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!”
Thank you Mayor Duggan for the Key to the City of Detroit. I know how big of an honor this is! Thank u! —- https://t.co/5P4ypjGlht
— Sean Don (@BigSean) April 1, 2017
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.
For the city! The youngest to receive this honor. Last people to get this were Berry Gordy n Stevie Wonder! Key to the City of Detroit! pic.twitter.com/eCSK2MsVqF
— Sean Don (@BigSean) April 2, 2017
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.”
This article was originally published on VIBE.