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Rhymefest and Lupe Fiasco Have Started Giving Away Free Turkeys

November 25, 2010 (5:13 am) GMT
On November 24, a day before Thanksgiving, the rapper-turned-politician and his friend started providing food to needy Chicago families.

Rapper-turned-politician Rhymefest has recruited pal to help him win support in his run for office in his native Chicago, Illinois this Thanksgiving - by handing out free food to locals who register to vote.

Rhymefest, real name Che Smith, formally entered the race to become an alderman for the 20th Ward at the Chicago City Council in October and he is hoping to boost voter participation in the February 2011 elections by enticing Chicago residents with free food to celebrate the American holiday.

The duo started giving out free turkeys and cheesecakes on Wednesday, November 24, a day before Thursday's holiday, from the south to West Side of Chicago. For the charity project, Rhymefest urged people to donate to aim20.com.

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