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A History of Rappers in College Classrooms

Jason Kempin, Getty Images
Jason Kempin, Getty Images

9th Wonder, North Carolina Central University, Duke University, Harvard University

North Carolina-bred super producer 9th Wonder has spent the majority of the last decade transitioning from the rap world to the academic world. In 2007, he became the Artist In Residence at North Carolina Central University, teaching a class in hip-hop history. Since then, he has gone on to teach courses at both Duke and Harvard, and has been quoted saying he hopes to leave music behind to pursue a career in academia.

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