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Big Sean shows his Detroit pride in Red Wings gear while spending a Saturday downtown (photo credit @BigSean twitter) Big Sean shows his Detroit pride in Red Wings gear while spending a Saturday downtown (photo credit @BigSean twitter)

(WJBK) -- Big Sean opens up about his perspective on Detroit. The rapper, who graduated from Detroit's Cass Tech High School, appeared Thursday on the "Wendy Williams Show".

William's asked the hip-hop star about his new album "Hall of Fame" and the inspiration he draws from his hometown. He spoke frankly, saying "when I was in high school one of my best friends got raped walking to school," while talking about Detroit's struggles with crime. But the rapper also hopes his success can set a good examples for the community, "hopefully they can find an inspiration in how I came up and manifested the things I wanted," Big Sean told the talk show host.

You can watch the entire segment on Wendy William's You Tube Channel here.

Check out more from Wendy online at wendyshow.com and watch Wendy weekdays at Noon on Fox 2.

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