Big Sean's new album "Hall of Fame" released today and fans are tweeting about the rapper's second album.
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The album comes out right after his "Control" single featuring Kendrick Lamar created a huge buzz when Lamar's verse attacked everyone in the Hip Hop industry calling for rapper's to attempt a diss rap against the California rapper who claimed to be the "King of New York."
On the album, the rapper reminisces about his high school days before getting famous. The rapper told MTV's host Sway, "It also takes me back because I talk about being in high school [and] how my mom ... I used to hate when your parents had to come pick you up and you had a busted-ass car," he said. "You had to hop in there and you're friends was right in front of you. So it takes me back to those times and how I manifested being able to buy my mom a new car, the car she wanted."
The Detroit rapper said that he wanted to use his album to vocalize about Detroit's surrent condition on his track "Hall of Fame" telling Sawy, "I'm not on the highest platform, but I'm still on a platform to be heard," he said. "In the second verse I say, 'The police only work 12 hour shifts/Cuz in Detroit that's cheaper than a bailout bitch.' When they cut the police hours down at the police station there was already high crime, but during the daytime things you're supposed to be getting locked up for would be going on and it was a real tough time. And it is real tough times in the city."
In the MTV interview the rapper dropped facts about the financial ruin his city is in, "[I had to] explain the fact that Detroit is $15.8 billion in debt," he said. "I've never seen vacant neighborhoods ... like vacant blocks. I've seen houses, vacant blocks where drug addicts living in and little girls getting raped on their way to school. All these different things I had to make sure I at last touched on without being too preachy."
According to artist relations director, Zeno Jones, the rapper's "Road to Hall of Fame" documentary is expected to be released noon Tuesday on MTV's website.
The rapper's "GLEE" girlfriend, Naya Rivera tweeted her excitement for Big Sean's sophomore album tweeting, "Best way to end a long day of work is listening to HOF. Beyond proud of @BigSean everyday you never cease to amaze me. I love you. Congrats!"
The rapper tweeted his fans thanking for their support saying, "Love to the real supporters! I wish I could go to all y'all houses and play #HOF wit y'all n kick it n talk about life!!"
Listen to the album Here