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New Rhymefest Video: Mermaid

Tweet My new song “Mermaid” is about being with a beautiful woman who I can’t breathe with. Ultimately, she ends up killing me because she hates my world & I can’t live in hers. Here is a link to the song: Directed by Bryan Carr & Francis Kmiecik Model: Monica Miyagi Stylist: […]

Chicago Performance 9/24!

Tweet Rhymefest performs in the name of Chicago’s youth at Barrio Bonito’s First Annual Benefit Concert! Destroy x Rebuild Friday, September 24, 2010 8:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. Crimson Lounge 333 North Dearborn Street $25.00 online, $35.00 door (Click here for tickets – This is Rhymefest’s first Chicago performance in a while and it’s […]

New Rhymefest Song + Pictorial Video

Tweet I want to invite you to create a pictorial video for a new song that I’m about to release called “Mermaid.” Basically, you put together a series of pictures based on the lyrics of the song. I will post all of the entries on my site, and allow fans to comment on them. If […]

Need For Speed Race or Chase Review

Tweet Caption: My Son Solomon at the EA Games: Need for Speed Event Last Saturday was a momentous occasion for father and son. It was officially the first time we kicked it in the club together. Okay, I know what you’re thinking. Damn Fest, you’re old enough to have a son whose old enough to […]

“One Arm Push Up” Challenge

Tweet I decided to host a “One Arm Push Up” Challenge on Facebook. Since I hold the world record, I thought it’d be a fun challenge and I threw in a “Red Tape” for the prize. Here is the first brave soul to take on the challenge Hugh Duckworth: Josh Vineyard (aka B Boy Elusive) […]

Rhymefest on “Chicago Tonight”

Tweet Rhymefest is the first and only rapper to ever appear on “Chicago Tonight” which airs on WTTW Channel 11. He made his second appearance this week, with host Phil Ponce. Rhymefest discusses the importance of personal responsibility, his new album and ended the appearance with two acapella performances of “Letter” and “Exodus 5.1.” Here […]

New Rhymefest Video “One Hand Push Up”

Tweet Check out my new video for “One Hand Push Up” directed by Konee Rok:

Rhymefest on Jimmel Kimmel Live – 7/28

Tweet Here is a full clip of Rhymefest performing “City Is Falling” on Jimmy Kimmel Live – July 28th. Here is a link to Rhymefest performing “Celebration” on Jimmy Kimmel Live – July 28th.

Rhymefest on Jimmy Kimmel Live This Wednesday!

Tweet RHYMEFEST RETURNS TO JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE TO PROMOTE EL CHE Rapper Embarks on Global Media Blitz to Push Sophomore Album CHICAGO – Grammy Award winner Rhymefest is set to return to Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday July 28, 2010 to promote his new album El Che. Rhymefest’s last appearance on Jimmy Kimmel resulted in […]

Rhymefest Videos!

Tweet Below you will find the videos for five songs off of “El Che.” Stay tuned, more videos coming soon! All four videos were directed by Konee Rok (@KoneeRok) Track 7: Prosperity Track 2: T.M.S. Track 3: Say Wassup Track 10: Chicago Track 13: Give It To Me CHECK OUT […]


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.