Dr. Dre donates $10 Million to Compton High School. Will benefit over 2,500 students

Rapper and record-producer Dr. Dre has donated a whopping sum of $10 million to help build a performing art center at the Compton High School.

The center will include a creative resources and a 1200-seated theater and is expected to open by 2020 and will service approximately 2,500 students.

Speaking on his enormous involvement in the cause, Dre said, “My goal is to provide kids with the kind of tools and learning they deserve. The performing arts center will be a place for young people to be creative in a way that will help further their education and positively define their future.”

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The vice chairman of the Compton Unified School District’s Board of Education, Micah Ali, was highly appreciative of the star's donations, “The Compton Unified School District is building what will be the most modern high school complex ever provided to public school students," Ali said "This extraordinarily ambitious project will be a beacon for transformational change in Compton – giving our community an unparalleled access to opportunity and achievement."

The Vice Chairman further continued in praise of the rapper and entrepreneur, "Dr. Dre has stepped up and partnered with the school district to make this vision a reality. A true act of giving back to the community in a way that will directly impact the ever-resilient efforts of our students to rise-up and succeed. A true act of leading the way and standing as an example to others of how never to forget where you came from.”

Apart from his donations, Dre will also work in support to raise additional funds to help finish the project by the expected timelines.

Great to see more artists, particularly rappers, coming out in support of various causes giving back to the communities. 

Bravo Dr. Dre!

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