Big Sean News

 
  • 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.
  • Cover of Top Tracks Of The Week: August 12-19
    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 Speaks On Kid Cudi Shouting Out G.O.O.D. Music On "First Chain" & Ex-Girl Ashley
    A new record from Big Sean's Hall Of Fame album leaked today, and it features Sean's former label mate, Kid Cudi, as well as veteran in the game Nas. Many people have noticed Cudder shouting out G.O.O.D. Music at the end of "First Chain," and Sean Don actually spoke on this in a recent interview with Karen Civil.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: August 9-15
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked (with the exception of the already infamous verse Kendrick dropped on Big Sean's "Control" this week). This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say.
  • Cover of Jay Electronica Didn't Know Kendrick Lamar Was On "Control"
    Jay Electronica is usually reclusive from the hip-hop scene, especially the hip-hop blog scene. However, it seems Big Sean's "Control (HOF)" is the exception, as the media-shy rapper spoke to Revolt TV about his verse and the record in general.
  • Cover of "Control": Just What Hip Hop Needed? Weigh In On Kendrick Lamar's Verse
    If we've learned anything from Kendrick Lamar's verse on Big Sean's song "Control", it's that there seems to be something lacking in today's Hip Hop genre.  This is evidenced by the reaction of fans, the industry, social media and artists themselves.
  • Cover of Big Sean Speaks On "Control" & Kendrick Lamar's Verse
    Yesterday there was a lot of discussion and excitement surrounding Big Sean's leak "Control (HOF)" mainly due Kendrick Lamar's name-dropping verse, not to say Jay Electronica doesn't also deserve props.
  • Cover of Big Sean Fires At Those (Danny Brown) Saying He's Not From The Hood Of Detroit [UPDATE: Big Sean & Danny Brown Squash Beef]
    The city of Detroit has been in the news often lately, as its state of disrepair has come to the forefront of national media.  Recently, the D’s Danny Brown was speaking about his hometown in an interview and the subject of Big Sean came up, and Brown questioned the G.O.O.D.
  • Cover of Big Sean Says New Album Is A "Classic" & Talks Meeting Eminem
    Fans have been patiently awaiting Big Sean’s new LP Hall Of Fame, especially after his Detroit mixtape did so well.  Now with a late August release date, and after revealing the full tracklist, the Detroit born rapper is ready to drop the LP, and in a recent interview even used the word “classic”
  • Cover of Danny Brown Says Big Sean Was Probably "Spoiled Or Sheltered," Talks Detroit Bankruptcy
    Danny Brown has always made sure to pay tribute to his hometown. His Detroit State Of Mind mixtape series, and his work with local producers like Black Milk and OhNo, are good examples of the city's influence on his music, but Danny has not always painted a positive picture of Detroit.
  • Cover of Official Tracklist Revealed For Big Sean's "Hall Of Fame" [Update: Sean Explains Concept Behind "Milf" Feat. Nicki Minaj & Juicy J]
    Awhile back we received a tentative tracklist for Big Sean's new album Hall Of Fame, now dropping on August 27th. The official tracklist was revealed today, and is slightly different than what we first saw.
  • Cover of Ariana Grande Reveals “Yours Truly” Album Cover & Track List w/ Features From Big Sean, Mac Miller & Fabolous
    Teenage actress/singer Ariana Grande has revealed the cover art and tracklist for her debut studio album Yours Truly.
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: July 26 - August 1
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions.
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