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A Course On Drake & The Weeknd's Success Will Be Offered At A Toronto University In 2022

Drake and the Weeknd are Canadian powerhouses that have made their presence globally known. The music icons will be sharing a new stage together at X University — set to be renamed Ryerson University by Jan. 31, 2022 — for a class titled “Deconstructing Drake and the Weeknd” in their hometown of Toronto. The course will be taught by Hip-Hop expert, podcaster and writer Dalton Higgins who serves as a music professor in residence at the school, NOW Toronto reports. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dalton Higgins (@daltonhiggins5) “I was pushing Hip Hop Pedagogy in high schools, writing chapters and lesson plans for various hip hop textbooks,” Higgins said in an Instagram post. “But the real fun & deep learning has only really just begun as I’ll be teaching a course about two Toronto-born music titans; Drake & The Weeknd in early 2022.” He continued: “It’s time to get our Canadian rap & R&B icons recognized & canonized academically or otherwise. And it is CRITICAL for...

Sep 22, 2021