Sean Michael Leonard Anderson  born March 25, ,  known professionally as Big Sean , is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He released his second studio album, Hall of Fame , in , that peaked at number three on Billboard , and became certified Gold. Sean's next albums, Dark Sky Paradise and I Decided , both peaked atop the Billboard and received Platinum certifications. When he was 3 months old, he moved to Detroit, Michigan, where he was raised by his mother, a school teacher, and his grandmother.
In his later years in high school, Sean showed his rhyming skills on a weekly basis as part of a rap battle contest held by Detroit hip-hop station WHTD. Hearing about this, Sean headed over to the station to meet West and perform some freestyle. Initially West was reluctant to hear him, however he gave Sean 16 bars to rap for him. According to Big Sean, West enjoyed his freestyle: "As we get to the entrance of the radio station He starts looking at me and bobbing his head.
He also recorded a music video for "Get'cha Some", which was directed by Hype Williams. This mixtape includes 30 tracks. The mixtape includes 20 tracks. An unauthorized leak of his collaboration with Drake, called "Made" made its way onto the internet on April 30, In an interview with TheHipHopUpdate. On August 31, Big Sean tweeted that the album was not coming out on that day, but it would be coming out sometime in Big Sean has revealed the cover art for his G.
Music debut and explained that the one-week pushback was to be blamed on sample and feature clearance issues. Sean confirmed in an interview June 28, that a collaborative mixtape between him and "two other guys in hip-hop that are just killing it right now" will be released "in a couple of weeks". In September , Big Sean confirmed in an interview with the Daily Tribune that he'll be working on his second album during the I Am Finally Famous Tour and plans to release the album sometime in On September 5, , Big Sean released the mixtape Detroit which features guest appearances from fellow rappers J.
Big Sean pushed back the release date of his second studio album Hall of Fame , and was eventually released on August 27, The album has skits to give it a "classic feel", and includes features from multiple artists, including Lil Wayne , Miguel , and Nas. The album's production was primarily handled by No I. Big Sean also stated in an interview that he was in the studio with fellow Detroit native Eminem. Sean went on to say they made a "Detroit classic" but he is unsure if it will be on Hall of Fame because of "timing issues". A month prior to the release of Hall of Fame , Big Sean told Complex that he had already begun work on his third album due to the inspiration from his new relationship.
On October 31, , Big Sean released " Bounce Back " as the lead single from his fourth studio album, I Decided , which was released February 3, Sean has consulted the advice of Jay Z and Rick Rubin while working on the album.
It earned , equivalent album units in the week of February 9, according to Nielsen Music. A month later, it was announced that Sean and Metro Boomin were to release a collaborative album titled Double or Nothing Big Sean dated his high school sweetheart, Ashley Marie, whom he met when he was sixteen and started dating at nineteen until their break-up in early He also has an endorsement deal with Adidas , through which he has released his own "Detroit Player" line of sneakers,  and is a follower of the Rosewood clothing style.
On November 28, , Big Sean purchased an 11, square foot home, with 7 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms home in Beverly Hills. The house was previously owned by Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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