Sean Michael Anderson(born March 25, 1988),better known by his stage name Big Sean, is an American rapper. Big Sean signed with Kanye West's G.O.O.D Music in 2007, and then in 2008 signed with Def Jam Recordings.
In September 2011, Big Sean confirmed in an interview with the Daily Tribune that he'll be working on his sophomore album during the I Am Finally Famous Tourand plans to release the album by Summer 2012. On October 19, 2011, Kanye West announced on his Twitter plans for a Spring 2012 GOOD Music album release.On April 6, 2012, "Mercy", the lead single from the GOOD Music compilation album, Cruel Summer, was released. The song, produced by newly-signed in-house producer Lifted, features Big Sean along with Kanye West, Pusha T and southern rapper 2 Chainz.