Whoa, Nelly — did you know that in addition to being a rapper and actor, Nelly is also an educator? The hip hop artist has opened his own school, EI (meaning, of course, The ex’Treme Institute) in his hometown of St. Louis, to help people with musical and artistic endeavors.
The “Hey Porsche” singer Tweeted excitedly:
One of the greatest day of my life !!! First day of school for my students at EI my music school!!! WOW instagr.am/p/WK1X-9iikn/— Nelly_Mo(@Nelly_Mo) February 25, 2013
Nelly might not end up being your professor (Hrumph!), but you might be able to attend his school. This isn’t your typical school — it offers some pretty specific courses, especially for people wanting to break into the entertainment industry. How specific are we talking about? It offers degrees for things like entertainment & media business management and recording engineering & music production. You can also take courses in music production, vocals/songwriting, dance, graphic design and the arts. Doesn’t sound boring at all!
It’s cool to see Nelly so passionate about arts education! And if you need more help with your education, arts-related or otherwise, you can always check out Get Schooled. It has everything from One Direction recorded wake up calls to advice on tutoring to help in getting into the college of your choice. It’s also got loads of info to help you (gulp) pay for college, because we know that can be pretty intimidating. If school’s a “Dilemma” and you’re not sure where to turn to for help with higher education — Get Schooled is here to help. And that’s not “Just A Dream.” OK, no more Nelly song puns…for now!
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