Big Sean shares stark 'One Man Can Change the World' video
Big Sean’s 2015 album Dark Sky Paradise has plenty of wild moments, but it also includes “One Man Can Change The World,” a somber collaboration with labelmates Kanye West and John Legend. The song is the Detroit rapper’s tribute to his late grandmother, and on Friday he shared a powerful black-and-white video for it. In the clip, a young boy wanders through a rundown town. Big Sean recites verses from on top of a scrapped car and behind a lectern.
Big Sean has given emotional performances of the track before — notably on The Tonight Show in April — and has spoken about the song’s meaning at length. “I just lost my grandma,” he told MTV News when he released Dark Sky Paradise in February. “Right before she passed, I wrote this song. A major part of the song is about her. She never got a chance to hear it. It’s just an emotional thing.” Check out the music video for “One Man Can Change The World” below.