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New Sean Don?

Big Sean returns with his first track in more than a year titled “Overtime.” The Detroit rapper premiered the solo single on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 Radio show. Last night, he shared a clip of him entering his personal home studio, turning on a neon light that reads “Don Life.” Soon as he finishes talking over the Hit-Boy produced track, he jumps into his verse, hinting at his battle with depression and his break-up with Jhene Aiko.

Speaking with Lowe, Sean breaks it all down. “In a sense, I just been returning to my roots, bro,” Sean says. “I’ve just been getting back to having fun with it. You know what I’m saying? At one point I felt like it might have started to become like a burden, or like work, but now it’s just fun. So this is just me having fun bro, expressing myself. It was a time well spent. I never really knew how important it was to take some time for myself and get myself right. And it takes a while so it can take … That’s something you can’t really put on a time schedule.”

He added, “But you know, throughout that whole time I’ve been working on music so it is good to get it out. It is good for people to just finally see where we are because I got so much just ready for the world. It’s deeper than just putting music out. It’s like I feel like I got a lot to say that a lot of people may not be addressing right now. You know what I’m saying? As far as just emotions and feelings that a lot of people are going through.”

Stream “Overtime” below.

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