‘Kick it with Cordae’ College Tour Big Hit with Esports Gamers at HBCUs

In Summary

Rapper and former gamer brings new music and promotes collegiate gaming throughout the MEAC 

Cordae brought the music and his gaming skills to esports in his weeklong tour across several HBCU’s MEAC.  

According to a report from The Undefeated, the former professional gamer turned rapper wrapped up his Kickin’ It with Cordae” tour which started Sept. 14 at Norfolk State University, where he performed unheard music from his upcoming album From a Bird’s Eye View. After each performance the rapper would then engage in gaming sessions with the school’s esports team. 

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According to Sports Illustrated, Cordae is a first-generation college student. The artist uses his skills as an avid gamer to promote esports on each campus through “Gaming, Music and Conversations with Cordae,” where he talks about the gaming industry and, of course, music. In an interview with Howard University’s Hilltop student newspaper, Cordae talks about how his album was inspired by his late grandmother and journal entries. 

“My mom was like, ‘Son, the stuff that you do every day is a blessing, so journal about it, write down all the things you do every day,’” Cordae said.  

From a Bird’s Eye View is expected to be released in October.  

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