Grammy-nominated rapper Big Sean is likely one of the largest superstars in hip -hop. He has offered greater than 15 million data worldwide however his success didn’t occur in a single day.
In the newest episode of OWN’s Behind Every Man, Big Sean particulars how his mom Myra Anderson performed a crucial function in his rise to superstardom. Even earlier than he dropped a legendary freestyle for Kanye West outdoors a Detroit radio station, Big Sean was being coached behind-the-scenes by his mom who believed in his goals. He celebrates her contributions to his success and is grateful for her willingness to place her personal goals on the again burner to spend money on her son’s future.
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OWN’s newest collection Behind Every Man brings consideration to the robust Black ladies who’ve influenced the lads of their lives to go on to success in varied fields of leisure. The collection highlights the journey of the lady from childhood by the current day, and embrace interviews with Faith Evans and Stevie J, Keonna Green and Nick Young, and Heather and Will Packer.
Here’s a BET.com unique first look of the episode with Big Sean and his mom airing on Friday, April 9 at 9/8 C.
In the episode, Big Sean additionally displays on his journey grinding as an up and coming music artist in Detroit attempting to make a reputation for himself.
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“When I turned 16, there was this show that was coming on every Friday night at the radio station here called the Friday Night Cypher,” remembers Sean. “After I turned 16 and got my driver’s license I was like ‘Ok ,I need to be on this show’ because nothing was stopping me at that point.”
His mom noticed her son’s drive and dedication and knew he had one thing particular.
“Sean kept getting on the radio and eventually earned a steady spot every week and come rain or snow, Sean would go down to that Friday Night Cypher,” she remembers. His persistence led to a once-in-a-lifetime assembly with Kanye West.
After rising impatient with the sluggish tempo of realizing his dream, his mom gave him the one factor he wanted that in the end supplied him with the path to show issues round.
“It gave me the tools I needed to figure my way out of a room with no doors and no exits,” mentioned Big Sean, who rapidly started to hit his stride and has by no means seemed again since, because of his mom.
Find out what impressed Big Sean to propel his profession ahead on this Friday’s episode.
Behind Every Man airs on Fridays at 9/8 C on the OWN Network.