The title of “doctor” has been earned by one of the leading ladies of Afrobeats. Recently, Tiwa Savage received an honorary degree from the University of Kent in Canterbury, England. “Some call me queen, but it’s Dr. Savage from now on,” Savage said in a speech while accepting the degree. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bankulli Osha (@bankulli)
Jul 18, 2022
Naomi Campbell is next up on the list of public figures who have earned an honorary doctorate degree. ABC News reports that the global supermodel received an honorary Ph.D. from the University of the Creative Arts in London for her contribution to the fashion world.
Jul 8, 2022
Talk to Jermaine Dupri very nicely, as he is set to receive an honorary doctor of fine arts degree from the Art Institute of Atlanta (Ai Atlanta). According to a press release, the legendary songwriter will receive the achievement for his influence throughout the music industry.
May 13, 2022
Pharrell Williams welcomed nearly 400 new alumni at Norfolk State University as the commencement speaker during the university fall ceremony. “I didn’t attend Norfolk State, but I was always present,” Williams said, according to The Virginian-Pilot. “The pull of the green and the gold is strong. I am honored to have made this part of my work, my story and still today, I can’t wait to see how far you amazing, impressive graduates of Norfolk State … how far you’ll go.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Norfolk State University 🔰 (@norfolkstateuniversity) During Pharrell Williams’ speech, he shared many gems with students. The acclaimed producer encouraged students to put their dollars toward local businesses prioritizing their needs and to embrace language that empowers people of color. “We are the emerging majority,” Williams said, according to The Virginian-Pilot. “Don’t wait until Election Day. Vote with your wallets today, tomorrow and the next day. Does the business...
Dec 14, 2021