Q-Tip Receives Honorary Doctorate From Berklee College Of Music

Recently, Q-Tip was honored with a honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music.

He said on Instagram, “Thank you again to the folks at Berklee for the honor bestowed.”

He continued, “What a great time to share w dear friend @ledisi and new friend @santarosalive and CONGRATS to the class of 2024! I’m still pinching [pinching emoji] #berkleecollegeofmusic.”

Berklee College of Music stated that the institution gave this doctorate to Tip because of his “forward-thinking artistic vision, which merges rap, jazz, and other styles with socially conscious lyrics, as well as for his impact as a producer, actor, educator, and cultural ambassador.”

WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 08: Rapper and Kennedy Center Artistic Director for Hip-Hop Culture, Q-Tip recites a poem during the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities poetry reading at the White House, September 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. First lady Michelle Obama hosted the event to honor five students with the nation’s highest honor for teen poets presenting original work. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)


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