Big Sean

Dec
19
Video: Mike Posner f/ Big Sean – ‘Top of the World’

Mike Posner and Big Sean

Mike Posner goes back to his roots in the feel-good video for “Top of the World” featuring Big Sean. The 25-year-old crooner takes it back to Detroit with his fellow D-town native and friend Big Sean.

They hit the 50-yard line at Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions, and cruise through the Motor City, posing in front of the “Finally Famous” mural at Dexter Check Cashing. Mike links up with some famous Detroit athletes and his parents, and dribbles down the court at The Palace of Auburn Hills sporting a Pistons jersey.

His sophomore album PAGES is due next year. With every copy sold, he will donate a meal to a child in need.

Watch the Detroit players put on for their city.

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Dec
19
Rap-Up TV: Hip-Hop Stars React to Beyoncé’s Surprise Album

‘Yonce is on everyone’s lips following the surprise release of her record-setting album. Her fans have clearly spoken, sending the album straight to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and downloading it over 1 million times on iTunes worldwide. But what do her peers think?

During Power 106′s Cali Christmas, we asked hip-hop’s biggest stars for their thoughts on Bey’s unprecedented move. Rick Ross called it “genius,” while B.o.B put it more bluntly: “Beyoncé just jizzed all over life.”

“She’s an icon. She’s in that position. Her music is that incredible. The entire plan was executed, no leaks,” said Rozay.

Plus, find out what Big Sean, ScHoolboy Q, Jay Rock, Kid Ink, Sage the Gemini, DJ Mustard, and Ty Dolla $ign had to say about Bey’s big move.

Dec
19
Big Sean Visits Children’s Hospital in Detroit

Big Sean

Big Sean is opening up his heart in a big way this holiday season. After giving away turkeys for Thanksgiving, the Detroit rapper paid a special hometown visit to the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in the Detroit Medical Center earlier this week.

The “Beware” hitmaker, along with his mother, Myra Anderson, spread some Christmas cheer, meeting with the young patients and their families and giving away toys and headphones.

“These kids are some of the nicest people I’ve met!” said a humbled Sean. “We are working on something special for them for the holidays from our Foundation. Remember to count your blessings. We all are blessed! Straight up!”

He also praised his mother, who is President of the Sean Anderson Foundation. “Love to my mom. I honestly wouldn’t do half of the cool things I do to give back to kids or people in need if it wasn’t for her teaching n telling me why it’s so important,” he said. “I truly have an awesome, caring mom… n that’s something a lot of people don’t have. I’m so happy she is my partner in the Sean Anderson Foundation.”

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Dec
18
Video: Mike Posner f/ Big Sean – ‘Top of the World’ [Trailer]

Mike Posner and Big Sean

Mike Posner puts on for his city in the video for his new single “Top of the World.” In the 30-second trailer, the 25-year-old crooner returns to Detroit with his friend and fellow D-town native Big Sean.

The clip includes shots of Ford Field, home to the Lions, and a cameo from Detroit Red Wings player Pavel Datsyuk. Mike, Sean, and their crew stand in front of the “Finally Famous” mural at Dexter Check Cashing.

The song, produced by Diplo and Benny Blanco, will appear on Mike’s sophomore album Pages, due in 2014.

Get a sneak peak at their homecoming below. The full video will premiere tomorrow.

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Dec
17
Drake Brings Out Big Sean in Detroit

Big Sean and Drake

Drake showed love to his Detroit fans when his tour rolled through The Palace of Auburn Hills on Monday night. Instead of rapping Big Sean’s verse like he typically does, he brought out the hometown rapper to perform “All Me.”

“If Detroit is in this motherfu**er, ya’ll better make some noise for the king right now because this ni**a put it down so hard, I swear,” said Drizzy.

Sean returned the love. “There’s only been two ni**as in this fu**in’ industry, in this fake ass, weak ass industry, that I can say that’s been as influential to me and helped me out as much as they have—that’s Kanye West and as far as rappers being real and real ass ni**as, my ni**a Drizzy Drake in this motherfu**er,” he said.

He also revealed that they are working together on his next project. “This man Drizzy Drake is gonna be a huge part of my next album,” said Sean. “And I promise that we gonna put it down in a big motherfu**in’ way.”

Drake’s “Would You Like a Tour?” wraps with one final show on Wednesday in Philadelphia.

Watch the big surprise below.

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Dec
16
New Music: Mike Posner f/ Big Sean – ‘Top of the World’

Top of the World

Break out the champagne. Mike Posner reunites with his friend and fellow Detroit native Big Sean on his celebratory new single “Top of the World.” The two share their aspirations on the radio-friendly record, produced by Diplo and Benny Blanco.

Mike even steals Sean’s catchphrase. “I do it,” he says, while Sean responds, “Man, that’s my line, lil’ bitch.”

The song is now available on iTunes, while Mike’s sophomore album Pages is due in 2014.

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Dec
15
Big Sean and Naya Rivera Reveal Sexy Christmas Card

Big Sean and Naya Rivera

Big Sean and Naya Rivera are heating up the holidays. The Hall of Fame rapper and “Glee” actress will celebrate their first Christmas together as an engaged couple. In honor of the occasion, they have revealed their sexy holiday card, which they will be sending friends and family this year.

A dapper Sean sports a black tuxedo and Louboutins, while his gorgeous fiancée shows some skin in a sparkly red dress.

“Happy holidays… Sean & Naya,” reads the card (via Just Jared).

The couple announced their engagement in October. “He is such a casanova,” Naya gushed to Rap-Up TV.