With his third mixtape, Finally Famous Vol. 3: Big, Anderson became a household name in 2010. A recording contract with GOOD Music and Def Jam Recordings was struck and his debut studio album Finally Famous was released in 2011; the single “Dance (Ass)” from the album reached the top 10 in the US charts (featuring Nicki Minaj).
Anderson’s second album, Hall of Fame, was released in 2013, and his third album, Dark Sky Paradise, debuted at number one on the US Billboard 200 in 2015. “I Don’t Fuck with You” (with E-40) and “Blessings” were also featured on the album (featuring Drake and Kanye West). As a result of “Bounce Back” from his fourth album, I Decided (2017), and his fifth album, Detroit 2 (2020), he has had three platinum albums.
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Big Sean’s Ealy Life
Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, better known as Big Sean, was born on March 25, 1988, in Santa Monica, California as the son of rapper Sean Paul and singer Christina Anderson. When he was three months old, his family moved to Detroit, Michigan, where his mother, a teacher, and his grandmother, a WWII veteran, reared him. Not California, but rather the West Side of Detroit is the “west side” that Big Sean sings about in his songs. A 3.7 GPA at Cass Technical High School earned him his diploma.
Big Sean’s Personal Life
A little over a year ago, he began a relationship with Naya Rivera, the “Glee” actress, and singer whom he met over Twitter. Their engagement was announced in October 2013; regrettably, they announced their breakup in April of that year. For eight months, he was romantically linked to pop star Ariana Grande. Singer Jhene Aiko and Big Sean were romantically linked from 2016 to 2019.
After an incident at a New York event on August 4, 2011, Big Sean was arrested for third-degree sexual assault. In October 2011, he pleaded guilty to second-degree wrongful detention. He had to pay a monetary penalty of $750. As part of his plea agreement, the sexual assault charges were dismissed.
Big Sean’s Net Worth
It is estimated that the net worth of Big Sean, an American rapper, is $26 million. Big Sean has been one of the most prominent and successful singers in the music industry since his first album in 2011.
Big Sean’s Career
Hip hop station in Detroit hosted weekly rap battles for high school students, and Big Sean was one of the participants. To meet Kanye West and perform some freestyle at the station in 2005 he went there after hearing he was doing a radio interview. Kanye was said to be impressed when West finally agreed to listen to him after initially refusing. Big Sean started gaining a following in 2007 through the internet and a series of self-released mixtapes, while West was still working on his demo tape.
Def Jam Recordings imprint Def Jam Recordings signed Big Sean to West’s GOOD Music label in 2008. “Made,” a Big Sean and Drake collaboration, was leaked online on April 30th, 2010. Big Sean was displeased with the leak because he felt the song’s melodic and lyrical potential had not been fully realized.
“Finally Famous,” Big Sean’s debut studio album, came out in June 2011. ‘My Last,’ ‘Marvin & Chardonnay,’ and ‘Dance’ were among the album’s three top hits for Big Sean (Ass). John Legend, Kanye West, and Wiz Khalifa all made appearances on the album. It was awarded platinum certification in 2017.
In August of 2013, he released “Hall of Fame,” his second studio album. Although it didn’t make it to the top of the charts, it was well appreciated by critics. Oct. 2017 saw its gold certification. When “Dark Sky Paradise” landed at the top of the Billboard 200 in February 2015, it was his first No. 1 album. Again, Kayne, Ty Dolla Sign, Ariana Grande, and others worked together on the album. In February 2016, the album Dark Sky Paradise received a platinum certification.
On March 25, 2016, Big Sean released the song “Get My Shit Together” in honor of his 28th birthday. Jhene Aiko revealed two days later that they would be releasing an album, TWENTY88. On April 1, 2016, it was solely accessible on Tidal; four days later, it was made available on Spotify and Apple Music. Several of the songs from the album were later used in a short film directed by Big Sean and Jhene Aiko titled Out of Love.
Big Sean responded to Flint’s official Twitter account in the aftermath of the Flint, Michigan water crisis in late April 2016, wondering if he could do anything to help. Later, he gave the charity an additional $10,000. In February 2017, he released his fourth studio album, “I Decided.” This is his second straight No. 1 debut album. April of this year saw its gold certification. On November 3, 2017, Big Sean dropped Pull Up N Wreck, a song featuring 21 Savage.
Big Sean’s first solo track since 2017 was released on July 24th as “Overtime”. After releasing his second single, Bezerk, on August 26, he played it live at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards. Throughout his career, he has also appeared on songs by a wide range of other well-known singers. The Billboard Hot 100 has featured a number of his tracks with notable success. Kanye West, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz all appeared on his single “Clique.”
On the US Billboard hot 100, his song “I Don’t Fuck with You” with E-40 hit number 14. Besides headlining four global tours, Big Sean has opened for J. Cole and Rhianna on their respective tours. Sean is renowned for his fashion sense, and he has a partnership with Adidas to promote their shoes. Aura Gold, Big Sean’s own apparel line, was introduced in 2013.
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