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No Label Academy at Harvard

 

No Label and artist IDK are teaming up to teach a course on the music business at Harvard. The application for the course goes live on June 15th on the SNKRS app at 11am PDT. The academy plans to be free to students and will soon give people more insight than ever in the music industry.


No Label was founded by students at Harvard and has had panels with artists Travis Scott, J.I.D., Boston’s Cousin Stizz, IDK and more. Rapper IDK raised in Maryland has been one of the more insightful artists in the music industry with his projects “Is He Real” and “IWASVERYBAD,” IDK is working to help the community by teaming up with No Label in creating this course.

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