Whether this is a backhanded diss at the equipment available from Harvard’s male population can be left to section discussion in Marcyliena Morgan’s Afro-American Studies 153, “Hip Hop America: Power, Politics, and the Word.” But believe it or not, Jigga’s latest lyrics are just the last in a long line of Harvard references in hip-hop, as well as rock. FM has compiled a brief list of rap and rock lyrics representing for Veritas.
Album: I Gotta Get Mine Yo
Song: I’m The Man
Who’s speaking at the function
Well it’s some genius who lives by the Junction
He’s coming from a Harvard socialite luncheon”
Album: Whitey Ford Sings the Blues
“I knew this cat named Darrell, he didn’t have a dollar
He was Harvard material, Ivy League scholar
Had a Ph. D. , had an M. B. A.
But now he’s waiting tables cause there’s rent to pay ”