The hip-hop singer and songwriter Che "Rhymefest" Smith met Kanye West when they were budding young rappers in the Chicago scene. "He came up to me and was like, 'Yo, you're one of the top rappers in the city,'" Smith says in this clip from the new documentary In My Father's House. "The one thing you're missing is tracks; you need beats and I got beats." A friendship born out of competition emerged, and Smith and West went on to co-write "Jesus Walks." In My Father's House, in theaters now, tells the story of Smith's career, its rise and fall, and his quest to reconcile with his traumatic past.
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