Kanye West is set to receive an honorary doctorate in artistry in 2 months. He revealed the news in a recent interview with Clique.
I was a gifted artist since age five and won national competitions and went to art school,” Kanye said.. “I’m actually getting an honorary doctorate on May 5th from the Art Institute of Chicago.
The 21-time Grammy Award winner and fashion designer attended the American Academy of Art and Chicago State University before dropping out of school to pursue a music career at age 20
West went on to sign a deal with Roc-A-Fella Records, later releasing his critically acclaimed debut album, The College Dropout in 2004.