The city of Detroit honored one of its own over the weekend, when the mayor presented the key to the city to Big Sean on Saturday (April 1).
The rapper is 29, making him the youngest person ever to receive the award.
During the ceremony, held at the Madison Building, Mayor Mike Duggan praised Sean for giving back to the city. “Today is only given out to our most special citizens, so they know that they’re always in the heart of Detroit,” said Duggan.
After the ceremony, Sean took to social media, writing: “Thank you Mayor Duggan for the Key to the City of Detroit. I know how big of an honor this is! Thank u. 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!”
In addition to the award, the rapper and his mother Myra Anderson launched their Mogul Prep program, encouraging students to remain engaged in their education while providing insight into the entertainment industry
Sean is currently on his “I Decided. Tour” this month, which continues through April 20 in Miami.