Department of Music


Queen D. Scott is an unconventional hip-hop educator and MC with a mission to empower and inspire authenticity from the stage to the classroom. As an artist, Queen D. Scott deftly combines her classical background as a pianist, her fluency in technology and production, and her lifelong fascination with wordplay to immerse you in her lyrical and musical storytelling. As an educator, Scott roots her teaching in the examination of cultural context and social trends that challenges her students to investigate art beyond technique to expand their creative expression through deep understanding and integrity. Queen D. Scott’s talent and expertise have taken her around the world as a teaching artist giving master classes and workshops in hip-hop history and lyrical analysis, as well as R&B and hip-hop vocal performance.  Currently, Scott serves as a professor in the Ensemble Department at Berklee College of Music and has recently released a hip-hop/soul version of the Black National Anthem, "Lift Every Voice,” that is available on all streaming platforms.