Get Schooled–8 Rappers With a College Education

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1. Common Ground


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With politically conscious sentiments and sophisticated lyrics, its no surprise rapper Common received a scholarship to attend Florida A&M Universityand now the performer has even developed his own educational foundation, Common Ground, in an effort to expose underprivileged children to new opportunities through the creative arts.

2. Acting Childish


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After hes done writing for television, acting on NBCs comedy Community, and producing for his own comedy sketch group Derrick Comedy, Donald Glover a.k.a. Childish Gambino still has time to throw down some sick tracks. The well-rounded artist attended NYUs Tisch School of the Arts in dramatic writing.

3. Dropout


With his first hit album entitled The College Dropout, its no wonder that Kanye West once attendedif only brieflyChicago State University, the same institution where his mother was chair of the English department. (Bet he went to bed without supper that night!)