(AllHipHop News) Yesterday (Jan. 14), Aja Brown, mayor of Compton, CA made a special announcement via her personal Twitter page. She announced that in an upcoming ceremony Kendrick Lamar will be award the key to his hometown. In a concise tweet Brown expressed her adoration for the Good Kid.
Lamar’s artistry and actions continue to make history. Following the highly successful release of his sophomore effort, To Pimp A Butterfly, K. Dot has earned 11 Grammy nominations. Mayor Brown has scheduled the key gifting to take place next month on Feb. 13. This comes two days before the Grammy awards.
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To share her excitement and her motivations behind the decision, Mayor Aja Brown wrote the following tweet:
.@kendricklamar you inspire millions + rep #Compton w/ honor! Excited to give you the #keytothecity Feb13th! #VisionForCompton #ComptonUp
— Aja Brown (@AjaLBrown) January 14, 2016
Congratulations to Kendrick!