Defining change in the name of community, two fellow legendary rap groupmates look to make a change in their perspective Houston, TX communities by running for Houston City Council seats. Brad Jordan a.k.a. “Scarface” and Willie James Dennis a.k.a. “Willie D” of the iconic Geto Boys have both evolved from edgy and sometimes controversial rappers to advocates and concerned citizens who look be a voice of reason and change in their communities.
Early this summer Jordan announced he was running for Houston City Council District D where current Councilman Dwight Boykins holds office but is running against Mayor Sylvester Turner for the Mayor’s seat. District D includes Midtown to Beltway, Sunnyside and the Third Ward, and is home to Texas Southern University and the University of Houston.
Willie D later announced he is running for the office of Houston City Council District B which includes East Houston, the Greater Fifth Ward, and the George Bush Intercontinental Airport to name a few of the super neighborhoods.
Fans and residents wish these two the best in their new journey of politics and in return these politicians hope that voters will turn up at the polls on the general election day, November 5, 2019.
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