#CAUToday Clark Atlanta University Partners with Grammy Award Winning Artist, Actor & Entrepreneur @Tip and @DrMelvaWilliams to Bring an Understanding of the Origin, Culture and Business of Trap Music to the University > https://t.co/ybcvDoB8po#WeAreCAU #ComeGetSomeCAU pic.twitter.com/a7XuU4B9BU
— Clark Atlanta Univ. (@CAU) June 23, 2020
WHATCHU KNOW ABOUT THAT?!
T.I is going to make sure you know err’thanggg about the “Business of Trap Music.”
Clark Atlanta University announced the Atlanta rapper will be tag teaming with renowned hip-hop scholar Dr. Melva K. Williams on a new course, “Business of Trap Music.” Williams is a Presidential Leadership Scholar and co-founder for the Higher Education Leadership Foundation (H.E.L.F.). She also serves as a Vice Chancellor for Southern University Shreveport and New Orleans.
“HBCUs have a vital role in our community and have managed to withstand even while being some of the most under-resourced institutions,” said T.I. in a statement. “Our national HBCUs continue to underscore the fact that we have always had to do more with less. I am excited to be partnering with Clark Atlanta University in my hometown – Atlanta.”
“I applaud their innovative approach to ensuring their students are educated beyond the traditional textbook curriculum. I am honored to lend my voice and unique experiences to the betterment of today’s young people and to do my part to lift the legacy of historical black colleges and universities across the nation.”