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Rhymefest Won't Demand Recount, Conceding Defeat

Posted 06.09.2011 | Chicago

The City Council dreams of a Grammy Award-winning rapper appear to be over, for now at least. Rhymefest announced Friday morning on Twitter that hi...

Will Guzzardi

A Guide To The Aldermanic Runoffs | Will Guzzardi | Posted 06.05.2011 | Chicago

Yes, we just had a big election on February 22. And before that, we'd been through a brutal campaign cycle in November. But for voters in fourteen of ...

WATCH: Rhymefest Takes Flak Over Lyrics, But Wins Endorsements From Former Opponents

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

At first glance, last Tuesday's election results might look disappointing for Che "Rhymefest" Smith, the Grammy-winning rapper turned aldermanic candi...

Aldermanic Candidate Che "Rhymefest" Smith on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

The rapper and Chicago aldermanic candidate stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer at The Hideout, to discuss his campaign, his message and his past.