Big Sean is a Detroit based hip-hop/rap recording artist. He built his hype by releasing a string of mixtapes and collaborating with a diverse group of artists. His first mixtape Finally Famous: The Mixtape was released in September 2007. His 3rd mixtape gained the most traction, titled Finally Famous Vol. 3: BIG. Featured artists include Tyga, Drake, Mike Posner, Dom Kennedy,and Chiddy Bang. Big Sean's first studio album made some waves but didn't gain much popularity. His third album, Dark Sky Paradise (2015) caught fire very quickly, producing club bangers and peaking at #1 on Billboard 200.