Justin Timberlake And Missy Elliott Receive Honorary Doctorates at Berklee College of Music
The pop star and rap queen — who’s the first hip-hop artist to receive this honor from Berklee — enjoyed a celebratory weekend with Berklee’s staff and students, which culminated at commencement when they were handed their honorary doctorates in music.
Timberlake cracked a few jokes during his speech and riffed on his newly minted doctor status (“I was saying earlier, I don’t do surgeries, but I could probably work out some prescriptions!”). He also doled out some advice, as CBS Boston reports: “You’re defined by what you define failure as. It’s not a thing if it leads you to your success. It’s all part of the journey.”………read more
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