Watch Kanye West’s Full Honorary Doctorate Acceptance Speech

12 May 2015, 09:50

Dr Kanye West Honorary Doctorate Speech 2015

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Kanye West was made a doctor by the School of Art Institute of Chicago.

Kanye West: Singer, producer, fashion designer and now, he's also a doctor. 

The 'College Dropout' rapper yesterday (11th May) visited the School of Art Institute in his hometown of Chicago, where he was honoured with a doctorate degree. 

Yeezy, who admitted he was feeling "nervous," took to the podium to make a short speech, which he began by saying;  "I am a pop artist, so my medium is public opinion, and the world is my canvas." 

"When I was giving a lecture at Oxford, I brought up this school because when I went on that mission to create in other spaces, apparel, film, performance, it would have been easier if I could have said that I had a degree at the Art Institute of Chicago," 'Ye told the audience. 

 

Dr. Kanye West!!!!!!! I'm so proud of you baby & I know your mom would be so proud too!!!!

A photo posted by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) onMay 11, 2015 at 1:18pm PDT


Kim Kardashian posted a message to her husband on Instagram letting him know that she was "proud" and that his mother Donda West, who was a professor of English, would be too. 

Watch Kanye West's full speech above.

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