Find where rap superstar Kanye West went to college and where he has a degree from.
Kanye West is one of the most well-known and successful rappers in the world. Not only has he been topping the charts for years, but he also launched his popular fashion brand Yeezy There is some confusion though about Wests education. He may be the worlds most famous college dropout. After all, thats the name of his debut album. However, today you can actually call him Dr. West. Heres more on that and which colleges the hip-hop artist attended. Kanye West attends the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscar Party | Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images for Vanity Fair Kanye West attended two different colleges West attended Chicagos American Academy of Art in 1997 where he took painting classes. The future designer then transferred to Chicago State University and studied English. Ye decided to drop out of college to pursue a musical career, which as we know worked out very well for him, but West has always expressed his regret for not finishing school and obtaining a degree. In 2015, he finally got a degree. Yeezy has a doctorate Kayne West | Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Sean Combs Even though West did not graduate from either college, he has a degree thanks to an honorary doctorate given to by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2015. I felt my nerves a bit and I dont feel that feeling a lot, the rapper admitted about attending the graduation ceremony and receiving his honorary degree. The nerves of humility and modesty when being honored, a humanization, a reality, of being recognized, and all I thought as I sit here kinda shaking a little bit, is, I need to get rid of that feeling! I need to not be nervous. The designer gave a five-minute speech at the schools graduation ceremony. When I was giving a lecture at Oxford, I brought up this school because when I went on that mission to create in other spaces, apparel, film, performance, it would have been easier if I could have said that I had a degree at the Art Institute of Chicago, West told the crowd, per the