HARVARD ESTABLISHES NAS FELLOWSHIP

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Could there be any two worlds that are more devoid of each other than hip hop and the great higher learning institution that is Harvard University?  Looking to bring the two worlds together, Nas has established a fellowship in his name.  Having dropped out of school in the 8th grade, Nas has gone on to be one of the most respected minds in the rap game.

“In my rollercoaster of a life I’ve endured good and bad for sure, and I’ve truly been blessed to have achieved so much thru art in my short life thus far. But I am immensely over-the-top excited about the Nasir Jones HIP-HOP Fellowship at Harvard. From Queens, NY to true cultural academia. My hopes are that greed for knowledge, art, self-determination and expression go a long way. It is a true honor to have my name attached to so much hard work, alongside great names like Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and W.E.B. Du Bois and to such a prestigious and historical institution, and all in the name of the music I grew to be a part of.” – Nas

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