I Decided, he leaned on advice from Jay Z and Rick Rubin during the process and bought in guests ranging from Eminem to Migos to Flint Chozen Choir. Around the time of its release, he made headlines for threatening President Trump in a freestyle on New York’s Hot 97. Now the target of conservatives, Big Sean has grown into an outspoken performer who is willing to speak his mind regardless of whom he alienates in the process.
The past year has been a prolific period for Big Sean. First, he joined forces with Jhené Aiko as Twenty88, to critical acclaim. Then, as the Flint water crisis in his native Michigan garnered national attention, the 28-year-old rapper donated $10,000 to the relief effort and channeled his outrage into his music. For his latest album, last month’s