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Missy Elliott becomes first rapper to receive honorary doctorate from Berklee College of Music

“Dr. Missy” has a nice ring to it.

Melissa “Missy” Elliott and Justin Timberlake received honorary doctorates on Saturday for their lasting contributions to music and pop culture.

The two chart-topping icons joined Tony Award winning “Hamilton” arranger Alex Lacamoire and over 1,000 graduates from...