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Five Rappers You Didn't Know Had College Degrees

Myth: The ability to string rhymes together automatically kills brain cells, thereby making it impossible for said stringer of rhymes to obtain a college degree.

Fact: Many of your favorite hip-hoppers are college graduates with funny-sounding honorary titles.

Myth: Street education is a prerequisite for success in rap.

Fact: College education helped rappers like Ludacris and J.Cole land careers in music. Here are five rappers with college degrees, and five others with some level of college education.

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