(AllHipHop News) On October 29, music mogul, producer, artist, and philanthropist DJ Khaled was presented the keys to the city of Miami by Mayor Tomas Pedro Regalado. The ceremony took place at Citrus Grove Middle School where students performed for the We The Best Music Group founder.
Khaled met with the students, and the Miami native issued a donation to the school’s music department. Citrus Grove’s program is connected to the Miami Music Project which offers instrumental and performance programs to local youth.
The organization’s mission statement reads:
Miami Music Project uses music as an instrument for social transformation, empowering children to acquire values and achieve their full potential, positively affecting their society through the study and performance of music.
Guests in attendance at the event included Miami-Dade County School Board members Perla Tabares Hantman (Chair), Lawrence Felman (Vice-Chair), Raquel A Regalado, Logan Schroeder-Stephens, Alberto M. Carvalho, Albert Payne, Jacques Bentolla, Janice Cruse-Sanchez, Lourdes P. Jimenez, Amelisa Leth, and Michael Lewis.
For more information about Miami Music Project visit miamimusicproject.org. Check out photos from DJ Khaled’s ceremony at Citrus Grove Middle School in the gallery below.