Red Eye Chicago

Front of the class


The man behind “The College Dropout” says he wants kids to stay in school. Kanye West filmed a public service announceme­nt Friday for an advocacy group trying to make education the top priority for the next president. During the filming of the TV commercial, sponsored by Strong American Schools and Kanye West Foundation, West read from a script at the front of a mock classroom filled with real Chicago students. “Yo. Becoming a music superstar took hard work but it also took a solid education,” West said.

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