Despite a pandemic that has forced much of the world to stay indoors, DMV native IDK has had a pretty impressive year in 2020. The rapper shared his story IDK and friends 2 who saw contributions from Rico Nasty, ASAP Ferg and Pnb Rock. He has also graced the world with a number of singles that have shown his improving skills. That being said, it looks like 2021 will be just as strong for IDK. With plenty of music on the way, the rapper has also launched a new program aimed at helping students of color.
IDK will lead a new music business program in partnership with Harvard. According to Associated press, the 10-day No Label Academy program begins August 21 and lasts until August 31. It aims to give students an overview of the music industry to help them understand the value of having a job in it.
The rapper discussed the new program in a post on Instagram. âWe belong to places where few of us exist,â he wrote. âI make the world see it. Applications for my Music Business Course for Black Indigenous Peoples of Color @ Harvard are open. Apply now. It takes 5 minutes.
The announcement comes after IDK shared, “Peloton,” the second single from their upcoming album. USE 4 Yourself which arrives on July 9.
You can check out the No Label Academy program flyer above.
USE 4 Yourself was released 7/9 via Clue No Clue / Warner Records. Pre-order it here.
Some of the artists covered here are artists from Warner Music. Uproxx is an independent subsidiary of Warner Music Group.