Missy Elliott is set to make history by being the first female hip-hop artist to receive an honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music. The star will be honoured for her achievements, influence in music, and enduring global impact. The college announced the exciting news on social media.
Missy will receive the degree on 11 May from Berklee College of Music at Boston University.
Missy Elliott to receive an honorary degree from Berklee College of Music. Congratulations!
ANNOUNCEMENT: @jtimberlake, @MissyElliott, and @LacketyLac to Receive Honorary Doctorates at #Berklee Commencement https://t.co/6OvOkfWCkE pic.twitter.com/k9Bsr1W42G
— Berklee College of Music (@BerkleeCollege) March 12, 2019
I am soooooo HUMBLED!🙏🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 https://t.co/ouUZnqflAN
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) March 12, 2019
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This is the FIRST TIME a female rapper receives an honorary Doctorate Degree by the Berklee College. @MissyElliott making more history! https://t.co/7YZFiXf5h1
— Missy Elliott SupaFriends (@Supa_Friends) March 12, 2019
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