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Big Sean's 25 All-Time Best Collaborations, Ranked

The 26-year-old just debuted a Drake & Kanye West song called "Blessings" — it joins an impressive list of collabos that've all built to 'Dark Sky Paradise,' Big Sean's upcoming album

25 / 25

Justin Bieber feat. Big Sean & Diplo, "Memphis"

Album: 2014's Journals
How "Big" Is It? The harder Bieber tries to be a hip hop star, the faster the song shrinks and shrivels. Sorry, Biebs. But Diplo makes a decent track here and Big Sean comes delivers a machine-gun verse at the end, so we'll say…sort of, semi, kinda large?

24 / 25

Ariana Grande feat. Big Sean, "Right There"

Album: 2013's Yours Truly
How "Big" Is It? It came out a good six months before Big Sean and Naya Rivera broke off their engagement and split—and then Sean ended up together with Ari. So you decide what size that is. Sonically, it's on the smaller side of big.

23 / 25

Justin Bieber feat. Big Sean, "As Long as You Love Me"

Album: 2012's Believe
How "Big" Is It? How does one gauge the bigness of 2012 dubstep four years later? Approvingly? Perturbingly? Dunno! Song's catchy, though, and Tarantino hero Michael Madsen's in the video, scolding Yung Bieber, and Sean Don turns in a killer verse. Can you beat a line like "the grass ain't always greener on the other side It's green where you water it"?

22 / 25

Big Sean feat. Rick Ross & Travi$ Scott, "10 2 10 (Remix)"

Album: 2013's Hall of Fame
How "Big" Is It? Rick-Ross-belly–size.

21 / 25

Big Sean feat. Nas & Kid Cudi, "First Chain"

Album: 2013's Hall of Fame
How "Big" Is It? Big as a 36-inch-chain.

20 / 25

Ariana Grande feat. Big Sean, "Best Mistake"

Album: 2014's My Everything
How "Big" Is It? Larger than "Right There," the couple's first (pre-couple!) collaboration. Production-wise, though, it's nowhere near the size of any of Sean's rappity rap collabos.

19 / 25

Kanye West feat. Big Sean, 2 Chainz & Marsha Amrosius, "The One"

Album: 2012's Cruel Summer
How "Big" Is It? Not as big as the sun Kanye raps about walking on, but huge as a smallish star.

18 / 25

Big Sean feat. 2 Chainz, Meek Mill & Earlly Mac, "Mula (Remix)"

Album: 2013's Hall of Fame
How "Big" Is It? Hammer-blow Young Chop beats always = hefty.

17 / 25

Eminem feat. Big Sean, Danny Brown, Def Loaf, Trick-Trick & Royce da 5'9", "Detroit vs. Everybody"

Album: 2014's Shady XV
How "Big" Is It? Comfortably seats six Detroit-sized rappers.

16 / 25

Big Sean feat. Nicki Minaj & Juicy J, "MILF"

Album: 2013's Hall of Fame
How "Big" Is It? Bigger than American Wedding and American Reunion, smaller than American Pie and American Pie 2.

15 / 25

Big Sean feat. Common, "Switch Up"

Album: 2013's Hall of Fame
How "Big" Is It? Exceptionally not-small.

14 / 25

Kanye West feat. Big Sean, Common, Charlie Wilson, Kid Cudi & Pusha T, "Good Friday"

Album: 2010's G.O.O.D. Fridays internet series
How "Big" Is It? Whatever size a song that's worth playing every single Friday till the end of time is.

13 / 25

Kelly Rowland feat. Big Sean, "Lay it On Me"

Album: 2011's Here I Am
How "Big" Is It? Bigger than Michelle Williams, smaller than Beyoncé.

12 / 25

Rick Ross feat. Big Sean & Kanye West, "Sanctified"

Album: 2014's Mastermind
How "Big" Is It? Bigger than the gospel singer's voice that carries the whole first minute. (Also: Maybe Kanye's biggest moment of 2014, all thanks to that one lyric, "Really, ME? Too AGGRESSIVE???")

11 / 25

Drake feat. Big Sean & 2 Chainz, "All Me"

Album: 2013's Nothing Was the Same
How "Big" Is It? Same size as Drizzy's sweater collection.

10 / 25

Kanye West feat. Big Sean, J. Cole & Cyhi the Prynce, "Looking for Trouble"

Album: 2010's G.O.O.D. Fridays internet series
How "Big" Is It? Barn-sized. Like, a really big barn. A red one. Mind condition. (Side note: Probably the best J. Cole ever sounded/rapped.)

9 / 25

Big Sean feat. Kanye West & Roscoe Dash, "Marvin & Chardonnay"

Album: 2011's Finally Famous
How "Big" Is It? F*ckin gigantic. The first time Kanye rapped on one of his young ward's songs.

8 / 25

Big Sean feat. Kendrick Lamar, Jay Electronica & 2 Chainz, "Control"

Album: It's a cut from 2013's Hall of Fame that never saw official release.
How "Big" Is It? Big Sean's played the sideman and the facilitator for much of his young career, and never so much as on "Control." The track featured a Kendrick Lamar verse that was long enough to be its own song and devastating enough to blow up the internet for months. Sean opens the track, but Kendrick's the one who owns it, taking aim at every notable rapper in the game and flatly saying "I got love for you all but I'm tryna murder you n*ggas." Hey, though: Sean's still only 26 years old. He's got time to drop his own "Control," one that he truly owns.

7 / 25

Meek Mill feat. Big Sean, "Burn"

Album: 2012's Dreams & Nightmares & 2012's Dreamchasers 2 mixtape
How "Big" Is It? Humongous. So, so humongous.

6 / 25

Lil Wayne feat. Big Sean, "My Homies Still"

Album: 2012's I Am Not a Human Being II
How "Big" Is It? Absolutely colossal. (Plus two verses from Sean, rather than a quick li'l feature.)

5 / 25

Big Sean feat. Drake & Kanye West, "Blessings"

Album: 2015's Dark Sky Paradise (coming February 24)
How "Big" Is It? GARGANTUAN. Kanye and Drake don't just walk around rapping on songs with each other. Kanye doesn't even walk around rapping on songs by his own G.O.O.D. Music artist! 

Read the 21 Things We Learned from "Blessings" right here.

4 / 25

Kanye West feat. Big Sean & Jay Z, "Clique"

Album: 2012's Cruel Summer
How "Big" Is It? Nearly "Mercy"–sized. Kanye's verse is a contender for the best verse of this millennium.

3 / 25

Big Sean feat. E-40, "I Don't F*ck With You"

Album: 2014's The 4 Song EP/mixtape & 2015's Dark Sky Paradise (coming February 24)
How "Big" Is It? Astounding ginormous. E-40 by no means makes this song, but he's here, it's a collaboration, and it's in the running as Sean's biggest single yet.

2 / 25

Big Sean feat. Nicki Minaj, "Dance A$$ (Remix)"

Album: 2011's Finally Famous
How "Big" Is It? Nicki's a$$–sized. (Sorry. Had to go there. They went there first!)

1 / 25

Kanye West feat. Big Sean, 2 Chainz & Pusha T, "Mercy"

Album: 2012's Cruel Summer
How "Big" Is It? Exceeds the size of 2 Chainz's 900-page pun-thesaurus. (Seriously—"Mercy" came very close to completely winning 2012, and Big Sean's "build a house up on that ass / that's an asstate" line is iconic regardless of it's face-palm-iness.)

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