On Monday morning, Kanye West shared via Twitter that he will teach courses at two Chicago institutions: the Art Institute of Chicago, and the American Academy of Art. Whether or not Kanye has actually held talks with both of them is currently unclear. The FADER has reached out to reps of both institutions for comment.
'Ye has been spotted in his hometown a number of times in recent weeks, doing radio interviews at both 107.5 WGCI and Power 92 Chicago. West is reportedly in the city to work on Chance The Rapper's upcoming album among other endeavors.
In a statement to FADER, representatives of the American Academy of Art said that they do not yet have any plans for Kanye to teach; read below.
Reps from the Art Institute of Chicago also provided a statement to FADER, sharing that they too have not made plans for Kanye to teach at the institute's school.
This post was updated on Monday September 10, 2018 at 12:55 p.m. to include a statement from the American Academy of Art, and again at 1:18 p.m. to include a statement from the Art Institute of Chicago.