Justin Timberlake and Missy Elliot Receive Honorary Doctorates From Berklee College

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Published on May 13, 2019 - Duration: 01:10s

Justin Timberlake and Missy Elliot Receive Honorary Doctorates From Berklee College

Justin Timberlake and Missy Elliot Receive Honorary Doctorates From Berklee College The two celebrity icons attended the music college’s commencement ceremony on Saturday to receive their honorary doctorates.

Timberlake was honored for his “influence on pop music, his versatility, and for being an inspiration.” Elliot was honored for “bending genres, breaking stereotypes” and breaking “stylistic boundaries.” She is the first hip-hop artist to receive an honorary doctorate from Berklee.

In a speech, Timberlake told the graduating students to allow failure to shape their paths.

Justin Timberlake, via ‘People’ Elliot also spoke before the students, encouraging them to never stop persevering.

Missy Elliot, via ‘People’

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