When it was first announced that Lil B would be lecturing at New York University in 2012, people were, understandably, pretty shocked, But after a ton of media coverage and positive feedback, the rapper continued his public, vaguely education speaking career,
Lil Wayne Responds To 8th Grade Teacher Using His Lyrics In Homework Assignment Feb 15, 2014 at 11:38am
A little while back, a Floridian teacher was suspended from The Charter Schools of Boynton Beach after assigning homework which asked students to assess Lil Wayne lyrics.
Kevin Gates, a New Orleans, Baton Rouge native, had a tough time leaving the street life alone to focus completely on his music. It's a feat he seems to have finally accomplished though, but his troubled past is still well-documented in his lyrics.
Nas is one of the most respected emcees in the game, and it seems his clout is only growing, with the announcement that Harvard is creating a fellowship in his name. The announcement comes as a joint project between the Hip-Hop Archive and the W. E. B.