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Big Sean is being honored for selling 10 million singles. 

According to, Def Jam Records marked the milestone this week by giving the rapper an award. 

As he accepted the honor, Sean said he "hadn't realized" that he had hit the 10 million mark. 

Sean also didn't miss an opportunity to give a shout out to his hometown of Detroit.  He says he hopes his accomplishments in hip-hop let people from Detroit know that success is possible.  He adds that he's doing everything he can to "give back to the city."  

Big Sean's sophomore album Hall Of Fame is set to hit stores on August 27th. 

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