In hip-hop, the trappings of street life are often discussed more than the value of higher education. Prison life and actions that can lead to prison sentences have become common story lines within rap music. However, several of the top rappers have more than street knowledge. They hit the books, passed all of the initial requirements and attended classes on a college campus.

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A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.