Justin Timberlake and Missy Elliott were honored with doctorate degrees from the Berklee College of Music. The pair were two of the cap and gown-clad recipients of degrees at Berklee College of Music’s commencement on Saturday.
Missy Elliott shared her excitement on Twitter, writing, “CREATE YOUR OWN LANE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sincerely Dr. MISSY ELLIOTT,” with a video of her dancing with her diploma. “Thank you for this Honorary Doctorate Degree I am SO HUMBLED.”
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) May 11, 2019
“Ooooh y’all messed up now. Turned me into a doctor! Y’all messed up!” Timberlake said in his own video.
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) May 11, 2019
Past recipients that Berklee College of Music has given honorary doctorates to include Aretha Franklin, B.B. King, Annie Lennox, Willie Nelson and Lionel Richie.