DETROIT, MI – Big Sean and his Sean Anderson Foundation brought the second annual DONWeekend celebration, featuring a free block party and a mental health panel, to Detroit Saturday (August 17), and Sunday (August 18).
In addition to gifting the children and people of his community with free carnival rides, and haircuts, the “Single Again” rapper also donated a $100,000 studio to the Dauch Boys & Girls Club.
The Sean Anderson Foundation shared video highlights capturing the unveiling of the new content and production studio that was christened by the performance of students from the Midwest artist development company Star Factory.
Sean reflected on the event with a series of photos in an Instagram post on Saturday (August 17).
“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” he wrote in the post caption.
” It’s our 2nd year doing it and I intend to do it every year til I die and even after that. ”
Sean Don has been making a serious effort to put on for the D since publicly sharing his triumph over depression earlier this year.
The 31-year-old rap star recently announced his plans to return to his roots on his forthcoming album Don Life, and linked with fellow hometown hero Kash Doll in the video for her track “Ready Set.”