In a recent ceremony, Big Sean was presented the key to the city by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan. The Detroit native was honored for the Mogul Prep youth initiative that he and his mother launched in 2015 to teach Detroit youth about entertainment jobs and various skills that can be utilized in any career field. The 29-year-old rapper is currently the youngest ever to receive the honor and joins the likes of Berry Gordy and Stevie Wonder.
For more Big Sean news, check out the music video for his track with Mike WiLL Made-It “On The Come Up.”
— Mayor Mike Duggan (@MayorMikeDuggan) April 1, 2017
Today I got one of the highest honors a person can receive, the key to the City Of Detroit. The mayor said he’s given it to 3 people… Stevie Wonder, Berry Gordy, and Me. I’m the youngest person to receive this in the history of the city! Thank u for this monumental moment! He honored me and my foundation for motivating the city through my music n messaging and starting an actual curriculum called “Mogul Prep” that teaches kids all the behind the scenes jobs available in the music industry and taught to them at a high school level. This will be applied to Detroit Public Schools come this fall and some schools in Baltimore and more. thanks to my mom for being a teacher n helping w/ this tremendously and our foundation @seanandersonorg. N thanks to all the people that attended this inspiring event! I’m a keep putting my energy into this ??
- Def Jam/Roc Nation
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