Real Name: Sean Michael Leonard Anderson
Nickname: Sean Don
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Label: G.O.O.D. Music / Def Jam Recordings
Imagining How 7 Rappers Will Reference COVID-19 in Their Music
The question is not whether Big Sean is going to shoehorn a bunch of awkward coronavirus-centric similes into his lyrics; the question is how many.
What I Learned as a Classical Composer Working with Kanye, No I.D. & Big Sean
How Johan Lenox went from listening to Kanye’s ‘My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’ to working with him, No I.D., Big Sean, and more.
20 Fictional Characters Pick Their Favorite Rappers
“You seem unquestionably bored out of your fucking mind,” which, yes.
Take A Daytrip Interview: Producing for Lil Nas X, Big Sean & More
The New York-based production duo is preparing for their biggest excursion yet.
Big Sean, Vic Mensa, & Managing the Ridicule of Catharsis
Cathartic work may protect artists from their demons, but it doesn’t protect them from critique.
Vince Staples, Big Sean, Denzel Curry & More: Hip-Hop Headlines
All the latest hip-hop news in one place.
15 Rappers as TV Shows: An Absurdly Detailed Investigation
It's time for some wild but perfect comparisons.
5 Years After “Control,” Ranking the Relevancy of All 11 Rappers Kendrick Called Out
From Drake to Jay Electronica, we tracked the course of 11 careers since that game-changing verse five years ago.
Big Sean Opens Up About Depression & Anxiety: "I Never Really Took the Time to Nurture Myself"
“It took me a lot of depression having a lot of anxiety to realize something was off.”
5 G.O.O.D. Music Albums That Should Have Been 7 Songs
We retool 'Cruel Summer' and albums from Kanye, Pusha-T, Kid Cudi, and Big Sean to benefit from only being 7 tracks total.
Rappers as Fast Food Restaurants: An Absurdly Detailed Investigation
If you don't understand why Kanye West is Taco Bell, we can't be friends.
An Awkward History of Trump Rap References That Haven't Aged Well
Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Mac Miller—all your favorite MCs are guilty.
Why Big Sean & Metro Boomin' Made 'Double or Nothing'
They are right, but we're not sure 'Double Or Nothing' was the answer.
Big Sean & Metro Boomin 'Double Or Nothing' 1 Listen Album Review
What happened to all of Big Sean's style, before he leaned so hard on double time flows and lackluster double entendres?
How Big Sean & Metro Boomin Recorded 'Double or Nothing'
"Metro would make a beat in the studio in front of Sean, while Sean would sit with a mic, writing and freestyling."
Rappers I've Met: I Once Interviewed Big Sean in a Family Bathroom
You know, the extra-large, unisex bathrooms that have a toilet, a sink, no urinal, and paper towels all over the floor.