In light of Kanye’s political rants and a Twitter feud involving co-founder Rhymefest, the charity will be rebranded as Arts of Culture, Inc.
Rhymefest had accused Kanye of failing to financially support the Chicago-based organization.
Space will include a recording studio, curriculum space, and music museum for Chicago’s South Side.
D’Angelo, The Weeknd, Taylor Swift, Muse among the other early winners.
Rhymefest recently removed himself from sessions for The Life of Pablo.
Kanye West: the Jim Henson of hip-hop.
The 20th Ward gets a hip-hop candidate.
Rhymefest promises “artistry, lyricism, and originality;” we expect no less.
The Magic Numbers, Alberta Cross, The xx, Rhymefest, Efterklang, Califone, and more! Many many more!
Re-Living Thing features contributions from GZA, Kardinal Offishall, Wale, Talib Kweli, Three 6 Mafia, and more!