Top 10 Most Educated Rappers with College Degrees

List of Rap and Hip Hop Stars Who Went to College


Educated Rappers with Degree
Educated Rappers with Degree

Do you think education has any link with the music? Or you consider the musicians and singers less educated or uneducated?. If so then you are at wrong thought because we know some educated rappers who earned a lot of fame without compromising with their education. Education is the basic thing for polishing the skills of a person. Here are mentioned top most educated rappers with a college degree.

Let’s see the top 10 most educated rappers.

1) Tracey Lee (Howard University & SULC)

Tracey Lee
Tracey Lee

A famous American hip-hopper, music director, and rapper Tracey Lee was born on 22 October 1970. He is been famous for his song “The Theme (its Party Time), which was a hit of its time(1997). Tracey graduated from Howard University in Communication Sciences and received his doctorate in Juris from Southern University Law Center. He not only studied law but practiced it along with his music career.

2) David Banner (Southern University & UMES)

David Banner

David Banner’s real-life name is Lavell William Crump who born on 11 April 1974. He is a famous American rapper, music director, philanthropist, and activist by profession. David Banner did his bachelor’s degree from Southern University and did his Masters in Education from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.

3) Ludacris (Georgia State University)

Ludacris
Ludacris

Born on 11 September 1977, Ludacris is leading his career as an American rapper and actor. In 1995 he graduated from Banneker High School, Georgia. Then his love for music brings him to Georgia State University where he studied music management from 1998 to 1999

4) Sean “Diddy” Combs (Howard University)

Sean John Combs
Sean John Combs

Also known as Puff Daddy, Diddy, Puffy, or P.Diddy is a multi-talented American artist working as a songwriter, record producer, singer, actor, record executive, and rapper. He was born on 4 November 1969, graduated in 1987 from Roman Catholic Academy namely Mount Saint Michael Academy. He studied business at Howard University but left the studies for some reason then he returned to the university for doing a Doctorate in humanities in 2014.

5) Lil’ Wayne (University of Houston & University of Phoenix)

Lil Wayne
Lil Wayne

Lil’Wayne is the professional name of Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, who was born on 27 September 1982. He is an American rapper writes his songs on his own and equally talented as an actor. Carter was doing honors from McMain Magnet School but to make his career in music he left the school at the age of 14.

6) Kanye West (Chicago State University)

Kanye West
Kanye West

He’s not only an American singer, rapper, and songwriter but also a fashion designer. This multi-talented man was born on 8 June 1977. After completing his graduation from the high school in Chicago he attended the American Academy of Art through a scholarship in 1997. Then he went to Chicago State University for studying English but left it as he thinks it as an obstacle in his career.

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7) Common (Florida A&M University)

Common (rapper)
Common (rapper)

Common is the professional name, his original name is Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn. He is an American rapper, writer, actor, and activist. Lynn studied at Florida A&M University on a scholarship for two years. His major was business administration.

8) Talib Kweli (New York University)

Talib Kweli
Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli was born on 3 October 1975, famous as an American rapper. He earned his primary education in a boarding school name Cheshire Academy in Connecticut. Then he studied experimental theater at New York University.

9) Rick Ross (Albany State University)

Rick Ross
Rick Ross

Rick Ross is the stage name while his real name is William Leonard Roberts ll. He is an American rapper who writes his songs and also are record executive. He did his graduation from Miami Carol City Senior High School. Then on a football scholarship, he went to historically black college Albany State University.

10) Flavor Flav (Adelphi University)

Flavor Flav
Flavor Flav

The real name is William Jinathan Drayton Jr and was born on 16 March 1959. He is famous as an American rapper but he also showed his talent as an actor and a reality television personality. He founded Public Enemy which is a hip hop group of which he is a member also. He joined culinary school then graduated from Adelphi University on Lon Island.

So, who’s your favorite rapper from the list mentioned above? leave in a comment below.

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