Big Sean

Apr
21
New Music: Jennifer Lopez f/ French Montana, Big Sean, & Tyga – ‘I Luh Ya Papi (DJ Khaled Remix)’

Tyga, Big Sean, J.Lo, and French Montana

This is the remix. Jennifer Lopez rounds up some hip-hop all-stars for the DJ Khaled remix to her single “I Luh Ya Papi.” The new version boasts a reworked beat and a sample of Jay Z’s “Hey Papi,” plus verses from Tyga, Big Sean, and French Montana.

J.Lo’s 10th album is due June 17 featuring Maxwell, Robin Thicke, Wiz Khalifa, and more.

Bounce to the remix below.

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Apr
21
Ariana Grande and Big Sean Perform at White House Easter Egg Roll

Big Sean and Ariana Grande

President Obama and the First Lady welcomed Ariana Grande back to the White House for the 2014 Easter Egg Roll on Monday. As hundreds of kids and parents looked on, the 20-year-old singer took to the South Lawn to perform a medley of her Yours Truly cuts including “Piano,” “The Way,” and “Right There” with Big Sean, who was fresh from his Coachella appearance.

Ariana also met Jim Carrey during her visit. “met my childhood crush Jim Carrey. could even speak. he was kind, warm and human. I’m so happy,” she tweeted. “all was swell until my mom told him that my first screen name was JimCarreyFan42@aol………… I wanted to die.”

Just last month, the Nickelodeon star joined Patti LaBelle, Aretha Franklin, Jill Scott, and Janelle Monáe for the White House’s Women of Soul concert.

Her new single “Problem” featuring Iggy Azalea is now available for pre-order on iTunes, and will be released on April 28. Big Sean also hinted that he’s featured as a “mystery whisperer” on the record.

Watch the performance and hear a snippet of “Problem” below.

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Apr
20
Big Sean Crashes Coachella with RL Grime

Big Sean and RL Grime

Big Sean brought G.O.O.D. Music to Coachella on Saturday. The Detroit rapper joined trap producer RL Grime during his evening set at the Mojave stage. As the sun set over the festival, a BAPE-clad Sean worked up a sweat as he performed “Mercy” and stripped shirtless for “All Me.”

“Just tore Coachella down w/ my bro @RLgrime… Somebody kept trying to pull my shorts down when I went in the crowd. Shit was wild,” tweeted Sean, while RL Grime added, “biggup to the king @BigSean for joining me tonight.”

The two plan to hit the studio next week.

Watch Sean crash the Coachella stage below.

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Apr
9
Big Sean and Naya Rivera Call Off Engagement

Naya Rivera and Big Sean

Big Sean and Naya Rivera won’t be walking down the aisle. The rapper and “Glee” star have called off their wedding.

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Mar
27
J. Cole, Big Sean Empower Youth at We Day California

J. Cole

Big Sean and J. Cole helped celebrate change at the first-ever We Day California, the world’s largest youth empowerment event, at Oakland’s Oracle Arena on Wednesday.

The rappers pitched in alongside Seth Rogen, Selena Gomez, Magic Johnson, and Orlando Bloom to inspire 16,000 youth from over 400 schools across California to take action on local and global causes.

Big Sean hit the stage to perform his empowering track “Nothing Is Stopping You” and “Beware” as the students and teachers sang along.

“Karma is real. How you act and treat people will come back to you,” said the Detroit MC, who celebrated his 26th birthday this week.

The festivities closed out with J. Cole, who rocked the house with his uplifting single “Crooked Smile.”

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Mar
13
Big Sean, Pusha T, & Teyana Taylor Showcase G.O.O.D. Music at SXSW

Big Sean

G.O.O.D. Music invaded SXSW, headlining a showcase presented by Yahoo! Music at Austin’s Brazos Hall on Wednesday night. The whole clique—minus Kanye—hit the stage including Big Sean, Pusha T, Travi$ Scott, Teyana Taylor, CyHi the Prynce, and more.

Newcomers Hollywood Holt and Ryan McDermott were up first followed by Teyana Taylor, who wowed with her a cappella cover of Lauryn Hill’s “Killing Me Softly.”

King Louie brought out fellow Chicago rappers Katie Got Bandz and Chance the Rapper to perform Katie’s “Pop Out.”

With his fiancée Naya Rivera looking on, headliner Big Sean blessed the stage with “Sanctified” and “1st Quarter Freestyle.” He was joined by his labelmate Pusha T for “Mercy” and Travi$ Scott for the remix to “10 2 10.”

Fans held out for a Kanye appearance following Sean’s set, but he did not show. The G.O.O.D. Music chief was across town headlining his own concert with Jay Z for Samsung.

See photos and footage from the G.O.O.D. Music showcase below.

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Mar
6
Kanye West, Big Sean Join Rick Ross to Perform ‘Sanctified’ on ‘Arsenio’

Big Sean, Kanye West, and Rick Ross

A day after Prince lit up the stage, Rick Ross blessed “The Arsenio Hall Show” with the first performance of his soulful Mastermind cut “Sanctified.” But he didn’t come alone.

The Maybach Music boss, whose album is set to debut atop next week’s charts, was joined by surprise guests Kanye West and Big Sean.

The Detroit rapper kicked things off before ‘Ye, fresh from Paris Fashion Week, rushed the stage, much to the delight of the crowd.

Watch their surprise set below.

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