September 20, 2004 17:26
One of Korea's best-loved musical icons will become an honorary professor for art and culture at China's Beijing University.
The artist Seo Tai-ji is best known in Korea for his ground-breaking role in popular music introducing a range of genres such as rap and alternative rock to the country.
Four of Asia's top movie and music figures, including the 32-year-old singer, were selected as honorary professors at the prestigious school.
Notably, Seo is known as the first performer of rap music in Korean.
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