|Kanye West actually smiling as he is honored with a doctorate degree.|
ceremony alone as his wife, Kim K and their daughter were in Brazil for the launch of her new clothing collection.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, one of the most prestigious art schools in the US, said the honorary doctorate is given to "influential individuals" who earned "this distinguished award through their work''. Kanye's selection stirred up controversy amongst some students and alum, but SAIC President Walter E. Massey and Dean of Faculty Lisa Wainwright firmly defended the decision to award Kanye with a degree in an interview saying:
"The guy is smart, the music is beautiful, it's complicated, it's post-modern, it's hip, it's awakening," said Wainwright, "I couldn't be happier."
|Wife Kim Kardashian sends hubby Kanye West congratulatory message on his honorary doctorate degree.|