Big Sean Talks Rediscovering Himself On New Album That Features Post Malone & A$AP Rocky

Big Sean Talks Rediscovering Himself On New Album That Features Post Malone & A$AP Rocky

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Detroit’s Finest has shared that the music he’s currently creating is the best he’s ever crafted in his life, and his singles have proven that there’s a new Big Sean on the horizon. It isn’t as if the rapper has undergone a total reinvention as much as he’s showing a different side of himself. In the last two years, Sean has taken a step back from the limelight to take care of his health and wellness, and in a forthcoming interview with Entertainment Weekly, the rapper shares how he’s been expanding his career in these days leading up to the impending release of his next album.

Big Sean Talks Rediscovering Himself On New Album That Features Post Malone & A$AP Rocky
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“It’s been a lot of pain. It’s been ups and downs,” Sean said of the time he’s spent rediscovering himself. “It’s been me learning a lot. Because at one point I felt like I didn’t even know myself. When I looked in the mirror, I didn’t know what I didn’t like and liked. I had become so accustomed to what society was throwing in front of me and telling me what was cool and what wasn’t cool. And I really just had to cut all that out and see how I feel and what I like to do.”

At 30, Big Sean decided he wanted to move into Guns N’ Roses rocker Slash’s old house in a luxurious Beverly Hills neighborhood, and while everything looked as if it was all that he had ever dreamed of, Sean shared that he was never unhappier. “That’s when I realized that all these things that are conditional can’t really give me the unconditional love that I was in dire need of. That you come to a point in life where you realize that the car, the house, whatever it is that you thought you wanted, was just a temporary fix,” he said. “And what I really was looking for was the fulfillment that only following your heart and being passionate can give you. I took some time to work on myself and I was able to have a good therapist, good mentors… I truthfully feel like it’ll really shine through on the full album.”

He hasn’t shared the record’s release date, but there is a track titled “Wolves” with Post Malone and A$AP Rocky. In another, “Lucky Me,” he talks about being diagnosed with heart disease when he was 19 and told he needed a pacemaker. He raps that he was healed by holistic doctors and when he returned to his physicians, they could no longer find anything wrong with him.