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Big Sean Becomes Youngest Person to Receive Key to Native Detroit

Big Sean performs during his "I Decided" Secret Show at The Sayers Club on Feb. 10, 2017 in Hollywood, Calif.
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Big Sean performs during his "I Decided" Secret Show at The Sayers Club on Feb. 10, 2017 in Hollywood, Calif. 

Big Sean is being spotlighted for “inspiring Detroit youth” through his philanthropic work. The 29-year-old rapper was honored with the key to the city of Detroit on Saturday (April 1).

Sean showed his gratitude on Twitter addressing the city’s Mayor Michael Duggan. “Thank you Mayor Duggan for the Key to the City of Detroit,” he tweeted. “I know how big of an honor this is!”

Aside from joining fellow honorees like Stevie Wonder and Sammy Davis Jr., the Detroit native has become the youngest person to be awarded with the city’s key.

Duggan praised Sean’s commitment to improving the Motor City, “The work that @BigSean is doing with his foundation is inspiring Detroit youth to achieve their dreams.”

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