In the biggest year of his career, Big Sean returned home to show some gratitude. The Detroit rapper played during halftime of the Detroit Lions’ annual Thanksgiving game on Thursday. He prepared for the Lions game against the Philadelphia Eagles by kicking with esteemed mascot, Roary.
Then he jumped on stage, playing a pair of Dark Sky Paradise singles in “One Man Can Change the World” and “Blessings,” which you can see some of below. Unfortunately Drake didn’t make it from Toronto to join him.
— Big Sean Updates (@BigSeanUpdates) November 26, 2015
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It was easy to tell this moment was big for Big Sean. He expressed his thanks afterward on Twitter.
One of the very, very few from my city to live these dreams out. never taking that for granted! Thank You! pic.twitter.com/NOdjBQESG0
— Big Sean (@BigSean) November 26, 2015
It surely helped that the Lions stomped the Eagles 45-14, giving Detroit and Sean an unforgettable day.