Quavo and YFN Lucci once bragged that they had the key to streets, an asset arguably more valuable than the ceremonial key to the city handed out to civic heroes by local mayors. A key to the city is little more than an acknowledgement of success and service. It represents nothing and everything.

In the past month, Fabolous and Big Sean received keys to their respective hometowns. They are not the first rappers to formally earn the defeater of municipal padlocks. Click through the image gallery to learn about 13 other artists and groups that received a key to the city.

"Tell whoever got it lock that Nipsey Hussle stole the key" - Nipsey Hussle