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Kanye West's Childhood Home To Be Turned Into Arts Centre

Kanye's protege Rhymefest has purchased the South Shore property, and plans to convert it into a "community arts incubator". It will also become the permanent home of the Donda's House organisation, operated by...

Rhymefest Robbed At Gunpoint For $3

Kanye West's former collaborator and civil rights activist was sitting in his parked car when a young male hopped in, whipped out his gun, and demanded his wallet, which the MC promptly handed...

Kanye West Rambles On Twitter After Longtime Collaborator Quits Working With Him

Songwriter Che Smith, who goes by alias Rhymefest, took to on Friday (12Feb16) to let fans know he has no desire to work with Kanye anymore, even though the pair have collaborated on hit...

Rhymefest Reunites With His Estranged Father

Rapper Rhymefest has reunited with his estranged father after 24 years apart.The Grammy Award winner, real name Che Smith, met Brian Tillman at the West Side homeless shelter in Chicago, Illinois last week (begs07Jan13), marking...

Rhymefest Suffering From Diabetes

Rapper Rhymefest has been diagnosed with diabetes.The star, who co-wrote Kanye West's hit song Jesus Walks, was admitted to a Chicago, Illinois medical centre after falling ill over the weekend (04-05Jun11). Doctors subsequently discovered he...

Rhymefest Loses Run For Chicago Council

Rapper Rhymefest has failed in his bid for public office in his native Chicago, Illinois after a closely-fought battle at the polls.The hip-hop star, real name Che Smith, formally entered the race to become an...

West Endorsing Rhymefest As Chicago Councilman

Rapper RHYMEFEST has been given a huge boost in his bid to run for public office in his native Chicago, Illinois - KANYE WEST is endorsing him.The hip-hop star, real name Che Smith, formally entered...

Rhymefest Ruled Eligible For Chicago Council Elections

KANYE WEST's rap pal RHYMEFEST has successfully overcome a challenge to his political bid for office in his native Chicago, Illinois after questions were raised about his residency eligibility.The hip-hop star, real name Che Smith,...

Rhymefest And Fiasco Hand Out Free Turkeys

Rapper-turned-politician RHYMEFEST has recruited pal LUPE FIASCO to help him win support in his run for office in his native Chicago, Illinois this Thanksgiving - by handing out free food to locals who register to...

Rapper Rhymefest Running For Chicago City Council

KANYE WEST's rapper pal RHYMEFEST has formally entered the race for political office in his native Chicago, Illinois.The hip-hop star, real name Che Smith, is bidding to become an alderman for the 20th Ward at...

Rap Star 'Impressed' By Politician

LATEST: Chicago rapper RHYMEFEST was "impressed" by British Conservative Party leader DAVID CAMERON after meeting him in London's House Of Commons for a head-to-head yesterday (19OCT06). The hip-hop star, who won a Grammy Award in...

Rhymefest Challenges Cameron

Chicago rapper RHYMEFEST is meeting British politician DAVID CAMERON this Thursday (19OCT06) to defend hip-hop music and culture, after the Conservative Party leader recently claimed rap music encourages violence. Rhymecast, who won a Grammy Award...


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