Big Sean

Nov
19
Ariana Grande, Big Sean, Pharrell, & Mary J. Blige Celebrate ‘A Very Grammy Christmas’

Big Sean and Ariana Grande

Christmas came early during the taping of “A Very Grammy Christmas” at the Shrine Auditorium in L.A. on Tuesday. Hosted by LL Cool J, the one-hour special featured today’s biggest stars performing holiday songs and their current hits as well as sharing their favorite holiday memories.

Pharrell Williams, decked out in a Christmas sweater, covered the classic “Please Come Home for Christmas” and performed his G I R L cut “Lost Queen” with his Baes.

Ariana Grande and Big Sean showed some PDA while performing their duet “Best Mistake.” The cute couple, coordinated in a red dress and black tuxedo, walked off stage hand-in-hand after their romantic set. Ariana also cozied up in front of the fireplace for a festive performance of her new holiday single “Santa Tell Me,” which debuts November 24.

The Queen of R&B, Mary J. Blige, spread some cheer of her own with selections from her upcoming album The London Sessions.

In addition to the performances, the nominations for Album of the Year for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards will be announced during “A Very Grammy Christmas,” which airs December 5 at 9 p.m. on CBS.

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Nov
11
New Music: RL Grime f/ Big Sean – ‘Kingpin’

Big Sean and RL Grime

Following his collaborations with Ariana Grande and Calvin Harris, Big Sean links with RL Grime on “Kingpin” off the L.A.-based DJ/producer’s upcoming debut Void. Over Grime’s dark and bass-heavy production, the Detroit rapper delivers some boastful bars about his majestic lifestyle.

“I’ve grown up a fan of Sean’s so it’s real exciting to be working with him. I’m very proud of how it came together,” Grime told Rolling Stone.

Due November 17, Void also features collaborations with Boys Noize, How to Dress Well, and Djemba Djemba.

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Nov
10
New Music: Eminem f/ Royce Da 5’9″, Big Sean, Danny Brown, DeJ Loaf, & Trick Trick – ‘Detroit Vs. Everybody’

Detroit Vs. Everybody

Detroit stand up. Fresh off his SHADY CXVPHER, Eminem reps the Motor City on his new anthem “Detroit Vs. Everybody.” Marshall calls on fellow D-town natives Royce Da 5’9″, Big Sean, Danny Brown, DeJ Loaf, and Trick Trick for the Statik Selektah-produced track off the upcoming ShadyXV compilation.

Royce kicks things off followed by a lengthy verse from Sean (finally), while Em caps it all off with some rapid-fire rhymes, and DeJ holds down the hook.

The two-disc ShadyXV, which features new and old material from 50 Cent, Slaughterhouse, Yelawolf, and more, hits stores November 24.

Listen to Em and his Detroit brethren put on for The D.

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Nov
10
Big Sean Performs ‘IDFWU’ at Vevo Go Show

Big Sean

Big Sean showed love to his hometown of Detroit by performing a surprise Vevo Go Show. Hundreds of fans showed up to the Detroit Vs. Everybody store on Monroe St. after he tweeted the location. Once they arrived, he treated them to an intimate performance of his anthem “I Don’t Fuck With You,” while they stood behind the glass wall, singing along and taking photos on their phones.

“Detroit has an underlying soul that no other place has. I let that inspire me always,” said Sean. “To be able to perform so up close and personal in my hometown is perfect.”

This was Sean’s second Vevo Go Show. He previously performed his Finally Famous track “Celebrity” on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011.

Big Sean has collaborated with fellow D-town native Eminem on “Detroit Vs. Everybody” for the ShadyXV compilation, due November 24.

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Nov
6
Video: Big Sean f/ E-40 – ‘I Don’t F**k With You’

Big Sean

Touchdown. Big Sean plays the field in the cinematic video for his Kanye West and DJ Mustard-produced anthem “I Don’t Fuck With You” featuring E-40.

The G.O.O.D. Music MVP stars as the quarterback of his high school football team, the Lions, in the Lawrence Lamont-directed clip, which was shot at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita, Calif. Against the odds, Sean makes a last-minute attempt to save his team from losing the game and comes away with a huge win.

There are plenty of cameos too from Mustard, E-40, Power 106′s Big Boy, Teyana Taylor, and Kanye, who stars as the team coach. Plus, peep the Naya Rivera look-alike, who flashes her boobs.

In between his collaborations with Calvin Harris and girlfriend Ariana Grande, Sean has been in the studio with Chris Brown, Kanye, and more working on his third album, and hopes to release it by the end of the year.

“You guys might be getting it for a stocking stuffer, who knows?” he recently told Carson Daly.

Watch Sean lead his team to victory.

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Oct
27
Video: Calvin Harris f/ Big Sean – ‘Open Wide’

Big Sean

Oh Gawd. Riding high off his new anthem “I Don’t F**k With You,” Big Sean joins Calvin Harris in the Emil Nava-directed video for the U.K. hitmaker’s new single “Open Wide.” The G.O.O.D. Music rapper has a showdown in the desert in the action-packed clip.

“Open that shit wide, let me see how big your mouth is,” raps Sean over Harris’ signature production, adding, “This goes out to…You know who this goes out to.”

Harris’ forthcoming album Motion drops November 4 featuring Tinashe, Ellie Goulding, Gwen Stefani, Haim, John Newman, R3hab, and Firebeatz.

Watch Sean storm the desert in the explosive visuals.

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Oct
21
Kanye West, Chris Brown, & Big Sean Join Teyana Taylor at ‘VII’ Listening Party

Teyana, Kanye, and Kim

Teyana Taylor has been patiently waiting for her moment and it finally arrived last night. The Harlem singer was surrounded by friends and family as she celebrated her debut album VII in Hollywood.

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