John Forte

John Forte Brings Rhymes From Brooklyn to Russia
John Forte has taken his brand of "organic" rhymes overseas to Russia. The Grammy-nominated entertainer embarked on a nine-week journey, which began in February and ended Sunday (April 24), performing and collaborating with some of Russia's top tier talents as well as joining …
John Forte Releases $3 EP to Benefit Cancer Research
John Forte is rustling up some goodwill this week with the release of an iTunes-only EP. The three-song record is entitled 'The Bloomingdale's Acoustics' and all proceeds will go directly to breast cancer research. The EP was culled from a performance earlier this week on October 19 a…
John Forte to Teach at New York College, Join Talib Kweli at SXSW
Not everyone is fortunate enough to be pardoned by the President of the United States after serving 10 years in prison and immediately bounce back. But it looks like John Forte isn't letting his past keep him from moving forward. The singer/producer recently released a new song titled 'Life Has Jus…
John Forte: ‘How I Went From Prep School to Prison’
Rapper/producer John Forte, who was recently pardoned by George Bush, has written an article for former New Yorker editor Tina Brown's website, Daily Beast. The story, entitled, 'How I Went From Prep School to Prison,' describes the rapper/producer's childhood in Brownsville, Bro…
John Forte Talks About Life Behind Bars
Producer/rapper John Forte wrote about his time in prison via a blog entry on a news website. The musician was pardoned by former President Bush last year. Forte served seven of a 14 year prison sentence for drug possession and was released in December...
John Forte Released From Prison
Grammy winning rapper/producer and former Wyclef Jean protege John Forte was released from a federal prison in New Jersey yesterday. Forte was originally being held on federal drug charges and served seven years behind bars. In 2001, he was caught with two briefcases containing $1...
President Bush Says ‘Free John Forte’
In a surprising move, President Bush chose to offer 16 prisoners commuted sentences and pardons yesterday, including former Fugees affiliate John Forte, who will be released from prison on Dec. 22nd, to serve the next 5 years under supervised probation...