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10 Most Explosive Big Sean Music Videos

10 Most Explosive Big Sean Music Videos

In the beginning, all Sean Michael Leonard Anderson wanted to do was be finally famous. Success years later, now Big Sean is finally famous enough to be considered as one of the greatest to ever do it. Known for his futuristic lyrics and charismatic fashion/wordplay, Big Sean quickly rose from a small internet cult following in 2007 to selling out arenas all over the world on his way to becoming a multi platinum artist since 2013. Sean Don recently released his latest LP entitled “I Decided” debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. This is his 2nd album to debut on the Billboard charts at No. 1. In honor of his current success, Kaboom! Magazine.com will take a retrospective look into the career of the Roc Nation recording artist by showcasing his 10 most explosive music videos. Some of them were award nominated, some overlooked cult classics, but every one of them a can’t miss. Every move he makes, he makes it big, but here are 10 of the biggest.

Big Sean Info:
Age: 28
Hometown: Detroit, Michigan
Record Label:G.O.O.D Music/Roc Nation
Album Discography: Finally Famous (2011), Hall of Fame (2013), Dark Sky Paradise (2015), Twenty88 (Twenty88 2016), I Decided (2017)

Let’s start off with a Big Sean honorable mention…..

Honorable Mention: Big Sean “Blessings” Feat. Drake & Kanye West
The video features rappers Drake and Kanye West for the extended version of the song which was not included on the 2015 album Dark Sky Paradise. The original release only contained a feature from Drake, but months later an extended version was released with an exclusive verse from Yeezus.

10. Big Sean “Play No Games” Feat. Chris Brown & Ty Dolla $ign
DAAAAMMN GINA! The music video for “Play No Games”, directed by Mike Carson, premiered at the BET Awards in 2015. It was inspired by the popular sitcom Martin. The video features Chris Brown, French Montana, Reginald Ballard (in character as Bruh Man) singing Ty Dolla Sign’s vocals, along with an appearance by the sitcom’s title character, Martin Lawrence. Upon its release, many fans took to social media declaring that “Play No Games” was indeed the best rap video of 2015.

9. Big Sean “Beware” Feat. Lil Wayne & Jhene Aiko
Upon release “Beware” was met with generally positive reviews from music critics; who praised the song’s musical direction and the inclusion of Jhene Aiko. Commercially the song fared well reaching the top 40 of US Billboard Hot 100 and the top 10 of the US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. The described “trippy” music video was named one of “The 15 Best Hip-Hop Videos Of The Summer” by XXL.

8. Big Sean “Marvin & Chardonnay” Feat. Kanye West
The music video for “Marvin & Chardonnay” premiered in 2011 on Vevo. It was directed by Hype Williams. It features appearances from both Kanye West and Roscoe Dash. The video also premiered on BET’s 106 & Park reaching #1 on the countdown. The video is similar to other Hype Williams directed classic videos Twista’s “Give It Up” and Kanye West’s “Gold Digger”.

7. Big Sean “My Last” Feat. Chris Brown
You never forget your 1st time, even if it feels like your last time. “My Last” was the first single by Big Sean from his debut album Finally Famous. Shot as Big Sean coming out party in West Hollywood, CA, the video features appearances from Chris Brown, Kid Cudi, and Teyana Taylor. The video also debuted Chris Brown as a rapper with unforgettable breakout verse.

6. Big Sean “Dance (A$$) (Remix)” Feat. Nicki Minaj
We could make you write “Ass” 50 times in a row on the chalkboard and you still won’t understand how much butt cheeks is in the video. “Dance (A$$)” was released as the third single from his debut studio album, Finally Famous. The official remix of the song features Nicki Minaj and was made available for free download on her website. The music video filled with nothing but Nicki Minaj booty bouncing all over the beat, but any video that features twerking all over the place worthy of all honors.

5. Big Sean “What You Doin?”
What you doin?……BULLSH*TTIN! Only early Big Sean fans will remember this catchy catch phrase. A video way ahead it’s time, Big Sean gets very animated with very bright colors and 3-D glasses.

4. Big Sean “Ashley” Feat. Miguel
Love hurts, and it’s a lesson that Big Sean has to learn in his video for “Ashley,” from his Hall of Fame LP. The rapper is kidnapped, beaten and forced to dig his own grave at the behest of a psycho couple. The track features Miguel on the hook, but the crooner doesn’t appear in the video. In fact, there are no performance scenes at all, just the Detroit rapper in full character.

3. Big Sean “Guap”
The music video was shot in Detroit in 2012. Big Sean shut down Woodward Ave. and most of downtown to film the video. The song features ad-libs from Kanye West and its producer Key Wane. It has peaked at number 21 on the US Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs. The word guap has its origins as a slang for money.

2. Big Sean “I Don’t F*ck With You Feat. E-40
“I Don’t F*ck with You” has peaked at number 11 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Big Sean’s third highest-charting single on the chart and E-40’s second-highest. The video portrays Big Sean as a quarterback during a football game, and E-40 as a commentator. The song’s producers, Kanye Westand DJ Mustard, appear in the video along with Teyana Taylor, Big Boy, Jamal Lewis and internet sensations Simone Shepherd and Khalil Underwood.

1. Big Sean “One Man Can Change The World” Feat. Kanye West & John Legend
The video was shot entirely in monochrome and was filmed in Detroit in honor of Sean’s late grandmother, Mildred V. Leonard, who was one of the first black female captains of the U.S. Army. The video was shot in one day, using a modified monochrome RED Dragon camera. The video won MTV Video Music Award for Best Video with a Message at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards. It was nominated for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 58th Grammy Awards.