Big Sean

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    Why Big Sean's Song "MILF" Isn't Funny

    Big Sean casually throws a skit in the middle of his sophomore album, Hall of Fame. It's called "Freaky" and borrows a portion of "The Sensuous Black Woman Meets the Sensuous Black Man"--an 18 minute audio Kama Sutra of sorts. Following the skit, Big Sean gives us a track called "MILF." We all know ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    The Top 3.9 Hip-Hop Songs Of The Week

    The philosopher Jiminy Cricket once famously said, "Just look at the morning paper. Turn to any page. You'll find the whole world worryin' about some future age. But why get so excited? What's gonna be is gonna be. The end of the world's been comin' since 1903. That's, uh, B.C., of course." Dr. Cric ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2012

    Live: Nicki Minaj Takes Off From Summer Jam, Nas And Lauryn Hill Climb Aboard

    Hot 97 Summer Jam: Nicki Minaj, Young Jeezy, Rick Ross, J. Cole, Wale, Meek Mill, DJ Khaled, Waka Flocka, Trey Songz, Maino, Big Sean, 2 Chainz, French Montana, Mavado, Tyga, Slaughterhouse (and Nas and Lauryn Hill) MetLife Stadium Sunday, June 3 Better than: Seeing a Nicki Minaj concert. In an er ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Live: Big Sean Cuts Through The Clutter At The Best Buy Theater

    ​ Big Sean Best Buy Theater Monday, September 19 Better than: Playing video games alone in your mom's basement. Earlier this summer, the Detroit rapper Big Sean played show at Irving Plaza that could have been described with the word "pandemonium. Know that last night's Big Sean concert ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Live: Wiz Khalifa Smokes Out Central Park

    Wiz Khalifa w/Big Sean, Chevy Woods Central Park Monday, July 25 Better than: Hanging out with your parents. In September 2008, Wiz Khalifa stood onstage in front of less than ten people on the Bowery, the whole of Crash Mansion abandoned after performances by Mickey Factz and Charles Hamilton. ... More >>

  • Music

    June 29, 2011

    Big Sean Heads Into the Spotlight

    With an assist from Kanye, the rapper is Finally Famous

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Live: Kanye West's Big And Loud And Secret Show

    Kanye West w/Pusha T, CyHi Da Prince, Mr. Hudson, Big Sean, and Kid Cudi Skylight One Hanson Thursday, June 9 Better than: Not being let in. Thunder shook Brooklyn, drops of rain fell, and over a thousand people took refuge in Skylight One Hanson, inside the old Williamsburg Savings Bank, for a m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2010

    GOOD Friday: Kanye West Brings the Whole Family to "Good Friday"

    ​If you're a fan of rap music, you don't believe in promises. From release dates to teased collaborations to entire albums, you'll believe it when you see it. So for those waiting for Kanye West to slip up on his GOOD Friday promise -- a new track every week until Christmas -- last night seeme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Ranking XXL's Freshman Class at the Highline Ballroom Last Night

    ​In what has become an annual tradition, the minds over at XXL magazine recently unveiled the elite class of fresh-faced rappers they dub the Freshman 10. Mostly products of Internet buzz and/or critically acclaimed mixtapes, the Freshman class issue has risen from a gimmicky excuse to put non ... More >>