Watch: Kanye West Receives Doctorate Degree

Dr. Kanye West?

Yep. You read right. The “Touch the Sky” rapper was awarded an honorary doctorate degree by The School of the Art Institute of Chicago at its annual commencement.

West shared the stage with three other honorary-degree recipients: Chicago gallery owner Rhona Hoffman; Art Institute of Chicago President and Director Douglas Druick; and Janet Neiman of the LeRoy Neiman Foundation (an SAIC alum, and co-namesake of the school’s Neiman Center, according to the Chicago Tribune.

This year is shaping up to be a good one for West.

Just last week, the star was listed as one of TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World.

Watch West’s speech below.