Big Sean News

  • Big Sean Records Original Track For "Terminator Genisys" Soundtrack
    Big Sean Records Original Track For "Terminator Genisys" Soundtrack
    Jun 15, 2015 at 04:14pm
    Big Sean is being tapped for the upcoming film "Terminator Genisys," a continuation in the sci-fi series that stars Arnold Schwarzenegger. Sean Don is creating an original record for the movie's soundtrack, with assistance from Chinese pop star Jane Zhang. The collaboration, titled "Fighting Shadows," is set to be available for download on iTunes on June 30th, and will mark Big Sean's first contribution to a movie on the big screen.
  • Big Sean Opens A Recording Studio At His Old High School
    Big Sean Opens A Recording Studio At His Old High School
    Jun 10, 2015 at 06:34pm
    A while back, Big Sean promised his alma mater, Detroit's Cass Technical High School, its very own recording studio if students raised their ACT scores. Having completed the goal set by Sean Don, the school will now be home to "The Sean Anderson Studio of Infinite Possibilities." Below, check out Sean's Instagram post about the studio and watch a local news report about his generous gift.
  • Summer Jam 2015 Recap
    Summer Jam 2015 Recap
    Jun 8, 2015 at 07:24pm
    Summer's here, and festival season has arrived. Unfortunately, for hip-hop heads, most of the summer's premier music destinations are filled with laptop DJs or bands that introduced your parents to LSD 40 years ago. Luckily, for all of us on the East Coast, there's Summer Jam. Though it's just one day, the HOT 97-curated concert features over 10 hours of straight hip-hop in Giants' stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. 
  • Watch HOT 97 Summer Jam Performances From Meek Mill, Big Sean, Travis Scott & More
    Watch HOT 97 Summer Jam Performances From Meek Mill, Big Sean, Travis Scott & More
    Jun 8, 2015 at 02:03am
    This year's Summer Jam was one of the more stacked lineups in recent memory. The festival and main stage lineups seemed interchangeable at times, which is a testament to how strong the bill was throughout. The show was full of surprises, with Fabolous bringing out a who's-who of New York icons, including Remy Ma, Fat Joe, The LOX, Raekwon, Mase, and many more. Meanwhile, Chris Brown brought out French Montana and G-Unit (on stage at once!), and Meek Mill closed things out with Future and Nicki Minaj.
  • Top 5 Lil Wayne Verses Of 2015
    Top 5 Lil Wayne Verses Of 2015
    Jun 3, 2015 at 06:13pm
    Lil Wayne has had a tougher year than anyone. Carter V has officially reached Detox status, and though he's promised the Free Weezy Album, we're not waiting up at night for that either. The sad part is, none of it seems to be his fault. Today, however, we got "Glory," a brand new Weezy single, premiered exclusively on TIDAL. 
  • Top 7 Features On "SURF"
    Top 7 Features On "SURF"
    Jun 3, 2015 at 09:23am
    SURF finally came and it is going to be the soundtrack of everyone’s summer. The super-chill collaborative effort by Donnie Trumpet and the Social Experiment not only makes a serious case for 2015’s most valuable hip-hop album to date thus far, thanks to Chance the Rapper and the rest of DT & TSE, but it has some serious cameos that add to the fun.
  • Review: Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment's "SURF"
    Review: Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment's "SURF"
    Jun 1, 2015 at 06:55pm
    After a long wait, SURF is finally here. The debut LP from The Social Experiment (aka SOX) is billed as Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment despite the fact that the band’s biggest star is obviously Chance The Rapper. The album features, although they aren’t listed on the iTunes version of the free album, the likes of J. Cole, Big Sean, B.o.B, Busta Rhymes, and tons more, making SURF one of the year’s most star-studded affairs.
  • Top Tracks Of The Week: May 25- May 31
    Top Tracks Of The Week: May 25- May 31
    Jun 1, 2015 at 06:05pm
    10) 50 Cent ft. Jeremih, 2 Chainz and T.I. – Get Low Like all of 50’s recent stabs at radio play, this single fell off fast. “Get Low” dropped eight spots from its first-week appearance at number two, landing at the bottom end of our top ten. 9) Jeezy ft. Rich Homie Quan – I Might
  • 10 Essential RL Grime Tracks
    10 Essential RL Grime Tracks
    May 28, 2015 at 04:47pm
    For the better part of the past three years, "trap" has referred to much more than the music of Young Jeezy, T.I., Gucci Mane, etc. Beats like Baauer's "Harlem Shake" and RL Grime's remix to Kanye West's "Mercy" have ignited dance-floors and festivals using the same label to describe their sound.
  • Chelsea Celebrate Premier League Title By Singing O.T. Genasis' "CoCo"
    Chelsea Celebrate Premier League Title By Singing O.T. Genasis' "CoCo"
    May 24, 2015 at 08:37pm
    Chelsea locked up a Premier League championship today with a 3-1 victory of Sunderland. They followed up a trophy-raising celebration on the pitch with a champagne-soaked, hip hop-infused locker room fiesta. Things starting off with Big Sean's I.D.F.W.U." before proceeding to O.T Genasis' eternal banger "CoCo." The "CoCo" portion of the festivities comprised of a raucous teamwide sing-a-long as Didier Drogba sprayed his teammates with champagne.  Once again O.T. Genasis provides the soundtrack to another good-ass time.
  • BET Awards Announce 2015 Nominees
    BET Awards Announce 2015 Nominees
    May 18, 2015 at 01:35pm
    The 2015 BET Awards go down on Sunday, June 28th, and today, we've got the full list of nominees. Check out the hip hop-related ones below, and the full thing here.  Best female R&B/Pop artist BeyonceJanelle MonaeJhene AikoCiaraRihanna Best male R&B/Pop artist Chris Brown Trey SongzThe WeekndAugust AlsinaUsherJohn Legend
  • Rap Industry Recap: April
    Rap Industry Recap: April
    May 1, 2015 at 09:17am
    Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.
  • Lyrics On Big Sean's "Stay Down" Rumored To Play Part In Break-Up With Ariana Grande
    Lyrics On Big Sean's "Stay Down" Rumored To Play Part In Break-Up With Ariana Grande
    Apr 24, 2015 at 12:18pm
    Ariana Grande and Big Sean's break-up is going to be a source of fodder for at least another week, so hopefully you're not sick of it just yet. After reports circulated yesterday that Justin Bieber getting too grabby with Ariana played a part in her break-up with Big Sean (apparently it was a calculated move on Ariana's behalf), now more rumors have surfaced detailing where Big Sean went wrong.
  • Ariana Grande May Have Used Justin Bieber To Make Big Sean Jealous
    Ariana Grande May Have Used Justin Bieber To Make Big Sean Jealous
    Apr 23, 2015 at 04:11pm
    While Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber's handsy performance in L.A. was dismissed as friendly showmanship at the time, it only preceded Grande's break-up with Big Sean by about a week, suggesting that the stunt may have meant a little more than the singer made it seem.
  • Big Sean & Ariana Grande Have Reportedly Broken Up
    Big Sean & Ariana Grande Have Reportedly Broken Up
    Apr 20, 2015 at 12:43pm
    Well, Ariana Grande's dad didn't actually respond to Big Sean's "I give her that D" comment yesterday, but the couple still seems to have had their fair share of problems. Us Weekly reports that they've broken up.
  • Ariana Grande's Dad Weighs In On Big Sean's "I Give Her That D" Instagram Post
    Ariana Grande's Dad Weighs In On Big Sean's "I Give Her That D" Instagram Post
    Apr 19, 2015 at 09:33pm
    Big Sean's relationship with Ariana Grande has been getting some headlines, primarily because sly ol' Bieber was up to usual tricks a couple weeks ago, pulling a fast one on Sean's girl onstage while Sean looked on helplessly from the audience. Things got interesting again this week when Ariana's dad entered the fray on Instagram.
  • Charts Don't Lie: April 11
    Charts Don't Lie: April 11
    Apr 11, 2015 at 05:02pm
    This week is an exciting not only due to a lot of movement in the chart, but the fact that four rap albums take up the top spots on the Billboard 200. Yes, one happens to be a soundtrack, but seeing that the tracklist is made up almost entirely of hip-hop and RnB, it's hard to see it any other way. This also happens to be the first week since it's release that Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly hasn't occupied the number one spot, being ousted by Wale's The Album About Nothing.
  • Drake's OVO Fest Will Not Receive Government Funding
    Drake's OVO Fest Will Not Receive Government Funding
    Apr 11, 2015 at 10:43am
    In 2014, the Canadian government awarded Drake's OVO Fest $300,000, but, this year, it looks like funding for the Toronto festival will have to come out of OVO's pockets. Celebrate Ontario, the organization that awards grants to events like OVO Fest, just released its schedule of events, and the finances allocated to each, and Drake's two-day concert in downtown Toronto wasn't included on the list.
  • Princeton Students Have Started A Petition To Stop A Big Sean Performance
    Princeton Students Have Started A Petition To Stop A Big Sean Performance
    Apr 9, 2015 at 04:16pm
    Big Sean's "IDFWU" may have earned the rapper his highest chart placement yet, but it could also be the reason he's barred from performing at Princeton University as part of its annual Lawnparties event. A promo clip for the show, which featured the song prominently, raised red flags among students, who have now opened a petition to stop the rapper from performing at the school.
  • Justin Bieber Gets Handsy With Ariana Grande Onstage, Big Sean Reacts
    Justin Bieber Gets Handsy With Ariana Grande Onstage, Big Sean Reacts
    Apr 9, 2015 at 11:46am
    Last night, Ariana Grande took her "Honeymoon Tour" to L.A., and brought out Justin Bieber to do "Love Me Harder" and "As Long As You Love Me." Over the course of his two-song appearance, the young pop star couldn't keep his hands off Grande, who you'll remember is currently dating Big Sean. In a since-deleted tweet (view it in the gallery above), Sean wrote "“This kid is about to learn not to touch my girl like that. Beliebe that.” Watch videos of the Biebs groping Grande below.
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