Art Institute Of Chicago To Award Kanye West Honorary Doctorate Degree

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The college dropout is about to become a doctor.

In an interview with Clique, Kanye West revealed he’d be getting a honorary degree from the Art Institute of Chicago.

“I was a gifted artist since age five and won national competitions and went to art school,” Kanye said in the interview. “I’m actually getting an honorary doctorate on May 5th from the Art Institute of Chicago.”

West briefly attended the American Academy of Art and Chicago State University before leaving school to pursue music at age 20, before releasing his The College Dropout album in Feb. 2004.



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