ATLANTA (AP) – The Atlanta rapper will soon add you as an educator to his resume.
TI will join Dr. Melva K. Williams of Clark Atlanta University in the fall to teach the “Trap Music Business,” according to media reports.
The course will focus on the origin, culture and business of trap music, according to the university.
TI, also known as Clifford Harris, said he was thrilled to be working with Atlanta’s historically black universities and universities and their “innovative approach” to providing education “beyond the traditional text study program.”
These schools have been instrumental in the community “and have managed to resist despite being some of the institutions with the least resources,” he added.
Trap music is a staple towards the south. The hip hop subgenre is cemented into the culture of Atlanta and can be seen at TI’s Trap Music Museum, which has become a popular destination for both tourists and fans.
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