Through the Education Lens

Phillips Academy Andover Students Rap About Learning

CJ Westerberg, August 9, 2011 3:07 PM


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Update 8/11/11:  A reader sent us a link to the transcript here and pointed out this quote below:

"Their whole life they might have been top of their classes
Believing their whole life that they're better than the masses
Most that choose this school arrive all mighty and high
But they're fed a bite of the truth.
Blueberry humble pie."

The Andover Song 
Video Below

Phillips Academy (PA) in Andover, Massachusetts is a well-known, expensive, private high school steeped in tradition and Waspdom.  To counter certain stereotypes (which participants address in the video), this video wants everyone to know otherwise.  It's all there - auto-tunes
and rap juxtaposed with professors and football fields.
What do you think?

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  • Gene Watsky

    This is incredible. It's amazing what young kids can do if they put their mind to it.

  • Stacey

    Cool to hear clean rap for once!!! Get tired of rapping always being about cussing, drugs, These kids are too good to be true! Can they come and babysit for me??

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