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Rhymefest: Why I Want to Be Alderman

Grammy Award-winning rapped Che "Rhymefest" Smith announced Thursday morning he is running for alderman of the 20th Ward.
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The Chicago Board of Elections on Tuesday rejected the challenger who tried to get Che "Rhymefest" Smith off the ballot.  

The 20th Ward aldermanic candidate, best known as a rapper and protégé of Kayne West -- won a Grammy can take his hip hop to the campaign trail.  

The board said Smith, who announced his candidacy in October, was a resident of the 20th Ward for more than one year. 

No word if the challenger will appeal the ruling to the circuit court.

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