The memory of Kanye West‘s late mother, Donda West lives on through the nonprofit arts program Donda’s House, started by West, Che “Rhymefest” Smith and his wife Donnie.      According to People Magazine, the program started in 2013, sparked by Donnie and Rhymefest’s idea around 2011. Donnie recalls the origins: “That year, my husband Che ‘Rhymefest’ Smith […]

[ooyala code=”hxNHkxNToGGS49ii8n11nqec5aekN3lR”]   Fatherhood is a subject that rarely gets considerable attention in the media (unless it’s a paternity test episode on the “Maury Povich” show).  To counter this just a bit asked  Flavor Flav, Big Boi, Consequence and Rhymefest to share some of their experiences with being fathers. Like TheUrbanDaily on Facebook for […]

Rapper Che "Rhymefest" Smith was defeated in his run for alderman of Chicago's 20th ward. Rhymefest got 46% of the votes, but ultimately lost to incumbent Willie Cochran.

In part two our interview with Rhymefest he discusses taking his son off of Ritalin and says that society is trying to feminize young men.

Reverend Al Sharpton is endorsing Chicago emcee Rhymefest in his race for Alderman of Chicago’s 20th ward. The elections will be held on April 5th.

Che "Rhymefest" Smith has made it to a run-off election for a Chicago City Council seat. The Chicago-based rapper received 20 percent of the votes in yesterday's election.

Rhymefest has announced a new literacy program aimed at enhancing local Chicago youth’s ability to read.

Chicago-based emcee Rhymefest is throwing his hat in the political ring with his recently announced plans to run for Alderman for the south side of Chicago’s 20th ward.

In 1991 Andres “Dres” Titus killed more people in a minute and thirty seconds than most gangster rappers do on an entire album. On the intro to their classic album A Wolf In Sheep’s clothing, “You Mean I’m Not” Dres walked us through a murderous dream where a broken egg yoke is a crime punishable […]

If you took a look at Rhymefest’s video for “Chicago” you realized how much of a big comic book fan he is.  With Comic Con kicking off tomorrow  wanted to share our interview with Fest for this new album El Che where we asked him about the one hero who doesn’t possess any real […]

Fathers in hip-hop usually make headlines for all of the wrong reasons.  From paternity suits to “baby mama drama” the negativity overshadows the stories of fathers who love and support their kids. This has to change.