Rapper Scarface has announced that he is running for Houston City Council.
Scarface (real name, Brad Terrence Jordan,) revealed the news to fans via his Instagram account.
"It’s official. I’m offering myself for service as the next Houston City Councilmember for District D. Join our movement! More details to come. www.bradfordistrictd.com" he wrote.
He is currently accepting donations on behalf of his forthcoming campaign. The news just a year after Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Councilman Dwight Boykins’ declaration of Brad “Scarface” Jordan Day throughout the city of Houston on June 26.
“You know me as ‘Scarface,’ but now you get the opportunity to meet Brad Jordan. I’ve done a lot of music and I did a lot of speaking…and I want to let y’all know I’m getting ready to make a super impact in the community because that’s the most important thing to me right now, that’s my passion: to make sure everybody is treated equally, to make sure we get equal justice, to make sure that everybody is on the same level playing field and I hope that you will stand behind me in my positive purpose of making this happen. Thank you to the city of Houston," he told reporters at the time.