Big Sean, Hit-Boy reunite for new single ‘What A Life’

Fresh off his fiery freestyle at LA Leakers on Thursday, Big Sean wasted no time “going right in.”

Recruiting friend and frequent collaborator in Hit-Boy, the pair seem to have evolved into a super rapper-producer duo over the years. Sean Don’s new track “What A Life” showcases the Grammy-winning rapper going “off the dome” and delivering more blazing fast bars about reflecting on success and proving doubters wrong in the process.

Going against me is worse than going against the grain

Only get one life, swear I almost died twice

I went triple platinum more than three times

What a life

I feel like God went and blessed me with a trick dice.

Big Sean — “What A Life”

Sean’s LA Leakers freestyle reminded fans just how skilled the Detroit wordsmith was, putting immense momentum leading into “What A Life’s” release. He bodied each track with finesse and potency at Power 106, rapping over Jay-Z’s “Dear Summer,” Drake’s “Love All,” Kanye West’s “Hurricane” and Nardo Wick’s “Who Want The Smoke??”

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“What A Life” features the incredible ear of BET’s Producer of the Year in Hit-Boy, who’s 2020-21 catalog is virtually untounchable. Working with Nas, Freddie Gibbs, Jay-Z, Benny The Butcher and more, he and Big Sean return with an eerie string sample complete with classic Detroit bounce. Sean bobs and weaves his bars over the track, as every lyric seamlessly cascades with one another on each passing verse.

In a barrage of tweets leading up to his LA Leakers appearance, Sean took to Twitter Thursday to provide some updates about his life, career, new music, his brotherhood at GOOD music, the future and speaks on how he’s continued to “prove himself” over and over again.

Releasing his sixth full-length studio album Detroit 2 in September 2020 — packed with 21 tracks and a star-studded feature list — the album served as an ode to Sean’s illustrious career, his humble beginnings and paid homage to the music that envelopes his roots. More recently, he released the 10-year remastered anniversary edition of his debut album Finally Famous.

As Big Sean continues to do big things, it’s clear that the Detroit native is one of the most talented bar-for-bar lyricists of our generation.

Watch Big Sean and Hit-Boy’s “What A Life” below!

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