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Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010

Tonight @ Shank Hall, 8 p.m.

One-time Fugees cohort John Forte was one of rap’s more promising rising stars in the late ’90s, but after his 1998 solo album flopped Forte was arrested for transferring drugs and sentenced to 14 years in federal prison. An unlikely...
03.13.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Whether history condemns or redeems George W. Bush, this one footnote of his presidency will long spark debate: Why did Bush, a man almost ideologically opposed to pardons�so much so that he issued less than 200 of them, infuriating his base by not even granting a full one for Lewis Libby�decide to commute John Forte's prison sentence? Activists claim that the rapper, who penned hits f...