Kendrick Lamar Will Receive Key to the City of Compton

Kendrick Lamar Will Receive Key to the City of Compton

Mayor announces K. Dot's latest accolade.

Published January 14th

Before Kendrick Lamar takes on the Grammys next month, the 28-year-old MC will be celebrated by his hometown. Compton mayor Aja Brown revealed on Twitter today that Lamar is set to receive the key to the city in a ceremony February 13. 

BORN AND RAISED IN COMPTON

Growing up in an area notorious for crime and gangs could’ve sent Lamar’s life in a different direction. As the city moves toward positive change, Lamar is perhaps its best way of reaching the youth. 

Congrats to King Kendrick!

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Written by Latifah Muhammad

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