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Curren$y & Freddie Gibbs Make Sense Together

Curren$y and Freddie Gibbs had it figured out before almost everyone else. Near the beginning of this decade, when the rap landscape completely and irrevocably…
Tom Breihan | November 7, 2018 - 1:20 pm

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Rico Nasty Is The Best Thing About SoundCloud Rap Right Now

In a vacuum, the loosely connected movement known as SoundCloud rap would be one of the most exciting things to happen in music in a…
Tom Breihan | June 27, 2018 - 11:09 am

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Nicki Minaj Is Feeling The Pressure

It should not be this way. There should be more than one woman within rap's A-list at a time, and the women within rap's A-list…
Tom Breihan | April 18, 2018 - 12:17 pm

More Freddie Gibbs stories

Stream Curren$y & Freddie Gibbs’ Alchemist-Produced Album Fetti

Seven years ago, Curren$y, the endlessly prolific New Orleans rap stoner who was on a ridiculous hot streak at that point, teamed up with the…
Tom Breihan | October 31, 2018 - 10:09 am

Freddie Gibbs – “Automatic” Video

Freddie Gibbs released his surprise mixtape, Freddie, back in June. Since then, the rapper debuted a new track called "Burn Rubber" and appeared on MF…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 3, 2018 - 3:14 pm

Freddie Gibbs – “Burn Rubber”

Since Freddie Gibbs was acquitted on sexual assault charges in 2016, the Indiana rapper has kept up a steady stream of new music. Last year's…
James Rettig | August 1, 2018 - 2:13 pm

DJ MUGGS & MF DOOM – “Death Wish” (Feat. Freddie Gibbs)

As the legendary sonic mastermind behind Cypress Hill, DJ Muggs helped push rap production out into dark, brooding, sample-heavy psychedelia. Since then, he's worked with…
Peter Helman | June 22, 2018 - 5:46 pm

Stream Freddie Gibbs’ Surprise New Mixtape Freddie

Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs released his third album You Only Live 2wice last year, one of our favorite rap albums of 2017. He collaborated with…
Julia Gray | June 22, 2018 - 12:11 am

Freddie Gibbs, G Perico, & Mozzy – “Colors”

They still make them like they used to -- or, anyway, sometimes they do. Freddie Gibbs, G Perico, and Mozzy all come from different places…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2018 - 10:42 am

2017 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2017

Streaming changed things. 2017 was the year that rap once again reaffirmed its stranglehold on the collective imagination of America's youth. Like the moment when…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2017 - 2:20 pm

Freddie Gibbs – “Andrea” Video

Earlier this year, Freddie Gibbs released a new album, You Only Live 2wice -- his first since being aquitted of sexual assault charges in Austria…
James Rettig | June 27, 2017 - 12:57 pm

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Listening To Kodak Black Is A Complicated Thing

Last year, I wrote a column about how Kodak Black was everything great about rap music. Kodak was 18, his star was rising, and he'd…
Tom Breihan | April 5, 2017 - 11:03 am

Stream Freddie Gibbs You Only Live 2wice

Today, the ferocious and endlessly gifted Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs releases his new album You Only Live 2wice, his first full-length statement since being acquitted
Tom Breihan | March 31, 2017 - 10:19 am

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Kendrick Lamar Is Ready For War

It's time to revisit that old question: Who is running rap? In a genre that thrives on competition, on subtle slights and internal gossip, the…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2017 - 12:11 pm

Freddie Gibbs – “Alexys” (Prod. Kaytranada & BADBADNOTGOOD)

Later this week, the great Indiana rapper Freddie Gibbs will release the new album You Only Live 2wice, his first project since he beat a
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2017 - 11:10 am
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