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Jay-Z Is The Subject Of Course At Georgetown University

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Jay-Z college class

Jay-Z officially has it all. He's got his own basketball team, record label, clothing line, superstar wife, 99 problems, and now, a class at Georgetown University dedicated to his life story!

This semester, students are studying the social commentary behind his lyrics at the Washington D.C. campus in a class called Sociology of Hip-Hop: Jay-Z.

Michael Eric Dyson, a professor who has also taught classes about music icons Tupac and Marvin Gaye, believes that the rapper's work as a basis is the perfect way to study sociological issues including racial and gender identity, sexuality, capitalism and economic inequality in America.

In fact, Dyson thinks Jay-Z,

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