01/04/2011 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Rhymefest Running For Alderman, Despite Criminal Past

Chicago - His name is Che Smith, but you probably know him better as Rhymefest -- an award-winning rapper and music writer who has worked with superstars like Kanye West and Common.

Now, the 33-year-old Chicago native has set his sights on a new stage -- City Hall.

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