Nas introduced a Hip-Hop fellowship at Harvard University, which was funded by an anonymous donor, who wanted the program to bear Nas’ name. The donor stated that it will help “fund artists and scholars who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in the arts in connection with Hip-Hop”.

At the time of the initial report, Nas said “Hip-hop is important like computer science. The world is changing. If you want to understand the youth, listen to the music. This is what’s happening right underneath your nose.”

Now, we get a look into Nas’ Hip Hop fellowship.

“When multi-platinum hiphop artist Nas was growing up in the housing projects in Queensbridge, New York, he probably wouldn’t have guessed Harvard would ask to create a hiphop fellowship in his name 30 years later. But it’s happening. So how do you design a home for hiphop at Harvard? We ventured to find out.”