According to recent internet speculation, singer Jhené Aiko is expecting a child with rapper Big Sean. Twitter’s BLASPHEMY (@KenKiablo) was the first to spread the misinformation. He claimed to have seen the couple at Whole Foods and Aiko appeared to be “quite pregnant.” Following the tweet, an Instagram post from The Neighborhood Talk stated that more people close to the couple had also verified the news. The caption of the Instagram photo said there was definitely a baby on the way.
Big Sean (Sean Michael Leonard Anderson) and Aiko haven’t confirmed the news yet. If confirmed, this would be the singer’s second child and Anderson’s first.
The history of the relationship between Jhené Aiko and Big Sean
Although the length of their relationship is uncertain, Aiko and Sean have probably been dating for about ten years. However, their partnership briefly broke up in 2018. The duo has been together since 2012, according to Jhené Aiko’s interview with BBC Radio 1Xtra. In the interview, Aiko said that her relationship with Sean started in May 2012, when the singer’s older brother died of an incurable brain tumor, which left her with a broken heart. Aiko’s career took off when she teamed up with Beware with Big Sean and Lil Wayne in 2013.
In March 2016, Jhené Aiko and Big Sean announced the formation of TWENTY88, a music partnership. In the same year, the two released a self-titled album, which debuted at number five on the US Billboard 200. According to HipHopDX, the album sold over 40,000 copies in its first week.
Later that year, the couple made their romance public by kissing onstage during their performance at the Power 106 Powerhouse Concert. After their public statement, Aiko filed for divorce from her alleged ex-husband, vocal producer Dot Da Genius. The divorce was finalized in 2017.
Divorce rumors in 2017 -2018.
The Sativa singer had an image of Sean tattooed on the back of her arm in October 2017. Aiko, on the other hand, covered Sean’s face tattoo with a dragon tattoo a year later. This fueled suspicions that the couple had broken up, which was fueled by the fact that they unfollowed each other on social media around the same time. Jhené Aiko, on the other hand, responded to the rumors in 2018 with a tweet. She stated the following:
“I’ve covered ALL my tattoos with a huge dragon with a Phoenix wing, bursting life and light into a new cosmos. NEW ART! NO BEEF! LOVE TO EVERYONE!”
Aiko replied to a lady who inquired mainly about the covering of Big Sean’s tattooed photo on her arm:
“It didn’t go with the dragon.”
Divorce in 2019
Aiko acknowledged her temporary separation from Sean in March 2019 via an Instagram post stating:
“Sean and I are okay. I have many feelings for him. My next album will be a whole with freestyles in which I discuss a variety of topics and relationships … past, present and future …”
Aiko later confessed in April that she still had emotions for Big Sean. After Nipsey Hussle’s death, the singer responded to Sean’s Instagram post in memory of the late rapper. She stated the following:
“I love you from this life to the next and all the past lives we’ve had. I’m constantly talking about my shit. But I will always be there for you.”
Reconciliation in 2020
The couple apparently reconciled in late 2019. On New Years Day, Jhené Aiko uploaded a photo of herself with Big Sean at Jay party. Z’s Later that month, the couple celebrated Valentine’s Day together. On March 17, 2020, the rapper captioned an Instagram snapshot of them both with a nice birthday greeting. This further reinforced the rumor of their reunion.
Sean complimented Aiko on her performance at an Instagram Live session in April 2020. Akio replied:
“Oh yes? Why don’t you propose to me?”
Without skipping a beat, Big Sean replied:
“We are working on it. Don’t even think about tripping.”
With current pregnancy speculation, followers of the couple are expecting a wedding announcement soon. However, there are rumors that the couple is already secretly married.