Hottest 50 Songs Of 2015
It's holiday season, and that means it's time to start rolling out the year-end lists. There was almost too much good music to handle, as notable releases week after week meant that only the hottest tracks were able to attain a shelf-life of longer than a couple of months.
Big Sean Dispels Rumors That "Switch Up" Is A Kid Cudi Diss
Last week G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean dropped a new single, "Switch Up," featuring labelmate Common. This was shortly after their former labelmate, Kid Cudi, announced his departure from the crew. Given the content of "Switch Up," and Big Sean being on the G.O.O.D.
Big Sean Announces Title For Upcoming Album [Update: "Dark Sky Paradise" Release Date Revealed]
While his track "I Don't Fuck With You" is still in heavy rotation, G.O.O.D. Music's Big Sean announces the title of his next album, Dark Sky Paradise.
CyHi The Prynce Released From Def Jam Contract, Disses Kanye West
So this afternoon, we were not only surprised by the Chance The Rapper x Lil B mixtape dropping, but by CyHi The Prynce's apparent diss track, aimed at none other than Kanye West. CyHi has been signed to G.O.O.D.
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.
Justin Bieber Gets Handsy With Ariana Grande Onstage, Big Sean Reacts
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.
J Cole Brings Out Jay-Z, Big Sean, & Drake In Fayetteville
J. Cole has single-handedly put Fayetteville, NC on the map, and his homecoming concert tonight at Crown Coliseum was always going to be a feel-good event. But Jermaine was not alone. He brought reinforcements. Jay-Z and Big Sean joined J Cole on stage to perform "IDFWU," "Clique" and more before Drake showed up to perform "Energy," "Know Yourself," and other tracks from IYRTITL. Others who made appearances to support Cole on his big night were fellow "Forest Hills Drive" tour acts Jeremih, YG, Bas, Cozz, and Omen.
Top 5 Lil Wayne Verses Of 2015
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.
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.
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 & Ariana Grande Have Reportedly Broken Up
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.
Stream Big Sean's New Album "Dark Sky Paradise"
Big Sean's third commercial album, Dark Sky Paradise, is in stores and online today. It's safe to say the G.O.O.D. Music rapper's past album releases didn't exactly live up to the hype, however the hype for DSP seems to be working for Sean, not against him. While it may not be an instant classic, it's shaping up to be Big Sean's most cohesive project yet.
Honey, I Shrunk The Rappers: Shortest Rappers In The Game
"Tall men come down to my height when I hit 'em in the body." -Jack Dempsey The rap game may be dominated by rappers of average height, but some of its biggest stars fall well below that margin. Read on for a list of emcees below the average male height of 5'8 (you may be surprised). Once again, we realize lists like this have been done, but we decided to get a bit more in depth with it. We've excluded child rappers such as Lil' Mouse and Lil' Poopy.
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. Music but it wasn’t until 2011 that his debut album Finally Famous would hit the shelves.
Big Sean's "IDFWU" Originally Intended For Justin Bieber
It appears that Big Sean’s infectious club banger, "IDFWU", was originally intended for the hands of another pop artist. According to one the song’s producers, Mike Free, the hyped anthem was actually created with Justin Bieber's vocals in mind. Free told XXL Magazine recently,
Hottest Albums Of 2015
2015 was a pretty phenomenal year for music. After the relatively dry 2014, we thought it was a drought, but the overwhelming amount of material made making our year-end list both very easy and very difficult. On one hand, there was a wealth of album to choose from, but on the other hand, a lot of great stuff had to be left on the cutting room floor.
Big Sean Reveals Official Artwork & Tracklist For "Dark Sky Paradise"
Just 24 hours after releasing his monster new single “Blessings” with Drake and Kanye West, Big Sean decides to reveal the official artwork and tracklist to his upcoming album Dark Sky Paradise, via iTunes pre-orders.
Kid Cudi Announces "The Cud Life Tour" With Big Sean, Tyler, The Creator & Logic [Update: Full Dates Added]
Kid Cudi has been keeping it relatively low-key since his album, Indicud, dropped. Recently he leaked a song on Twitter, "Going To The Ceremony," without offering an explanation as to what it's for. Today, Cudder took to Twitter once more to reveal a tour flyer, for an upcoming tour with himself, Big Sean, Tyler, the Creator and Logic.
First Week Sales For Big Sean, Tyga & Chris Brown Are Here
The numbers have arrived for same-day releases from Big Sean and Chris Brown & Tyga. As expected, the former artist moved more than the duo, even exceeding our expectations, however Breezy and Tyga fall squarely within the sales projections.
Thieves Leave Note At Big Sean's L.A. Mansion, Case Turned Over To "Special Unit"
A week ago, it was reported that burglars broke into Big Sean's home in the Valley while the rapper was on a trip to Dubai. They apparently cracked a safe and stole around $150k in jewelry as well as some unreleased music.