials cleared him to …
Cornel West, Rhymefest to Lead Education Forum in Chicago
Since Kanye West-associated rapper Rhymefest announced intent to run for a Chicago alderman position, he has been a steady presence at political and community events to help gauge what the people in his community really think and need. His next appearance will be with the esteemed Dr...
Rhymefest Running for Chicago Alderman
Rhymefest has finally confirmed that he is in fact running for political office in his hometown of Chicago. The rapper and Kanye West associate has been teasing a run since last month but refused to name the specific office he was targeting...