6 Musical Geniuses Whose Careers Have Made it to the Classroom
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6 Musical Geniuses Whose Careers Have Made It to the Classroom

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Jay Z

In 2011, Georgetown Professor Michael Eric Dyson brought the life and career of Jay Z into his classroom for a course titled “Sociology of Hip Hop: Jay Z.”

The course examined Jay Z’s career and tied it to lessons on African American culture and business, with students having a midterm, final exam, and required readings including the rapper’s book Decoded.

“I think he’s an icon of American excellence,” Dyson tells Fox News.


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