Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013
Big Sean’s personal life and his career are in perfect alignment right now; an ideal example of how talent and timing can coalesce and reap major benefits. Nothing showcased that better than his release of a standalone track called “Control” in early August. A track that also features Roc Nation rapper Jay Electronica and a scene-stealing verse from Kendrick Lamar, it became an instant phenomenon due to Lamar calling out virtually every major hip-hop star of his generation. The song was due to be included on but missed the final cut. Sean leaked it himself, and when fans heard Lamar’s verse — it sparked a firestorm.
“We did in just a sport type of thing,” Sean explains to New York-based journalist Stereo Williams during the interview in Los Angeles. “I did my verse, Jay Elec did his verse and then Kendrick hit me up. I’d already [done] my verse and sent in the beat with my verse.”
With Kid Cudi gone and veteran label stars like Common, Q-Tip and Pusha T still months away from releasing official debuts from the label, the cocky rapper from Detroit is the artist most entrusted with carrying the mantle for Kanye West’s label.
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