As a world traveler, prolific writer, artist, community organizer and teacher Rhymefest has shattered countless negative stereotypes in Hiphop. 

His award winning documentary “In My Father’s House” details a journey to redeem his relationship with his estranged alcoholic father who’d been homeless for over 30 years.

His work on Songs like Kanye West’s Jesus Walks, Common & John Legend’s Glory and DJ Jazzy Jeff’s M3 has garnered countless awards including multiple Grammy’s, a Critics Choice award, Golden Globe and an Oscar. 

As a Dartmouth Montgomery Fellow, and Co-founder/Creative Director of his own organization (Art Of Culture) Rhymefest has expanded his artistic expression to Acting as he Co-Stars in his first major film “The Public” Written & Directed by Emilio Estavez, while maintaining a profound passion to teach and pass his experiences to new generations of youth and artists. 

Che Rhymefest Smith lives by the example and mantra that, “The Only True Power, Is The Power To Empower Others”.