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Rhymefest for 20th Ward Alderman

Noisy 20th Ward race boils down to turnout for Cochran, Rhymefest March 23, 2011| By John Byrne, Tribune reporter Only one of the remaining candidates in Chicago’s 20th Ward holds down a job as a rapper, but both contenders are falling back on a hip-hop adage as the contest enters …

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Rhymefest to run for Chicago alderman

Rapper says his music will be a tool to reach people October 21, 2010|By Duaa Eldeib, Tribune reporter Che “Rhymefest” Smith, a Chicago Grammy Award-winning rapper, announced Thursday that he will run for alderman of the 20th Ward to the sounds of cameras clicking. A lot of cameras. Smith, 33, …

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