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Freddie Gibbs Blows Up His Enemies In His New Video…Literally

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Bandana is among 2019's best Hip-Hop albums. The sophomore outing from the MC/producer battery has been complemented by a series of lighthearted videos starring Gangsta Gibbs. Including some album imagery, these visuals are based on a dr*g kingpin with a complicated past trying to live a... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib’s New Video Shows There’s Truly No Way Out Of The Game

Late last month, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib released one of 2019's best albums so far, Bandana. Made under dire circumstances in real-life, the Keep Cool/RCA Records album's visuals have been documenting "Freddie Caine" trying to exit the dope game. In late May, "Crime Pays" presented Gibbs trying to maintain a... Read more

Freddie Gibbs Sheds Tears In A Deeply Emotional Interview With Madlib (Video)

Last month, Madlib and Freddie Gibbs released their second collaborative album, Bandana. It stands as one of the best albums of 2019 so far. Plenty has happened to the two artists since 2014's Pinata, which also garnered its fair share of acclaim. Since then, the two veterans secured a major... Read more

Freddie Gibbs Draws Depictions Of Bandana Songs & He Goes Hard In The Paint (Video)

Freddie Gibbs is a ferocious MC who raps about the ills of hustling, gangland, and no-strings-attached romance. However, the Gary, Indiana veteran has a sense of humor. That wit regularly makes its way into similes and metaphors in lyrics, and music videos like 2018's "Automatic," where he played a dirty... Read more

Black Thought, Yasiin Bey & Freddie Gibbs Educate MCs Over A Madlib Beat

Life is too short to listen to bad music. So…let Ambrosia For Heads fight through it for you and only supply you with that great stuff. Despite the reports, Hip-Hop is alive and well and, in many ways, is better than it’s ever been. Not only are we able to... Read more

Madlib & Freddie Gibbs’ Bandana Tracklist Features Yasiin Bey, Pusha & Black Thought

This Friday (June 28), Madlib & Freddie Gibbs are releasing their sophomore collaborative album, Bandana. Following three preliminary songs and one music video, the Oxnard, California-to-Gary, Indiana pair has unveiled the tracklist to the Keep Cool/RCA Records release. Notably, it reveals that the March drop, "Bandana" is not included among... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib’s 1st Video From Their New Album Is Criminal Minded

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib have released the third single (and first music video) to their upcoming Bandana album. A follow-up to 2014's Pinata, the major label-backed Bandana is arriving on June 28 via Keep Cool/RCA Records. The upcoming collection of songs (available for pre-order) is confirmed to feature Killer Mike,... Read more

Freddie Gibbs Explains Scarface’s Genius In His Favorite Rap Verse (Video)

Freddie Gibbs has always been very open about how much Scarface has influenced his Rap style. On Pinata, Gangsta Gibbs dedicated a song to the Geto Boys member, reworking the lines from his eponymous Grip It! On That Other Level song. The Houston, Texas Rap legend appeared on the very... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Put On The Bandana To Take Hip-Hop Back

Five years ago, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib teamed for Pinata. The release was several years in the making for the two prolific creatives. The pair had released "Thuggin'" in 2011, and whet the appetites of fans for what would become a benchmark in both artist's discographies. Throughout the last 25... Read more

Freddie Gibbs’ Next Studio Album Is Announced

Following his first Top 200 charts appearance, care of 2014's Pinata album with Madlib, Freddie Gibbs is back in the lab. Since the critically-acclaimed March album, a commercial benchmark for the Gary, Indiana native, Gibbs has released The Tonite Show, with producer The World's Freshest. Already, Gibbs released the first... Read more

For Harold’s, Freddie Gibbs Throws His Pinata Party Right In Indiana (Video)

With Freddie Gibbs & Madlib's Pinata still a popular favorite in the discussion of 2014's best Hip-Hop albums, they release their latest visuals. The single "Harold's" was one of the LP's stronger points. The track referenced a Midwestern fried chicken restaurant and used it as an illustration for the streets... Read more

Here’s a Playlist of Some of the Best Hip-Hop to Drop in January 2014 (Audio)

Before we get too deep into February, here's a look back at some of the best Hip-Hop to drop in January 2014. After a slow start, we got new music from Phonte, Talib Kweli, Elzhi, Schoolboy Q, Yasiin Bey (pka Mos Def), Phife, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Pete Rock, Astro,... Read more