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Dr. Dre has agreed to donate $10 million dollars to the Compton High School to help build a performing arts complex.
According to the LA Times, the Compton Unified School District confirmed Dr.Dre’s $10 million dollars contributed to the school’s art program on June 15.
In a statement to LA Times, Dr. 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.”
Satra Zurita, President of Compton Unified’s governing board of trustees, praised Dr.Dre for helping the school.
“The support that Dre has shown to Compton over the years is unwavering, and we are so excited that we will now be home to one of the greatest performing arts centers in the country.”
Dre will also help raise further funds to complete the center. Work on the complex will begin in 2020.