Big Sean returned to his home state to help out a local Boys & Girls Club over the weekend, unveiling a $100K recording studio he provided for the Dick & Sandy Dauch Boys & Girls Club on the west side of the city.
The rapper’s Sean Anderson Foundation funded the project, which features editing bays and audio-mixing equipment. “The west side of Detroit is my old neighborhood,” he explained to the Detroit Free Press. “It’s a full-circle moment when your neighborhood supports you and holds you high, and you’re in a position to be able to hold it up in your own way and take it further.”
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Went and threw the most legendary Block Party! Free hair braiding n cuts, rides, food, etc. but what’s fire is we introduced kids/grown folk to self healing, coding, music/engineering lighting programs, yoga, and more. right in my old neighborhood where they never get anything like this n need the inspiration n our guidance the most. All King’s n Queens 👑. It’s our 2nd year doing it and I intend to do it every year til I die and even after that. Mental health panel tomorrow
The 31-year-old already opened a recording studio at his Detroit high school, Cass Tech. In addition to helping students at his alma mater, it appears he’s continuing to pay it forward in the city where he grew up.
“Detroit is like one of those staples in music,” he also stated of his motivation. “It’s important that we keep that legacy of being one of music’s backbones. We've got a reputation to uphold.”