On August 31, Big Sean tweeted that the album was not coming out on that day, but it would be coming out sometime in 2011. Finally Famous, Sean's debut studio album, was released June 28, 2011, and spawned three hit singles; "My Last", "Marvin & Chardonnay" and "Dance (A$)". R." and "Flowers" were leaked in July 2011, speculation began of a new mixtape.
A week after the exclusive release of TWENT88 on Tidal, Big Sean and Jhené Aiko released a 15-minute short film called "Out of Love", which is composed of several recordings from the album.
Big Sean achieved his second number one album on the Billboard 200 chart, as I Decided debuted at the top.
Sean released a third mixtape hosted by Don Cannon on August 31, 2010 called Finally Famous Vol.
3: BIG, which features include major artists like Bun B, Chip tha Ripper, Curren$y, Tyga, Drake, Mike Posner, Chuck Inglish, Asher Roth, Dom Kennedy and Chiddy Bang. An unauthorized leak of his collaboration with Drake, called "Made" made its way onto the internet on April 30, 2010.
Hearing about this, Sean headed over to the station to meet West and perform some freestyle.