Slices | January 30, 2014
Sorry college dropouts, you’ve missed your opportunity to pay a significant amount of money to partake in an actual university course dedicated to exploring the friendship of Kanye West and Jay-Z. The University of Missouri professor behind the “Jay-Z and Kanye West” class told Consequence of Sound:
I really do think that these guys are warming up to the level of major poets, and not many people think of it in those terms. Because it’s not just on a page, but it’s video art, too. So, we looked at how those complicated the questions, and how do books about poetry help us to understand rap with Jay and Kanye at the forefront … They’re very much like painters and novelists in the 20th century, moving beyond the confines of the art form’s boundaries.
Like all good university classes, the course will undoubtedly prepare you for all future career pursuits. This is exactly the kind of educational training future employers are looking for on a resume ... Discuss