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Harvard Creates Nas Fellowship

“My people be projects or jail never Harvard or Yale…” Street knowledge continues to amaze the scholars. Despite dropping out of the eighth grade, Nas has been honored by Harvard University with the Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship. The program will fund and enrich artists and scholars with connections to hip-hop. Says Nas: “In my rollercoaster of a life I’ve endured good and bad for sure, and I’ve truly been blessed to have achieved so much thru art in my short life […]

J.Cole Speaks At Harvard University

From Hillside to Harvard, Jermaine took the podium in Cambridge this afternoon for the lecture, “The Next Move: A Conversation with J. Cole”. He spoke to students on his musical influences from Tupac to Michael Jackson, his dreams of going to the NBA before transitioning to music and more. Pay attention. ru

GZA Lecturing At Harvard University

Wu-Tang’s GZA is set to bring his mystery of chessboxin lyrical skills to Harvard University. Maximillion will lecture on the music industry during the institution’s Black Men’s Forum on December 1st at 4 pm followed by a Q&A for the public. He also plans to attend the Broad Institute and the MIT Media Lab to speak with folks there for inspiration on his next album. What a genius. rollingstone