Kendrick Lamar To Receive Key To Compton

By Staff  |  01/14/2016

Kendrick Lamar

Days after he released a video, showing a recent meeting with President Obama, an announcement comes that Kendrick Lamar will receive the key to his hometown of Compton.

The mayor of the city, Aja Brown, shared the news, via Twitter. "@kendricklamar you inspire millions + rep #Compton w/ honor! Excited to give you the #keytothecity Feb13th!" she tweeted.

Kendrick responded, "I appreciate that. HUBLUV."

The ceremony will take place on Feb. 13.

Kendrick was born in Compton, Calif. in 1987, and attended Centennial High School.