Big Sean announced 5th album 'Detroit 2' saying city 'inspired me to go harder than ever'

Posted at 9:31 AM, Mar 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-26 09:31:49-04

(WXYZ) — Detroit rapper Big Sean announced his fifth studio album, "Detroit 2," on Wednesday in a video on YouTube.

"Detroit. To me, it's home," he said in the video. "I feel like it's more than just a city. It's a for-real mentality."

In the video, he said the things he thought would destroy him came full circle, and that he'sb een listening to music that impacted him growing up, not realizing it was only playing in Detroit.

"It feels like a whole new energy in the city. It’s inspiring to watch. To the point it inspired me to go harder than ever," he said. "It’s like a phoenix rising out of the ashes."

He released the "Detroit" mixtape in 2012 which featured guest appearances from Kendrick Lamar, Tyga, Rocye da 5'9", J. Cole, Juicy J and more.

The video didn't give the release date for the album.