Archive for Fan Response

Ask Rhymefest

Tweet 1. How can you tell if an emcee has lost touch with what’s real? You pose a very interesting question seeing as though I was just speaking with someone about the same issue this morning. Just because an artist is commercial, hood, or pop doesn’t mean they are not being sincere. Just because another […]

I Keep My Money Where the Jews Be

Tweet I received the following letter from a Jewish fan on Myspace and wanted to share his concern about one of my lines from “Exodus 5.1” from “The Manual.” First you’ll see his letter, and then my response. Let me know your thoughts. ‘Fest- I wanted to let you know that I’m a big fan […]

Part 2

Tweet Because of the lyrical content in my most recent songs “The Coolness” and “Supersonic (Chucky Cheese)” I’ve been receiving a lot of correspondence from fans.  Below is one of the letters I received, and I’d like for you to share your opinions:Fest,I love your stuff. Absolutely love it. “Blue Collar” was and is one […]


Che Smith is a revolutionary artist, writer, and activist. Popularly known as Rhymefest, the South Side Chicago native has been a trailblazer in music, television, and politics.