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Kanye West receives honorary degree at the School of Art Institute in Chicago

Kanye West receives honorary degree at the School of Art Institute in Chicago

The College Dropout gets his day

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Rapper turned fashion designer Kanye West was basking in an altogether different spotlight than the college dropout is used to on Monday night, picking up at honorary degree at the School Of Art Institute in Chicago

Kanye West debut studio album in 2004 was titled The College Dropout, so we can see why the rapper turned designer was all smiles on Monday night, as he receieved an honorary degree at the School of Art Institude in Chicago. Goodbye college dropout, hello Dr. West!

The 37-year-old said that his beloved mother, Donda West, always wanted him to finish college and his wife Kim Kardashian West posted a picture of her husband wearing his mortarboard with the caption "Dr Kanye West! I'm so proud of you and I know your mom would be so proud too."

Take a look at the pictures and watch West's acceptance speech in the video below.

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