Veteran rapper and activist Rhymefest remembers an all-star festival by and for the community.
Che “Rhymefest” Smith’s devotion to Chicago’s black cultural legacy finds a new outlet in a Billy Branch remix.
Musicians are especially vulnerable to a repeal of Obamacare, and these Chicagoans went on the record to say how.
Artists, writers, musicians, academics, activists, and politicians—even Rahm!—weigh in on the new administration: the threats, the fears, the absurdity.
The Chicago rapper on how to rebuild the community from the inside.
It’s been a fantastic year for Chicago hip-hop, and there are more ways to remember it than simply listing great albums; these are five details that, in some small way, helped make 2013 such an outstanding year in local rap.
Posdnuos of De La Soul talks to Chicago MC and activist Rhymefest
Che “Rhymefest” Smith, 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. Segments from the interview, along with a meeting with legendary 53rd Ward alderman Ed Bus, are below. Next Interview Show is Friday, Dec. 3, at The […]