The School of The Art Institute of Chicago has reportedly rescinded Kanye West’s honorary doctorate degree. The institute revoked the award due to Ye’s vexed comments that were ruled as anti-semitic
As the world continues to punish Ye for his comments, SOHH would like to highlight five tremendous things Ye has accomplished without the help of a degree:
Reach Billionaire Status
In 2020, Kanye obtained billionaire status,
The majority of West’s net worth was due to his popular Yeezy brand with Adidas. Kanye also has millions in stocks, real estate, and vehicles. Though Forbes has since claimed he has lost the title, that didn’t stop Ye from achieving a rare currency many, degreed or not, will never see.
Won A Grammy
Ye has won 21 Grammys; though he did not receive a nomination this year, his track record is very impressive. Though Ye has openly expressed his dislike for the award show, his first album College Dropout won a Grammy, with the entirety being geared to how much Ye doesn’t need school.
Opened A School
Despite the irony, Kanye opened his school in honor of his mother Donda West, Donda Academy features star basketball athletes. The school was temporarily closed after Ye’s controversy but shortly opened back up.
Got A Documentary
Ye’s Netflix Documentary “Jeen-Yuhs,” which was released earlier this year, was a trending film for weeks. Kanye’s friend, Coodie Simmons, narrated the flick’s entirety and gave insight into Kanye’s every move for ten years.
Ran For President
Kanye West is successfully running in the 2024 presidential election. He has even announced that he would remove his grills and tattoos if elected.
Additionally, Ye asked former president Donald Trump to be his running mate.
In relation to proving Nay-sayers wrong, despite Chris Brown being deemed as “cancelled” by many of American viewers his UK tour sold out in minutes.