Rapper Big Sean has signed with William Morris Endeavor which will represent him in all areas, according to the talent agency. The Detroit rapper has new music slated for release later this year and will support Rihanna over the summer on her European stadium tour. ?
?The 28-year-old rapper, born Sean Michael Leonard Anderson, has placed three albums on the Billboard 200 chart: the No. 3-peaking Finally Famous (2011) and Hall of Fame (2013) and his first No. 1, Dark Sky Paradise (2015). The latter two sets also hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. He’s sold a combined 927,000 albums in the U.S. to date, according to Nielsen Music. Big Sean has additionally tallied nine top 10s on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, including three No. 1s. He’s had 24 entries on the Billboard Hot 100.?
This week Big Sean announced a a conceptual and collaborative project with Jhene Aiko dubbed Twenty88. The two previously teamed on tracks like “Beware” (the hit single from Hall of Fame co-starring Lil Wayne) as well as “I Know” (from Dark Sky Paradise). The duo will make their TV debut as Twenty88 on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! on March 31. This past weekend Sean celebrated his birthday by dropping a new track “Get My Sh*t Together” produced by Mr. Frank and Tommy Brown.?
Big Sean won ‘Best New Artist’ at the BET Awards in 2012. His Grammy nominations include ‘Best Rap Song’ and ‘Best Rap Performance’ in 2013 and ‘Best Rap/Sung Collaboration’ in 2016.
The rapper, who has deals with Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music, Def Jam and Roc Nation, was previously represented by ICM.