8 Facts about Big Sean
Get the interesting facts about the well known American hip hop recording artist in Facts about Big Sean. He comes from Detroit, Michigan. He was born on 25 March 1988 in Santa Monica, California with the full name Sean Michael Leonard Anderson. Big Sean is his stage name. When he was 3 months old, the family relocated to Southfield. His grandmother and mother raised him. Here are some interesting facts about Big Sean below:
Facts about Big Sean 1: the recording companies
In 2007, Kanye West’s GOOD Music signed him as a singer. In 2008, he was signed by Def Jam Recordings. In 2014, it was the turn for Roc Nation to sign Big Sean. In 2011, Finally Famous was launched in the market as his debut album. He had released different kinds of mixtapes before.
Facts about Big Sean 2: the second and third studio album
On 27 August 2013, Big Sean released Hall of Fame, his second studio album. In 2015, he launched Dark Sky Paradise as the third studio album. He took No.1 on the Billboard 200 due to the wonderful album.
Facts about Big Sean 3: the education
Before he became a singer, Big Sean was a student of Detroit Waldorf School and Cass Technical High School. He got a 3.7 GPA during the graduation from the high school.
Facts about Big Sean 4: the songs
If you have listened to the songs of Big Sean, he often mentioned “west side”. It actually refers to his home town Detroit, Michigan. Check out Beau Brooks facts here.
Facts about Big Sean 5: Detroit hip-hop station WHTD
Detroit hip-hop station WHTD and Sean had a great relationship after he finished his high school. The station held a rap battle contest. Every week, Sean would show his rhyming skill.
Facts about Big Sean 6: Kanye West
Kanye West is one of the notable singers in the world. Sean rushed to the station when he heard that West was having an interview at 102.7 FM in 2005. West was not interested to hear his freestyle. But Sean got a chance to show him a 16 bars rap. Sean believed that West enjoyed his freestyle. He also gave a demo tape to West. GOOD Music of Kanye West signed him two years later. Get facts about Avril Lavigne here.
Facts about Big Sean 7: Finally Famous: The Mixtape
Finally Famous: The Mixtape was the first official mixtape of Big Sean. It was released on 30 September 2007.
Facts about Big Sean 8: “Get’cha Some”
“Get’cha Some” is the hit single of Big Sean. Due to this song, Big Sean was featured in Detroit Metro Times and the Source. WrighTrax produced the single.
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