Wasalu Jaco, a.k.a. Lupe Fiasco, gave a lecture called “Rap Theory and Practice: An Introduction” at MIT in 2022—and it quickly racked up over a million views when MIT Comparative Media Studies/Writing posted it online. The talk offered a preview of his spring semester class.
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