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Four College Courses Kanye Could Teach in Chicago

Rapper. Fashion Designer. Naked Motorcycle Rider. Professor?

PHOTO: UNDATED PRESS PHOTO, 2004

Last month, Kanye announced in a tweet that he will teach a course at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the American Academy of Art. Both institutions subsequently responded, “Huh?”

Is Kanye reading The Secret and putting his intentions out there? Is Kanye just being Kanye? Let’s open the course catalog and see what else he might think he’s teaching here, now that he’s returning home.

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