All Signs point to Rhymefest Running for 20th Ward Alderman

by Marah Eakin, A.V. Club Chicago

After he alluded semi-coyly to a “big announcement” in a Tweet this morning, everyone’s all abuzz about what Rhymefest is up to. Sources (and the video he posted on YouTube) seem to suggest the rapper, born Che Smith, is about to announce a run for Alderman of Chicago’s 20th Ward.

Smith’s announcement is set to take place at the Exclusively Yours Auto Spa (5820 S. State St.) in Washington Park, one of the neighborhoods encompassed in the 20th Ward.

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