You Must Learn: College Courses Based on Music Stars

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  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Diddy
  • Miley Cyrus
  • Beyoncé
  • Jay Z
  • Jay Z
  • Madonna
  • Lady Gaga
  • Kanye West and Jay Z
  • Michael Jackson
  • Prince
  • Tupac Shakur

You Must Learn: College Courses Based on Music Stars

It's a rare occurrence when a single person becomes a global phenomenon. It's even more astonishing when that person maintains that grip on society for years and years, like Beyoncé, Diddy and Kendrick Lamar, who in the less than two years since his debut has become one of hip hop's most influential game changer.

And now Kendrick's the latest on a short list of musical celebs whose career is being/has been studied in the realm of academia. Read on to see which institutes of higher learning are examining the poetry and impact of music stars. 

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