Musician John Forte on Prison Reform Musician John Forte on Prison Reform MSNBC, Dec 28, 2012

Musician John Forte dropped by the NOW panel Friday to share his story and discuss an issue close to his heart: prison reform.

The Mo’Nique Show, April 2010 The Mo’Nique Show, April 2010 BET, April 7, 2010

John Forte was on the Monique show and he explained how he began dealing drugs and wound up being incarcerated. He also talked about how George Bush pardoned him and saved him seven years in jail.

Born Again Born Again New York Magazine, Aug 16, 2009

In the cab on the way to Newark Airport, John Forté had a feeling something was wrong. The rapper had been hanging out in his Nolita apartment when he got a call.

John Forte Takes His Brand Global John Forte Takes His Brand Global Popeater, Jan 29th, 2011

You know the name John Forte, You may know it from his past work with the Fugees in the '90s. (He co-wrote and produced two songs on The Score, which sold over 30 Million copies)

Russian TV Russian TV Nizhny Novgorod, April 2011

Forte performing and being interviewed on Russian television, with Alina Orlova.

Tribeca Film Fest: Soulful 'Russian Winter' Tribeca Film Fest: Soulful 'Russian Winter' Examiner, April 15, 2012

The 11th annual Tribeca Film Festival set for April 18-29, features an exciting mix of New York ethnic themes. One in particular, 'The Russian Winter' is a ‘must see’ that has been receiving a lot of buzz in the Black film world.

Review: The Russian Winter Review: The Russian Winter Verbicide Magazine, April 25, 2012

Everyone wants to attain a high level of success, and when one reaches it at a young age, it seems things can’t go wrong.

Creating an Anthem for a Borough Creating an Anthem for a Borough New York Times, Dec 10, 2012

Forté is the Brooklyn musician — Grammy-nominated for his work with the Fugees — who was asked by the Nets to create a song that could serve as an anthem for the team’s rebirth. 

Born Again Born Again New Your Magazine, Aug 16, 2009

John Forte's hip-hop career was interrupted by prison and saved by George W.Bush.

Good Day NY on Fox Good Day NY on Fox Fox, February 2011

Rapper and music producer John Forte is headed to Russia in what he hopes is the beginning of a 'new business model' using multimedia like never before.

The entertainer who once played with the Fugees and spent time in prison, stopped by the set of Good Day NY to talk about his upcoming trip.

John Forte opens the Scandic Grand Central Hotel John Forte opens the Scandic Grand Central Hotel Blackbook Magazine, October 4, 2011


For the opening of the Scandic Grand Central in Stockholm last weekend, the large-scale hotelier brought out the biggest and the best for a black tie gala in Sweden’s capital city.

The Russian Winter The Russian Winter Time Out New York, April 5, 2012

Brooklyn-born John Forté was a Grammy-nominated musician in the Fugees at 21 and a federal prison inmate at 26. When his prison sentence was remarkably commuted in 2008, Forté was given a second chance to share his talents with the world.

John Forté Documentary To Premiere At The Tribeca Film Festival John Forté Documentary To Premiere At The Tribeca Film Festival Complex Magazine, April 19, 2012

A classically trained violinist, a recipient of a full scholarship to Phillip Exeter Academy and a music business major at NYU— John Forté had all the makings of what he'd eventually become: a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter/producer.

Ben Taylor - Turn On The Lights Ben Taylor - Turn On The Lights Rockwood Music Hall, Dec 18, 2012

Shot and edited by John Forté for Le CASTLE. Filmed at Rockwood Music Hall (Saturday, December 15th, 2012).

Day in the Life: John Forte Trailer Day in the Life: John Forte Trailer Tribeca, April 28, 2012

Want to know what it's like to walk a day in the shoes of a Festival filmmaker? Go behind the lens with Tribeca as we take you into the life of The Russian Winter's John Forte in our new video series.

FilmBuff to Release Russian Winter FilmBuff to Release Russian Winter Variety, August 14, 2012

FilmBuff will release "The Russian Winter," a documentary about singer-songwriter John Forte's concert tour, on Oct. 23.

Review: Sundance 2012 Review: Sundance 2012 City Weekly, January 26, 2012

Review of John Forte and Friends at the ASCAP Music Cafe.

The Wills Report The Wills Report Fox Business News, Dec 10, 2010

John Forte on his time in prison and how he has turned his life around.

John Forté - Good Day New York John Forté - Good Day New York Fox, April 25, 2012

Singer/songwriter John Forte debuted a documentary about his 9-week tour in Russia during this year's TriBeCa Film Festival. He spoke with Good Day New York about the film.

Mind Full Mind Full Ebony, July 23, 2012

John sits down with Ebony magazine to discuss The Russian WInter, Le CASTLE and more.

Culture Room: The Russian Winter Culture Room: The Russian Winter Voice of Russia, July 2, 2012

In February 2011, American musician John Forte set out on a strange adventure - a tour of Russia in the dead of winter which took him everywhere from the heart of Moscow’s opulent nightlife all the way to Siberia.