You, like many others, were probably left scratching your head Tuesday after Lil B announced his upcoming NYU lecture.
Not that he wouldn’t have anything to say, because if you follow him on Twitter, you know he’s full of musings. But exactly what sort of lesson would the Based rapper plan to teach at one of the nation’s most prestigious institutions, and how in the world did this event come about?
“They reached out to me via email,” he revealed to FUSE. “Respect to NYU because they really see what I give to the world and they really believe in me. Respect to [NYU President] John Sexton. I got swag like Sexton. Spread the positive.”
He continued, “I wrote a book when I was 19, a long time ago [three years], and it was overlooked as one of the most positive books ever. But it’s actually really cherished by a lot of people. It’s called Taking Over by Imposing the Positive.”
He wasn’t too open about the planned topic of discussion, but from what he says, it’s gonna be pretty mindblowing.
“I wanna keep that super secret until we get there,” he said, “but what I will tell you is that I specialize in the progression of humans. It’s gonna be a real progressive talk, and when everybody leaves, their lives will be changed.”
Let that marinate for a moment. —Stephanie Long