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BIG SEAN – Music Artist Know for his Rap Songs

By James Griffith Subscribe to RSS | January 17th 2012 | Views:

Big Sean is a Hip hop star & recording artist famous for his dazzling rhymes, classic rap songs and stunning music videos. Born Sean Michael Anderson on March 25, 1988 in Santa Monica, California he had his first taste of fame in 2007 with the release of his excellent mixtape “Finally Famous: The Mixtape” which spawned the excellent Big Sean songs & music video "Get'cha Some". This classic Big Sean music video was directed by Hype Williams and his critically acclaimed mixtape led to the young rap star appearing in Hip hop bible The Source Magazine. On April 16, 2009, he released his second mixtape called “UKNOWBIGSEAN”. This mixtape spawned the hit songs “Million Dollars” and “Super Dupa” and became an instant smash. The mixtape contained an incredible 30 songs & some sensational Big Sean music videos and received wide spread praise from critics and fans alike.

Big Sean released his highly anticipated third mixtape “Finally Famous Vol. 3: BIG” on August 31, 2010. This mixtape featured high profile collaborations with a host of big stars including Drake, Bun B, Tyga, Asher Roth & Mike Posner amongst others. The mixtape spawned the cool songs "Too Fake", which features the group Chiddy Bang and a stunning video, "What U Doin' (Bullshittin')", "Ambiguous", featuring Mike Posner, "Crazy", "Supa Dupa Lemonade", "Hometown", "Final Hour", "Made", and "High Rise" which features another classic video. Big Sean is also expected to release his fourth mixtape in 2012.

After signing a lucrative recording contract with Kanye West`s G.O.O.D label, he released his highly anticipated debut album “Finally Famous” on June 28, 2011. This disc featured high profile collaborations with Hip hop superstar Kanye West, Chris Brown, Wiz Khalifa, John Legend, Lupe Fiasco & The-Dream. With some of the best Big Sean songs, the album debuted at number 3 on the Billboard Album charts selling 87,000 copies in its first week of release. The album has since sold over 250,000 copies in the US spawning the hit songs “My Last” featuring Chris Brown which peaked at number one on the US Billboard Rap Songs chart, “Marvin & Chardonnay” featuring Kanye West which features an

excellent music video and his third official single release “Dance A$$” featuring Nicki Minaj.

Big Sean is expected to release his highly anticipated sophomore album in 2012. This highly anticipated disc is expected to feature not only new rap songs, but more huge collaborations and is already one of the most eagerly awaited rap albums of 2012. The talented Californian born rapper is also expected to release the first single with a high profile video in the second part of 2012. Look out for his sophomore album to drop in summer 2012 with more singles & music videos expected later in the year.

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James Griffith - About Author:
James Griffith is a freelance writer from London specialising in writing hiphop r&b music and UK Grime music articles. Over the years he has developed an extensive knowledge of urban music and urban music artists and is considered one of the leading authorities on this subject. With a passion for Hip hop and R&B music since childhood, James Griffith brings great knowledge and a great understanding of this exciting music genre and his articles are both informative and entertaining too.

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