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Is Future Running Out Of Gas?

Three weeks ago, in this space, I wrote that Future was the best rapper working right now. I meant it. The run Future is on…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2016 - 10:54 am
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Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
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The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am
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More Freddie Gibbs stories

Madlib Announces Another Album With Freddie Gibbs

The last time virtuosic Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs teamed up with California producer Madlib, they gave us Piñata, one of the best albums that either…
Peter Helman | May 8, 2016 - 11:46 am
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Freddie Gibbs – “Freddie Gordy” Video

Freddie Gibbs just released the video for his song "Freddie Gordy" off his most recent album Shadow Of A Doubt. The video directed by Jonah…
Sadie Bell | February 23, 2016 - 3:22 pm
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Freddie Gibbs – “Money, Cash, Hoes”

It seems Freddie Gibbs is revisiting rap eras past on his latest string of one-offs to draw folks back to Shadow Of A Doubt. He…
Collin Robinson | February 9, 2016 - 3:20 pm
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Freddie Gibbs – “Cocaine Parties In L.A.”

If you've ever heard Piñata, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib's collaborative album, then you already know that Gibbs knows how to tear a Madlib beat to…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2016 - 12:40 pm
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Freddie Gibbs – “Dead Presidents Freestyle” & “Hot Boys”

Indiana's finest Freddie Gibbs turned in one of the best 40 rap albums of 2015 with his third LP Shadow Of A Doubt. Dude can…
Collin Robinson | January 13, 2016 - 1:51 pm

Freddie Gibbs – “10 Times” (Feat. Gucci Mane & E-40)

Freddie Gibbs' new album Shadow Of A Doubt was named our Album Of The Week a few days ago -- it comes out tomorrow, and…
James Rettig | November 19, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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Album Of The Week: Freddie Gibbs Shadow Of A Doubt

A quick note: I haven't heard Adele's 25 yet. Nobody has. I bet it's good, though! There is a phenomenon, discussed in certain…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2015 - 2:33 pm
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Freddie Gibbs – “Extradite” (Feat. Black Thought) & “Packages” (Feat. ManMan Savage)

Next month, the insanely gifted Gary, Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs will release the new album Shadow Of A Doubt. He only announced the album's existence…
Tom Breihan | November 11, 2015 - 1:28 pm

Freddie Gibbs – “Fuckin’ Up The Count” Video

The great Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs continues to crank out virtuosic, unflinching gangsta rap at an impressive pace, and he's just announced that he'll follow…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2015 - 12:59 pm
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Status Ain’t Hood: Picking 2015’s Most Important Rap Song With Shea Serrano

Shea Serrano is a writer at Grantland, and he writes long and personal and really funny pieces about, among other things, rap music and action…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 10:42 am
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Golden Rules – “Never Die (Paul White Remix)” (Feat. Freddie Gibbs & Yasiin Bey)

The UK producer Paul White has done a lot of work with Danny Brown, and now he's teamed up with the Florida rapper Eric Biddenes…
Tom Breihan | October 1, 2015 - 11:10 am

6 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Fest 2015 Sunday

It can be easy to feel beaten-down and bedraggled on the third day of a three-day festival, especially if you're not a teenager anymore. And…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2015 - 10:42 am
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5 Memorable Sets From Bonnaroo 2015 Sunday

Sundays at festivals can so often be a bittersweet thing. People are starting to get ragged, the festival grounds start to smell of some kind…
Ryan Leas | June 15, 2015 - 9:41 pm
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Freddie Gibbs – “Pronto” Video

Last month, Indiana rap monster Freddie Gibbs released a surprise three-song EP called Pronto. Today, he's given us a stark black-and-white video for the title…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2015 - 11:58 am

Status Ain’t Hood: The Diverging Paths Of Chance The Rapper & Vic Mensa

For a while there, I was worried about Chance The Rapper. He'd come to national prominence in 2013 with Acid Rap, a mixtape that showed…
Tom Breihan | April 15, 2015 - 4:03 pm
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Freddie Gibbs & Kaytranada – “My Dope House”

If you pair the Indiana rap monster Freddie Gibbs with a smart, inventive producer, there's nothing he can't do, and his new single "My Dope…
Tom Breihan | April 8, 2015 - 8:57 am
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Stream Freddie Gibbs’ Surprise EP Pronto

The virtuosic, snarling Indiana G-rapper Freddie Gibbs had a banner year last year, when he teamed up with Madlib for the excellent Piñata album. Gibbs…
Tom Breihan | March 9, 2015 - 9:25 am
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