Mayor of Compton, CA Aja Brown will be honoring Kendrick Lamar with the Key To The City of Compton. Brown made the announcement on Twitter citing, Lamar being an inspiration to people around the world and always reppin’ his hometown of Compton,CA as the reasoning behind the honor.
It’s no surprise that the emcee is being honored by his hometown. Lamar’s always been vocal in his music about the love he has for the city, as well as the issues people of color are facing in cities across the United States like his hometown. The ceremony will be taking place on February 13th. We will keep you posted with any updates. You can check out Brown’s tweet along with Lamar’s response below.
By: Arlene Danna