Big Sean is the Youngest Person to Be Awarded the Key of Detroit

INGLEWOOD, CA - MARCH 05:  Rapper Big Sean poses in the press room at the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcast live on Turner's TBS, TNT, and truTV at The Forum on March 5, 2017 in Inglewood, California.  (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)

Big Sean is the Youngest Person to Be Awarded the Key of Detroit

He makes the city move.

Published April 2, 2017

Big Sean has an exciting new reason to be celebrating this weekend.

As reported, the 29-year-old rapper has officially been presented the key to the city of Detroit, marking him the youngest person in the city's history to receive the honor.

According to Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Big Sean was honored because the "work [he] is doing with his foundation is inspiring Detroit youth to achieve their dreams."

He was presented with the honor yesterday (April 1) and promptly took to social media to express his gratitude.

"Thank you Mayor Duggan for the Key to the City of Detroit," he posted on Twitter. "I know how big of an honor this is! Thank u!"

He then also proudly pointed out that he joins the likes of Stevie Wonder and Sammy Davis Jr., who are also honorees of the coveted city key, continuing to thank everyone for their support.

Congrats to Big Sean for this latest achievement!

Take a look at the rapper dedicating his award (and his life's work) to the city of Detroit in the posts below.

Written by KC Orcutt

(Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images for iHeartMedia)


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