Dre will help build a performing arts center for Compton students.

Dr. Dre is giving back to his community in a big way.

The music mogul has pledged $10 million dollars to build a performing arts center at a new Compton High School. Dre was born and raised in the city and attended Centennial High School.

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“My goal is to provide kids with the kind of tools and learning they deserve,” Dre told the Los Angeles Times. “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.”

The new structure will include digital media production facilities and a 1,200-seat theater.

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