DONALD & KANYE

Kanye West is from Georgia. Like many musical talents, he left college to pursue music and left his academics behind. He began by producing tracks for Jay-Z while building his own demo and THE COLLEGE DROPOUT...

TUPAC

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrates a uniquely American genre, one that's taken many forms over the decades — in Chuck Berry's soul, Bob Marley's reggae protest songs, Prince's flamboyant pop, and as...

With a few exceptions, most successful rappers have classical training

Rappers Tupac, Nicki Minaj, Slick Rick, Kanye West, Dana Dane and newcomer Azealia Banks all have one thing in common. They all got schooled! Any artist worth their salt has sat through Ear Training, Voice and Diction, Theatre History 1, Art History, and possibly Keyboard Skills and Chorus during the course of their formal training on the way to becoming world class professional performing artists.