Being honored and recognized by their hometowns is something hip-hop artists certainly take to heart, as they are able to inspire those who grew up on the same streets, schools, neighborhood parks and city blocks as them. At the end of the day, it’s all about representing where they’ve come from along the way in order to reach the heights they’re aspiring for.
In that spirit, we’ve compiled a list of days throughout the calendar year in which hip-hop artists have been honored in their respective hometowns and beyond. Check out the list below:
Feb. 7 – “The Weeknd Day” in Toronto, Canada
Feb. 25 – “Slim Thug Day” in Houston, Texas
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