Lupe Fiasco Stumps for Rhymefest

Meet a candidate who shouldn't have a problem energizing the youth vote.

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Moshpix: Rapper Che "Rhymefest" Smith offered a glimpse of some of the star power he'll be able to tap into during his quest for 20th Ward Alderman by bringing in fellow rapper Lupe Fiasco for his campaign kickoff party at The Shrine. Fiasco (pictured) performed at the party, along with Rhymefest and a number of other special guests.
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Rhymefest, 33, is a third-generation citizen of the 20th Ward, which includes the Englewood, Back of the Yards and Woodlawn neighborhoods. He's running against Ald. Willie Cochran.
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Smith, who won a Grammy with fellow Chicagoan Kanye West, says he will be using hip-hop as a way to support his message.
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Music mogul George Daniels and Lupe.
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