Thursday, March 10, 2016

Retire, Rehash, Reefer

Paid For by the Rauner Turnaround AgendaSome township senior centers have been asked to set an extra chair at the mah-jong table. Chief Keef -- rap star and Lake County favorite son -- is retiring:
Chief Keef is throwing in the towel when it comes to his rap career. The Chicago-based rhymer announced his retirement on Twitter last week, saying that too many rappers sound like him.
Chief Keef Announces Retirement, Says Too Many Rappers Sound Like Him
One retirement planner told your LakeCountyEye that savvy millennials are cashing-in early -- particularly in states where Medicare payments can be applied toward their medical marijuana.

Keef's announcement impacts the City of Waukegan, which is sponsoring a music festival in May:
Despite skepticism from several aldermen about the logistics of staging a large concert at Waukegan Municipal Beach, the City Council voted unanimously Monday to strike a deal with Vet Fest LLC that would allow a series of Memorial Day weekend concerts.
Waukegan finalizes deal for Vet Fest, acts could be announced soon
Your LakeCountyEye has learned that festival organizers are now negotiating with a Chief Keef tribute band:
Chief and Re-Keef
A Ted Nugent tribute band has already been booked to headline the event:
A Complete Re-Ted
Your LakeCountyEye will keep you apprised when further developments warrant.

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