Big Sean & Ariana Grande Photographed Kissing, Holding Hands
The Big Sean and Ariana Grande relationship rumors are about to go into overdrive, if not officially confirmed. Today a photo has been circulating the web showing the two possible love birds locking lips while on a roller coaster ride, and holding hands as they walked around the amusement park.
Big Sean Speaks On New Album Sound & Ariana Grande Rumors
Big Sean got us excited when he dropped four new records in one day, and killed each one in a different way, from the dark "Paradise" to the break-up anthem "I Don't Fuck With You" to the more laid-back
Samples Of The Week: September 18
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey". This week, we had to give some extra shine to Big Sean in light of the four tracks he dropped on us last week, so he's on here twice, and Big K.R.I.T. takes the final spot.
Big Sean Speaks On Chemistry With Ariana Grande
Rumors of a romance have been swirling around Big Sean and Ariana Grande, mainly stemming from when they were caught holding hands backstage at the MTV VMAs. Nonetheless, neither artist has confirmed (nor denied) that there is anything more than a working relationship between the two, yet.
Top 10: Crispy New Collabs
Nothing gets us more turnt up than a fire new collaboration between two (or more) dope artists, especially if they haven't made a lot of music together before. Although we haven't quite reached the 4th quarter yet, in terms of music, the past month or two have been big, with a lot of new singles coming out as many rappers prep for their album roll outs. We've been noticing some of the hottest shit coming out is collaborative work, so we figured why not count 'em down?
Big Sean Talks Roc Nation Deal & His Allegiance To GOOD Music
Big Sean had a big week, announcing a management partnership with Roc Nation, followed by releasing 4 tracks at once. He sat down with Complex this weekend to update them on everything he's doing right now, from the details of the deal, to his situation with GOOD, as well as hinting at some of his next moves. Check out of few excerpts from the sit-down below.
Big Sean Was Still With Naya Rivera When He Recorded "I Don't Fuck With You"
Big Sean surprised fans with four new tracks earlier this week, and so far the favorite among the bunch is the DJ Mustard, Kanye West, and DJ Dahi-produced, "I Don't Fuck With You". Coming off of a high profile break up with Glee star Naya Rivera recently, the ex-skewering track seemed to have the actress in its crosshairs, but Sean revealed to MTV it was actually written while they were together, well, most of it was.
Big Sean Signs With Roc Nation
The Roc is in the building boi. Big Sean has just signed a new deal with Jay Z’s Roc Nation. Sean Don will still remain with his G.O.O.D. Music label, but will now join the Roc family to help handle his management duties. The Detroit rapper will join a roster that consists of Rihanna, Kanye West, Shakira, Timbaland, Meek Mill, Haim, Melanie Fiona, DJ Mustard, Santigold, Casey Veggies, and many more.
Travi$ Scott Shares Artwork, Release Date And Tracklist For "Days Before Rodeo" [Update: Stream/Download Album For Free]
Since releasing his mixtape Owl Pharaoh in May 2013, Houston MC Travi$ Scott has remained relatively quiet, save for "Don't Play," a remake of a song by The 1975 that also featured Big Sean.
Big Sean's Ex-Fiancee Naya Rivera Marries New Man Three Months After Break Up
Not strictly hip-hop news, but it's making the rounds today across Twitter and the blogs: Naya Rivera married her new boyfriend just three months after breaking things off with Big Sean.
Cardo Says Jeezy & Jay Z's "Seen It All" Beat Was Originally For Big Sean
On Monday night, Jeezy released the title track to his upcoming album, Seen It All, which happened to feature a hot new verse from Jay Z.
Ariana Grande Announces New Album Featuring Big Sean & Iggy Azalea
Ariana Grande's currently riding high off the success of her single 'Problem" with Iggy Azalea, and yesterday she announced that the single would soon find its home on her sophomore album. The project, entitled My Everything, hits shelves on August 25th and will feature Azalea, Big Sean and EDM DJ Zedd, who's on the album's next single, "Break Free."
Meek Mill Announces Collaborative Track With ASAP Ferg And Big Sean, "B-Boy"
Though Meek Mill has said repeatedly that his album Dreams Worth More Than Money will be dropping this summer, we still don't have many details on the album, other than its lead single, some brief previews and
Ty Dolla $ign Hits The Studio With Wale, Tyga, Chris Brown & Big Sean
Thanks to Instagram, we get an inside look at the daily lives of all our favorite rappers, and often times, 'daily life' involves going to the studio at some time or another. A lot of rappers are night owls and thus hit the studio late at night until the wee hours of the morning.
Drake Brings Out Wiz Khalifa, Slim Thug, Z-Ro, Tinashe & More At HAW Performance
Drake's Houston Appreciation Weekend kicked off on Thursday, but Friday night is when things really got going. Drizzy took the stage at The Warehouse, and made sure to put on for the city, bringing out plenty of hometown heroes, as well as some stars from outside the region. H-Town legends who graced the stage included Slim Thug, Z-Ro, Young Star, Lil Keke, and Lil Flip. Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean, PARTNEXTDOOR, OB Obrien, and Tinashe (whose song "2 On, Drake remixed just recently) also made appearances.
Photos: Big Sean In The Studio With Rihanna & Calvin Harris
Other than a couple tracks & features, Big Sean has remained relatively quiet so far in 2014, but by the looks of things, it’s for a good reason. Busy working on his next album, Big Sean took to Instagram recently and has posted a few pictures that have left fans anxiously awaiting the outcome.
Logic Explains How His Collaboration With Big Sean Came Together
Fans are still eagerly anticipating Logic's debut LP, and while the project is still without a release date, he's made sure to keep his loyal following satisfied with an influx of new material.
Samples Of The Week: May 7
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".
Top Tracks Of The Week: April 21-27
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 10 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion. Once again, this particular feature is cataloguing the most POPULAR songs on the site, for some of the more overlooked tracks, check out Underrated Audio.
Naya Rivera And Big Sean Call Off Their Engagement
There's trouble in paradise, folks - we'll spare you a Glee pun. As reported by US Weekly, it seems celebrity couple Naya Rivera and Big Sean have annulled their engagement, having made the commitment last October. Rivera has also stopped following Sean on Twitter, so this must be pretty serious, right?