Kanye West to Receive Honorary Doctorate Degree

Kanye West

"I was a gifted artist since age 5 and won national competitions and went to art school," he said.

Rap's most famous college dropout will soon have a diploma to hang up in his office.

In an interview with CliqueKanye West shared that he'll receive an honorary degree from the Art Institute of Chicago.

"I was a gifted artist since age 5 and won national competitions and went to art school," he said in the interview. "I'm actually getting an honorary doctorate on May 5th from the Art Institute of Chicago."

West briefly attended the American Academy of Art and Chicago State University before leaving school to pursue music at age 20. Of course, West released his The College Dropout album in Feb. 2004. 

This article originally appeared on Billboard.com.

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