Thursday, January 27, 2011

From the "No, We're Not Making This Up" Files: Berkeley's Lil B Used in a Cal Lecture

By Ellen Cushing
Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:23 PM

Well, it was only a matter of time before The Pack frontman/Twitter enthusiast Lil B became the subject of academic study: According to Complex, a UC Berkeley lecturer — with a very professorial-sounding British accent, no less! — apparently used the self-proclaimed #basedgod in one of his classes a few days ago, as an example of — wait for it — existential ennui in the age of information. The lecture has been spreading like wildfire on — where else? — Twitter; listen for yourself here.

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