Chief Keef Rapper to run for Mayor of Chicago

Keef now plans on running for mayor of the city he was raised in. He announced this on Twitter yesterday, July 27, 2015.

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  play Before announcing his political ambition, the sometimes controversial 19-year-old rapper tweeted a message telling them to call the Mayor, and included his phone number in the tweet. (lyricallemonade)
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American rapper Chief Keef is on a war path with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

Keef now plans on running for mayor of the city he was raised in. He announced this on Twitter yesterday, July 27, 2015.

Before announcing his political ambition, the sometimes controversial 19-year-old rapper tweeted a message telling them to call the Mayor, and included his phone number in the tweet.

 

The issue between Chief Keef and the Mayor of Chicago started last week when the rapper wanted to perform in Chicago via hologram. Unfortunately, his show (a benefit concert intended to "stop the violence" in Chicago) was stopped as a result of two outstanding warrants for his arrest.

  play Chief Keef now resided in Los Angeles (Billboard )

 

The show was also meant to raise money for families of raper/friend Capo, and the 13-month-old Dillan Harris. Harris was killed by a vehicle that was fleeing from a crime scene. 

Keef's show was cancelled because it was tagged "significant public safety risk."

Capo play Capo, an associate of Chief Keef (bet)

 

The show was later moved to July 25, and was meant to take place at Craze Fest in Hammond, Ind., 25 miles away from Chicago. Sadly it was canceled last minute, when police got on stage into Chief Keef's performance.

  play Following problems with the law, Chief Keef was dropped by Interscope in 2014. (Audio Mack)

 

"I know nothing about Chief Keef. All I’d heard was he has a lot of songs about gangs and shooting people -- a history that's anti-cop, pro-gang and pro-drug use. He's been basically outlawed in Chicago, and we're not going to let you circumvent Mayor Emanuel by going next door" Hammond mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. told the New York Times.

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