Big Sean News

 
  • Cover of Big Sean Says He Reminded Kanye West Of Biggie When He Rapped For First Time
    By now, the story of how Big Sean got signed to Kanye West is pretty familiar to the rap world-- Sean Don was working at a radio station in Detroit at the time, when 'Ye came through. Big Sean was encouraged by friends to spit a 16s for the rapper, and low and behold, Kanye thought it was dope.
  • Cover of Drake's "All Me" Goes Gold [Update: "Hold On, We're Going Home" 2x Platinum]
    Drake is no stranger to the plaques at this point. His album is Platinum went platinum only a few weeks after release, and its first two singles, "Started From The Bottom," and "Hold On We're Going Home" have each gone double platinum. 
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: Nov. 18-24
    This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
  • Cover of Big Sean, Soulja Boy, Wale & More In Celeb Kicks Of The Week
  • Cover of Show Your Grill, Ho: 25 Photos Of Rappers Wearing Grillz
    Grills have been a part of hip hop culture for some time. From Flava Flav to A$AP Rocky, and of course Nelly and Paul Wall's famous ode, we're not likely to see this trend dying anytime soon. 
  • Cover of Big Sean and Naya Rivera Are Engaged!
     Exciting news to announce, Big Sean and Naya Rivera are seeing wedding bells in their future. The Detroit rapper and "Glee" star just announced that they are now engaged.
  • Cover of Stream Miley Cyrus' "Bangerz" Album In Its Entirety
    Love her or hate her, you can't ignore her. Miley Cyrus has been pretty inescapable the past few months, and her new album is finally here. With features from Big Sean, Future, French Montana, and Nelly, the album continues her infiltration of hip hop, and it's now available to stream free via iTunes.
  • Cover of Photos: Big Sean & Naya Rivera At Terry Richardson's Studio
    Big Sean and his girlfriend Naya Rivera stopped by photographer Terry Richardson's studio the other day to strike a few poses and take a few photos. Big Sean, who arrived in a Detroit Red Wings jersey, was soon shirtless while his girlfriend kept on short shorts and a very cropped tank top.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: September 15
    In the competition between the same-day release rappers Juicy J and Big Sean Juicy J appears to be taking the lead, although Sean debuted stronger than Juicy initially. Not to say they both haven't fallen quite a few spots-- they have.
  • Cover of Big Sean's Insane Sneaker Collection
    Big Sean has always had an eye for fashion. The Detroit Superstar from the begging of his career has been rocking Jordans, Blazers, and Dunks to now with his heavy rotation of Adidas.Being Signed to Adidas Sean has had two of his very own models released to the public.
  • Cover of Big Sean Speaks On Being Called "The Beyonce Of Rap" By Kanye, Bringing Back The "Supa Dupa" Flow
    Big Sean released his sophomore album last month, and we keep learning more about it. In a recent interview with VIBE, Sean explains a few more details of the album, including the role he had in production.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: September 8
    This week Big Sean and Juicy J enter the Billboard 200, debuting one after another. Each rapper sold a respectable amount, however, it's nothing too crazy. Sean Don actually sold less than his debut album, although he promoted Hall Of Fame as better than his debut, perhaps the fans didn't care that much?
  • Cover of Origins: The Samples From Big Sean's "Hall Of Fame"
    Big Sean's G.O.O.D. Music album Hall Of Fame has been out long enough at this point for us all to properly digest it. The album has generally been received as a step up from his debut effort, Finally Famous, with a selection of beats that reflect who Sean is as a rapper.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Big Sean's "Hall Of Fame" & Juicy J's "Stay Trippy" [Update: Final Numbers Revealed]
    Big Sean and Juicy J both released two big albums this past Tuesday, but it looks like both album sales maybe short of expectations.
  • Cover of Big Sean Is Unsure Why He Isn't Considered A Top Emcee
    Big Sean recently stopped by DJ Whoo Kid's Shade 45 radio show and discussed working with Eminem, his new album Hall Of Fame and his relationship with Kanye West, among other things. He also defended his self-appointed status as one of the best rappers currently out.
  • Cover of A$AP Rocky Responds To Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse
    While in Philadelphia performing at Budweiser's Jay Z-curated "Made In America" festival this weekend, A$AP Rocky was asked about his reaction to Kendrick Lamar's infamous verse on Big Sean's Hall Of Fame B-side "Control". 
  • Cover of Jay Electronica Wanted "Control" For His Album
    The No I.D. produced track that has everyone in hip hop talking, "Control (HOF)" was rumored to be on Big Sean's album, but he released it as a freebie - because how can you even contain that much fire? 
  • Cover of Big Sean Says "Fire" Beat Was Intended For Kanye West [Update: "Control" Beat Was Made For Jay Z]
    Big Sean recently revealed why Kanye West did not appear on his sophomore album, Hall Of Fame, explaining that he and Yeezy had recorded a track together, but it was cut due to it's similar feel to "Fire". What he failed to mention was that "Fire" was given to him from Ye himself.
  • Cover of Big Sean Promotes Album And Reps Detroit With New Sneaker
    Big Sean is on the eve of his second pro model shoe with Adidas, following in the footsteps of fellow Detroit artist Eminem who also worked on his own shoe collection. These all black renditions of his personal model are the sequel to the original release, which featured a bright red upper and plenty of gold. Noticea
  • Cover of Hottest Tracks Of The Summer 2013
    Summer is nearing it's end, and while the warm weather will soon subside, the season will be remembered through the tracks that soundtracked it. With plenty of huge releases, we've been pretty spoiled as far as big summer tracks go, with material from the likes of Drake, J. Cole, the Black Hippy crew and more.
  • Cover of Photos: Big Sean's "Hall Of Fame" Block Party In Ohio
    Big Sean's new album Hall Of Fame officially dropped today, but Sean Don's been celebrating it. Last week in Ohio at Villa Big Sean held a block party in celebration of the album, and HotNewHipHop was on hand at the event. 
  • Cover of Review: Big Sean's "Hall of Fame"
    It’s been a long road to the top for Big Sean. Back in 2005 after hearing Kanye West was going to be at a local radio station in Detroit for an interview, Big Sean headed down there to chance fate. Two years later he signed with G.O.O.D.
  • Cover of Big Sean Covers The Source [Update: Juicy J & Dr. Luke Cover The Source Too]
    Big Sean is covering a big issue for The Source magazine, their 16th annual Power 30 list. Peep the cover in the gallery above, and check out some excerpts from the interview below. The magazine will be on newsstands nationwide on September 3rd.
  • Cover of Big Sean Says Kanye West Is "Proud" Of "Hall Of Fame"
    Kanye West may not show up on Big Sean's latest album, but he is still a fan of what his GOOD Music teammate is doing. In a recent interview, Sean revealed Ye's thoughts about Hall Of Fame, including the legendary rapper's favorite track from the album.
  • Cover of Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse Boosts Twitter Following Of All Rappers Mentioned
    Kendrick Lamar's verse in "Control" certainly got a lot of people talking about the rapper. In fact, it got a lot of people talking about a lot of rappers-- namely those mentioned in the track.
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