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Pharrell Receives Honorary Doctorate From NYU

The one and only, Pharrell Williams can now add another title to his resume. Today the word on the e-streets is that Pharrell Receives Honorary Doctorate From NYU. While we’ve seen quite a bit happening on campus’ around the country, Pharrell recently was honored by NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

Pharrell was an artist in residence at the school in 2016 and has also received of an honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts degree from the college. He gave an empowering speech where he pushed for the need for more “visual activists” ending things by saying “There is no humanity without education, and there is no education without humanity.” Check out the speech below and send a big congrats to Pharrell!

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