Posted by Shiina Momo on September 09, 2011 at 21:48:05:
Che "Rhymefest" Smith and Mark Bazer to Debut on WGN Radio
Who: Che "Rhymefest" Smith and Mark Bazer
What: This debut show will feature a reflection on September 11th and what it means politically today. John Kimmel who is Jimmy Kimmel's brother and directs as well as writes for the "Jimmy Kimmel Show" will join them to discuss how comedy is written through tragedy.
When: Sunday, September 11, 2011 from 2:00 am to 5:00 a.m.
Where: WGN Radio 720 am
Che "Rhymefest" Smith Smith has carved out a life in art, music and social activism, always using his music career as a platform from which to stimulate social change. For nearly a decade, Che has been professionally writing and producing music and has since expanded not only his craft, but his sense of responsibility for the community that he calls home.
In 2005, Che won a Grammy Award for "Jesus Walks", which he co-wrote with friend Kanye West. He quickly used that notoriety to draw attention to critical issues that confront his community. He recently ran for Alderman in the City of Chicago.
Mark Bazer is a syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services. He also hosts "The Interview Show," a monthly talk show at The Hideout, in Chicago.
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