NYU offering class on Puff Daddy because he has had ‘profound impact on global culture’

The two-credit course begins Friday.

The History & Criticism class is offered through NYU's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music.

New York University (NYU) is offering a class on hip-hop artist Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs because has had a “profound impact on global culture.”

“Though sometimes not treated with seriousness he deserves, Combs has had a profound effect on global culture of the last twenty years,” reads the course description for “Sean Combs & Urban Culture.”

“Through critical readings, viewings and listening assignments, the brilliance, tragedy, strategy and serial entrepreneurship of Sean Combs will be interpreted, discussed and dissected,” it continues.

The two-credit course will begin on Friday, according to NYU’s official website. It is a History & Criticism class through the school’s Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music.

The institute did not respond to requests for an interview with the instructor, Jayson Jackson, in time for publication.

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