G.O.O.D. Music definitely has lived up to its name for a couple of years now. Founder Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy was named the best album of 2010 by many, and the best in Mr. West’s career. Kid Cudi’s Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, although receiving mixed reviews, was definitely a part of my Best Of list of the past year. Other artists, including John Legend and Common, have had explosive years, including Legends collaboration with The Roots, and Common’s “controversial” visit to the White House. But, in my opinion, G.O.O.D has been running laps around other labels (including Young Money).
Now, it seems like G.O.O.D is bringing out their ringer to shut the game down. Sean Anderson, also known as Big Sean, has been in the rap game for a while. Since 2007, Sean released three highly regarded mixtapes without putting out an actual full length. Now, after being delayed on numerous occasions, the album Finally Famous is out, but will it live up to the hype that he has made for the past four years?
Well, good news, it doesn’t disappoint. [Read more...]