Big Sean

Big Sean's naughty summer single "Dance (A$$)" could be heard in clubs and bars across the country, crossing all scene and racial boundaries, making freakum dress-clad urban girls bounce and even eliciting a few torrid dance floor blunders from your stray wallflower bachelorette party-goer. Two thousand eleven was good to Big Sean, highlighted by a line of club singles from his newest album, Finally Famous, which sounded exactly like the star-grabbing turn that it was supposed to be. Early on in his career, Sean was getting backing and mentoring from Kanye West, whose sound he is heavily indebted to, signing to Yeezy's G.O.O.D. Music label in 2007. Sean is now on Def Jam, which released Famous in late June. Opening will be DJ Mr. Rogers, who snagged a "Best Rap DJ" award at November's Houston Press Music Awards.


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