Category: Entertainment Published on Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:02 Written by Bria Feliu/ Urban Daily
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The fellowship program will be a joint venture with Harvard's Hip-Hop Archive and is expected to expand upon the institute's earlier work.
The Hip-Hop Archive was established in 2002 at Harvard and supports growing research in hip-hop. Nas' fellowship program will assist students who excel in the arts in connection with hip-hop. Recipients will be selected by members of Harvard.
Nas is not the first rapper to have worked with the Ivy League's Hip-Hop Archive program. Just last year, 9th Wonder worked closely with the program and documented different aspects of the research project.
"In my roller coaster of a life, I've endured good and bad for sure, and I've truly been blessed to have achieved so much through art in my short life thus far; but I am immensely over-the-top excited about the Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship at Harvard." -Nas
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