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Kanye West Receives Honorary Doctorate - Listen to His Acceptance Speech at SAIC!

Kanye West Receives Honorary Doctorate - Listen to His Acceptance Speech at SAIC!

Kanye West flashes a big smile while receiving an honorary doctorate at School Of Art Institute Of Chicago on Monday (May 11) in Chicago, Ill.

“When I was giving a lecture at Oxford, I brought up this school because when I went out on that mission to create other spaces – apparel, film, performance – it would’ve been easier if I could have said I had a degree at the Art Institute of Chicago,” the 37-year-old rapper shared during his speech. Listen to his speech below!

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In case you didn’t know, Kanye had dropped out of the School of Art Institute of Chicago at the age of 20 to pursue music.

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