Hip-hopper Che "Rhymefest" Smith is getting a lot of outside support in his bid for 20th ward alderman.P-funker George Clinton put on fundraising concert. Fellow hip-hopper Lupe Fiasco has given his support. And on Jan.
(photo by Achy Obejas) South of Madison, at 58th and State in a large warehouse-garage, brick and cold and cavernous: a gathering of strangers. They mill and sip their coffees, chew on crumbly baked goods, then throng into a horseshoe around a bouquet of microphones.