FILE - In this June 15, 2013 file photo, Nasir bin Olu 

FILE - In this June 15, 2013 file photo, Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known as Nas, performs at the 2013 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Harvard University announced Tuesday, July 16, that the 39-year-old rapper is being honored with the Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship at its W. E. B. Du Bois Institute. It is a joint venture with Harvard’s Hip-Hop Archive. The fellowship will assist students who excel in the arts “in connection with hip-hop.” Nas is one of hip-hop’s most celebrated lyricists, best known for his reflective rhymes and deep storytelling. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File)
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FILE - In this June 15, 2013 file photo, Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known as Nas, performs at the 2013 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn. Harvard University announced Tuesday, July 16, that the 39-year-old rapper is being honored with the Nasir Jones Hip-Hop Fellowship at its W. E. B. Du Bois Institute. It is a joint venture with Harvard’s Hip-Hop Archive. The fellowship will assist students who excel in the arts “in connection with hip-hop.” Nas is one of hip-hop’s most celebrated lyricists, best known for his reflective rhymes and deep storytelling. (Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP, File)
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