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'My First Advance Was $15K' — Big Sean Tells The Story Of How He Signed To G.O.O.D. Music

One visit to the radio station and full belief in himself led Big Sean to the opportunity of a lifetime.

Shanique Yates

Jan 18, 2023

'Give Us Some Dog A-s Black And Blue!' — A Voicemail Rant Left By A Pistons Fan Leads To The Team's New 'Statement Edition' Jersey

Never underestimate the power of a fan — a Detroit fan, that is. After a man called in to express his disdain over the Detroit Pistons uniforms, the team went back to the drawing board and created a whole new look.

Shanique Yates

Sep 8, 2022

Megan Thee Stallion, Big Sean Hit With Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Over 2020 Track 'Go Crazy'

Megan Thee Stallion and Big Sean are the latest rappers being sued for copyright infringement for their single “Go Crazy” released in 2020. After dropping new music, sometimes artists find their celebrations cut short due to an unforeseen lawsuit — and these two are no exception. According to court documents provided to Complex, Duawn Payne (Go Hard Major) and Harrell James (H-Matic) filed the copyright infringement lawsuit against the Hip-Hop artists due to claims that their single was “strikingly similar” to their song “Krazy,” which was released in 2012. Before the lawsuit, Payne and James issued a cease and desist to Megan Thee Stallion and Big Sean in March for their alleged “willful and reckless disregard” of their copyrights, HipHopDx reports.

Samantha Dorisca

Jul 27, 2022

Big Sean Teams Up With Ally Financial To Bring Financial Literacy Game Created By HBCU Students To Life

Big Sean and Ally Financial have teamed up for a move that will impact generations. Financial literacy is not always the topic of discussion in Black households because most times we’re just trying to get by. As the world continues to evolve, so do the resources that have been tucked away from Black people. More and more companies and artists are buckling down on a commitment to bettering America by attacking systemic oppression that continues to hold not only adults back, but children too. Essence reports that Big Sean and Ally Financial (Ally) are among those who are on a mission to close the racial wealth gap by meeting people on levels that resonate with them the most. During the summer of 2019, Ally presented four interns from various Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with the challenge to come up with a concept that would best teach middle schoolers about money in order to help prepare them for a financially stable life. In 2019, the interns met each other...

Shanique Yates

Aug 11, 2021

Big Sean & The Detroit Pistons Utilize 'TikTok Resumes' To Find Their Next Intern

Could you be the next intern for Big Sean a nd The Detroit Pistons? According to All Hip-Hop , the NBA team will become the first professional sports team to utilize the “TikTok Resumes” pilot program. Detroit native Big Sean will assist the Pistons in scouting the team’s new apprentice. The intern will be hired to support both the rapper and his hometown team’s marketing department. Big Sean shared his thoughts about the ideal candidate in a TikTok video. “I’m looking for a Creative Innovation intern to work with me and the Detroit Pistons because you know we got the #1 draft pick,” said Big Sean. “I’m looking for someone that’s passionate, someone that’s about that basketball culture, somebody who knows music and lifestyle marketing.” The social media platform launched “TikTok Resumes” this month with the goal of presenting new ways for talented job seekers to find career paths through employers that include Chipotle, Target, WWE, and of course, the Pistons. “‘TikTok Resumes’ is...

Shanique Yates

Jul 8, 2021

Big Sean And His Mother Aim To Make Mental Health Assistance More Accessible Through Digital Series

Big Sean and his mother are making mental health more accessible. According to Page Six, the 33-year-old entertainer and his mother, Myra Anderson, are set to launch a weekly video series dedicated to wellness. Episodes will span between 10 to 15 minutes and the mother-and-son duo will discuss free and low-cost techniques in an effort to help their audience “attain and maintain emotional balance.” “I feel that Mental Health Awareness Month is the perfect time to talk with my mom about some of the things I have learned from her that have helped me along the way, and I hope will help others,” said Big Sean in a statement. Throughout the duration of May, which is Mental Health Awareness Month, a video will be posted each and every Saturday. Each episode will be posted on the Sean Anderson Foundation website along with the organization’s Instagram and will cover everything from diet and exercise to sleep and meditation. In the past, Big Sean has always been transparent about his...

Shanique Yates

Apr 30, 2021

Big Sean Joins the NBA’s Detroit Pistons As Its New Creative Director of Innovation

Six-time Grammy-nominated artist Big Sean has tapped into his hometown roots to bridge the ultimate brand partnership. Just in time for the 2020-2021 NBA season, the Detroit Pistons announced that they’ve partnered with the Detroit native and named him as the organizations’ newly-minted Creative Director of Innovation. Pistons have named @BigSean their 'Creative Director of Innovation' They even made an office for him in the facility — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 24, 2020 According to a press release, Big Sean’s new role will require him to offer “creative counsel and strategic guidance” on the Pistons’ various off-the-court initiatives — including team merchandise design, in-game experience, co-branded community, social responsibility activation, and more. Big Sean shared with The Undefeated that the idea for this authentic collaboration began years ago. “It was really something I threw out in the universe one day,” he said. “I mentioned...

Njera Perkins

Dec 28, 2020