They will be recognized for their 'achievements and influences in music.'
Missy Elliott, Justin Timberlake and Alex Lacamoire will receive honorary Doctor of Music degrees at Berklee College of Music’s commencement ceremony, according to a press release from the esteemed music college on March 12.
Berklee’s president Roger H. Brown will present the degrees to five-time Grammy award winning rapper-slash-producer Elliott, 10-time Grammy winning artist Timberlake as well as three-time Tony-award-winning musician (and alumnus of Berklee) Lacamoire during the ceremony. It will take place in the Aggains Arena at Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts.
The honorary doctorates will serve as a recognition for their musical achievements and influence and for their “enduring global impact.”