The Rise of Big Sean

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The Rise of Big Sean - From the bottom to the top, Big Sean is a success story who will inspire any and everyone who has ever had big dreams with even bigger ambition.  Today the rapper releases his sophomore album Hall Of Fame and is celebrating with us at 106! (Photo: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

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The Rise of Big Sean - From the bottom to the top, Big Sean is a success story who will inspire any and everyone who has ever had big dreams with even bigger ambition. Today the rapper releases his sophomore album Hall Of Fame and is celebrating with us at 106! (Photo: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Lucky Meeting With Kanye - Very few are fortunate enough to meet and work with their idol, but about five years ago at a Detroit radio station, Big Sean made his dreams come true in a big way.  After friends told Sean that Yeezy was at the local radio station, Big Sean grabbed his paycheck, sped down to the station, and started to spit 16 bars. Kanye was so impressed that he signed Big Sean soon after and took him under his wing.  (Photo: Koi Sojer, PacificCoastNews.com)

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Lucky Meeting With Kanye - Very few are fortunate enough to meet and work with their idol, but about five years ago at a Detroit radio station, Big Sean made his dreams come true in a big way. After friends told Sean that Yeezy was at the local radio station, Big Sean grabbed his paycheck, sped down to the station, and started to spit 16 bars. Kanye was so impressed that he signed Big Sean soon after and took him under his wing. (Photo: Koi Sojer, PacificCoastNews.com)

BET Hip Hop Awards, October 10, 2011 - After having an amazing summer, Big Sean got right into the fall on the BET Hip Hop Awards stage alongside of his "Marvin Gaye and Chardonnay" hook man, Roscoe Dash.(Photo: Jeff Daly/PictureGroup)

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Mixtape King - In 2008, three years before his first major label release, Big Sean released his mixtape Finally Famous, Vol. 1: The Mixtape. It was from this mixtape and the two that followed that Big Sean became an underground sensation because of his quick-witted punchline raps. (Photo: Jeff Daly/PictureGroup)

Big Sean, "Mercy" Best Rap Performance - Big Sean and his GOOD Music compatriots are up for Best Rap Performance thanks to their inescapable hit "Mercy."  (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

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Fashion Icon - Big Sean's style is impeccable and it always has been. Luckily this was recognized back in '08 by The Source and Pharrell's line, Billionare Boys Club; Sean modeled for both of them before hitting it big. (Photo: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Big Sean: Detroit, Michigan - This Detroit native has said, ?For me, personally, Detroit is a melting pot for everything. We get the best from the East Coast, West Coast and down South. Being in the Midwest, you get the best of all worlds and add your own flavor to it.? While his style has gone from Marc Jacob suits to Air Jordan sneakers and jeans, Big Sean calls his personal wardrobe the ?reincarnation of a Detroit player,? and defining it as ?somebody who sets trends and is on top of their game at all times."  (Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)

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Smart Cookie - Big Sean is no dummy. The Detroit native kept education first while growing up, graduating high school with a 3.7 GPA. He had the opportunity to go to college on a scholarship, but decided to take the once-in-a-lifetime offer from Kanye and chose his first love, music. He has said that he wanted to fully dedicate himself to his craft and didn't want to ever spread himself too thin.  (Photo: Mark Davis/Getty Images for BET)

Big Sean (@BigSean)  - TWEET: "Me n @jheneaiko had good laker game? Denver was ballin, drinks were cold, good ass day" Big Sean and singer Jhene Aiko take in a Lakers playoff game courtside.(Photo: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

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Got Beef? - After bringing the punchline style of rapping back on his mixtapes, Big Sean noticed that other heavy hitters like Drake and Nicki Minaj had taken on his style of rapping before he was able to get his debut album out. Drake later said that he picked up the flow from Big Sean, so all ended up being right with the world. (Photo: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

20. Chicago Bears: Big Sean - With Big Sean's GOOD Music affiliation, Chicago is already a home away from home for Detroit MC.   (Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Park City Live)

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Finally Famous (2011) - With his debut album lead single being "My Last" with Chris Brown, Big Sean knew that Finally Famous would be a hit. Big Sean's style, clever raps and enthusiam onstage made him an instant sensation. (Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Park City Live)

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It's All G.O.O.D. - While preparing his sophomore release, Big Sean was a part of Cruel Summer by all of G.O.O.D. Music. Now, if people weren't sure if the emcee could hold his own in the game, all they have to hear is his lead verse in "Clique" alongside of Kanye and Jay-Z. Talk about getting the party started! (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

I'm So Hood - Who's that hooded man? Oh, its just Big Sean, one of the many rap stars in the building for the BET Music Matters showcase in SXSW. (Photo: Candice Lawler / BET)

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He's Got That "Guap" - Celebrate Hall Of Fame tonight! (Photo: Candice Lawler/BET)