The producer and college dropout will receive his award on May 5th.
The Hip-Hop act is set to receive an honorary award from the Art Institute Of Chicago. He revealed this during an interview with Clique.
"I was a gifted artist since age five and won national competitions and went to art school. I’m actually getting an honorary doctorate on May 5th from the Art Institute of Chicago" said the rapper during the interview.
Kanye West was a student at the American Academy of Art and Chicago State University. Shortly after he dropped out to chase his musical dreams.