Kanye West gave a lecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design in Boston on Sunday, November 17. The rapper showed up at the Ivy League university as a part of his design company's "DONDA Design Lecture" series. DONDA's creative director, Virgil Abloh, also joined him that day. "Super surreal. #DONDA design lecture series #yeezustour," Abloh wrote.
According to Us Weekly, West talked about design during his speech. "Just wanted to tell you guys: I really do believe that the world can be saved through design, and everything needs to actually be 'architected,' " he told the students. "And this is the reason why even some of the first DONDA employees were architects that started designing T-shirts instead of buildings. But just to see the work actually be actualized."
The "Black Skinhead" rapper explained his long interviews and mentioned Oprah Winfrey in his speech. "If I sit down and talk to Oprah for two hours, the conversation is about realization, self realization, and actually seeing your creativity happen in front of you. So the reason why I turn up so much in interviews is because I've tasted what it means to create and be able to impact, and affect in a positive way," he said.
Kim Kardashian proudly watched as her fiance addressed the audience members. The "Keeping Up with the Kardashians" star later shared a photo of the rapper on her Instagram page. "My baby speaking at the Harvard Graduate School of Design," the 33-year-old reality star captioned the picture.