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Big Sean

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Detroit, United States (2007 – present)

Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, (born March 25, 1988 in Detroit, Michigan), better known by his stage name Big Sean, is an American rapper signed to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D Music and Island Def Jam. In 2005 he met West at a radio station, and after being impressed with Sean’s obvious talents he signed him in 2007. So far he has released three mixtapes, 2007’s Finally Famous, 2009’s UKnowBigSean, and 2010’s BIG. His debut album, Finally Famous, was released in June 2011 and featured guest appearances from hip hop superstars Kanye West, Chris Brown, Pharrell Williams, The-Dream, Wiz Khalifa, and Lupe Fiasco.

He was raised by his mother and grandparents who worked steadfastly to instill in him the principles of hard work and determination. Sean attended the Detroit Waldorf School, a school of art, from Kindergarten to 8th Grade where he was introduced to a spectrum of art and culture. He later attended Cass Technical High School where he furthered his music career, met life long friends, and gained the support of fans and peers as he independently sold copies of his music. Sean gained a strong relationship with 102.7FM, a local radio station in Detroit where he displayed his rhyming skills weekly. There, he met Kanye West after a radio interview in 2005 and got a chance to display his talent by freestyling for Mr. West, giving him a copy of his music and sending numerous tracks for him to critique. After months of submitting songs and numerous meetings, Sean finally got the call from Kanye West himself saying that he wanted to sign him.

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  • alefspfc

    so he's fucking ariana grande

    14 Aug 9:12pm Reply
  • KrstyShakleford

    PREACH

    31 Jul 3:30pm Reply
  • UnicornThisWay

    31 Jul 5:32am Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    обложки прикольные. но вообще я его всегда путал с sean kingston, в принципе смысл существования этих двух персонажей, как по мне, одинаков.

    19 Jul 11:30am Reply
  • wkings66

    19 Jun 5:26pm Reply
  • burqaura

    *heart eyes*

    1 Jun 4:08am Reply
  • franciscospi

    "Mediocre rapper with no personality or intellect, lazy beats and no hooks or ideas to the songs. Maybe there's something I'm missing?" - Pretty much yeah. Only song that i really like by him is 1st quarter, try that, he is killing that. But he is just a fun rapper I guess.

    5 May 11:30am Reply
  • Lierovaara

    Mediocre rapper with no personality or intellect, lazy beats and no hooks or ideas to the songs. Maybe there's something I'm missing?

    4 May 8:28am Reply
  • AdlerOfBirds

    His voice and verses on 'See Me Now' by Kanye and 'Right Here' by Ariana Grande really, really make me want to like him....any suggestions for easy-entrance discography listens?

    27 Apr 12:18am Reply
  • kubrasarikaya

    hall of fame is dope and yall some fuckin haters

    22 Mar 4:51pm Reply
  • ChelseaSmile95

    Big Sean's solo version of Sanctified >>>>>> Mastermind's version

    6 Mar 12:10pm Reply
  • GunnarKMH

    1st quarter already has 14 more plays than Control, personally....

    12 Feb 8:31pm Reply
  • KevinGondim

    You Don't Know <3

    10 Feb 8:56pm Reply
  • ninetythreeTIL

    big flop

    9 Feb 3:56am Reply
  • ronjamoi-

    I love Beware ♥!

    8 Feb 3:55pm Reply
  • ChelseaSmile95

    1st Quater is one of the best Sean songs.

    2 Feb 10:04pm Reply
  • GunnarKMH

    1st quarter

    31 Jan 12:21am Reply
  • ChelseaSmile95

    Sean Don keeps improving. Now I want more Sean x La Flame joints, because both versions of 10 2 10 and the new one are fucking flames.

    30 Jan 8:09am Reply
  • YoungLoser

    great!

    29 Jan 9:49pm Reply
  • kevinlater

    small sean

    29 Jan 4:05am Reply
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