Detroit’s Wayne State University has given Jack White an honorary doctorate for his dedication to the city and his contributions to the arts.

Although he's based in Nashville, Jack White was born and raised in Detroit.

Dr. White's was awarded his honorary degree ahead of The Raconteurs' releasing their first album in over a decade.

Help Us Stranger will be released via Third Man Records on 21 June. The Raconteurs will play London's All Points East festival on 25 May. Find out more.