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Freddie Gibbs Chops It Up West Coast Style With The World’s Freshest (Audio)

San Francisco based media company Empire Distribution teams up with Freddie Gibbs and The World's Freshest (formerly DJ Fresh) to release, "G Like Dat," the first single off of their upcoming collaborative effort, The Tonite Show. Gibbs has been stepping outside a bit from the work that rooted him in... Read more

Freddie Gibbs Explains Risking It All To Move From Gary, Indiana To Los Angeles (Video)

Freddie Gibbs' Piñata album with Madlib could seem like a Gary, Indiana artist linking with one of Hip-Hop's longtime dope producers for an album together. But the facts are, 'Lib and Gibbs are Southern California neighbors. While Freddie Gibbs has run in some mainstream and Gangsta Rap circles, he's always... Read more

Damn It Feels Good To Hear A Gangsta: The 2014 Revival Of Gangsta Rap (Food For Thought)

In just its first quarter, 2014 has witnessed its share of high profile releases. ScHoolboy Q unleashed his major label debut, OXYMORON, while Rick Ross’ continued his growth with concept and cohesion in Mastermind. Kid Cudi surprised everybody with a sneak-attack release, while Kid Ink, The Stepbrothers, and Isaiah Rashad... Read more

Freddie Gibbs Calls Jeezy a “Wannabe JAY-Z” on His Real Diss Record (Audio)

If you ever had any questions about how Freddie Gibbs feels about Young Jeezy since leaving his CTE label, he lays it out in scathing detail in this new Jeezy diss record produced by Madlib. The track is called "Real" and Gibbs holds nothing back, calling Jeezy a wannabe Jay... Read more

It’s Official. The Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Joint Album Has a Release Date and the Tracklist is STRONG (Artwork)

After teasing us for years with songs here and there, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib have released the artwork and tracklist for their forthcoming joint album and they have set a retail date. The album, Pinata, will feature guest verses from Raekwon, Danny Brown, Ab-Soul, Earl Sweatshirt, Scarface, Mac Miller and... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Team With Earl Sweatshirt & Domo Genesis On New Song, Get Album Release Date (Audio)

After years in the waiting, EPs whetting the appetites of distinct fanbases, Freddie Gibbs & Madlib have a release date for Pinata. No longer called Cocaine Pinata, the collaborative full-length arrives March 18th from The Loop Digger's own imprint, Madlib Invazion. A press release confirmed that guests include Scarface, Mac... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Problem Are At It Again, This Time Thanks To Trae Tha Truth (Audio)

Two days ago, the Gary-to-Compton connection of Freddie Gibbs and Problem kicked their 2014 gangsta boogie on "One Eighty Seven." Now the tandem stays in tact on Hustle Gang/ABN/Screwed Up Click's Trae Tha Truth's "Wid It." Trae goes back into his bag and brings out the kind of track that... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Problem Serve Up Some of That New Gangsta Boogie on One Eighty Seven (Video)

Freddie Gibbs, one of the recent prides of Gary, Indiana, links with Problem—another current generation purveyor of Gangsta Rap, and the pair interpolate Too Short's "Freaky Tales" classic for a song about redrum. Check out the video for One Eighty Seven. Related: Freddie Gibbs & ESGN Cover 3 X Krazy’s... Read more

Freddie Gibbs Has Moves To Make On A Young Chop Beat, So Deuces (Video)

Young Chop has been a go-to hit-maker for Drill music guys like Chief Keef and Lil' Reese. With Gary, Indiana being just outside of Chicago, Illinois, it's a worthwhile experiment to hear the precise fast-rapping of Freddie Gibbs, never one to show much pity, with the cold, relentless tracks of... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & ESGN Cover 3 X Krazy’s Keep It On The Real (Video)

Okay, you might not have heard of 3 x Krazy. But if you've been active in national Hip-Hop movements over the last decade, you've probably heard of Keak Da Sneak. Keak was a founding member of 3xK, and signed with the group to Virgin/Noo-Trybe Records back in the wild '90s.... Read more

AFH: Best Hip-Hop of September 2013 (Audio Playlist)

Summer brought the official start of Fall but the heat kept coming, musically. Here's a playlist of the best Hip-Hop to drop in September, including Pusha T, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Jay Z, The Lox, Cam'ron, AZ, Rapsody, Juvenile, Freddie Gibbs, Common and Organized Konfusion. And even though it's not Hip-Hop,... Read more

Danny Brown – The Return ft Freddie Gibbs

Contrary to some folks' belief, Danny Brown has many flows. The wildly-animated MC tones it down on "The Return" to recount his street exploits, and remind the new fans that he still carries those ill street blues in his actions, reactions, and demeanor. Who better to pair with than Freddie... Read more

BJ the Chicago Kid – Smokin’ & Ridin’ ft Freddie Gibbs & Problem

BJ the Chicago Kid has been a little quiet lately but he's back with a banger featuring some hot verses from Freddie Gibbs and Problem. Check out Smokin' & Ridin' off that Grand Theft Auto V Soundtrack. Related: Grand Theft Audio V (Mixtape)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Harold’s

Inspired by Harold's Chicken in the Chicago area near to Gibbs' Gary upbringing, this is the Deeper EP's interpretation of chickens that aren't classified as poultry. Whether it's fiends, females or suckas, Gangsta Gibbs can be hard on 'em. Related: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Deeper... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – Shame (Cookin’ Soul Remix)

They usually say "if it ain't broke don't fix it," but luckily, the talented production duo Cookin' Soul ignored that advice to the fullest. Although the original "Shame" by Freddie Gibbs already came fully equipped with stellar Madlib production, Cookin' Soul decided to add their own flavor and make it their... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Deeper

The Freddie Gibbs & Madlib recording-road gets a bit twistier, as the pair announces the Deeper EP. Pinata (f/k/a Cocaine Pinata) is still coming, but in true [Mad] Beat Konducta style, expect more EPs, more singles, and more vinyl for those of us that are still droppin' plates like bad... Read more

AFH: The Week in Video (8/31/13) (Video Playlist)

This week in video brought an epic new video from Jay Z for Holy Grail, Kendrick Lamar talking Control with Chelsea Lately, Big Boi going in-depth about his likes and dislikes, a new video from The Lox and much more. Check out the video playlist below to catch anything you... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – The Real G Money (Video)

A song just over 90 seconds. How many independent MCs do you know that can captivate? Freddie Gibbs is certainly one. Fresh off of ESGN, Gangsta Gibbs gives one of his strongest offerings of late in "The Real G Money." Few artists in the 2010s can walk the fine line... Read more

League Of Starz – Show Sumn’ ft. Skeme, Problem, Freddie Gibbs, Jay Rock, G. Malone & Bad Lucc

It seems only fitting that the team that’s spearheading the “function music” movement (hybrid of LA’s G-Funk and The Bay’s hyphy), enlisted a roster of homegrown California talent for their latest offering. On their new track “Show Sumn”, production standouts League of Stars put together a bass heavy medley reminiscent... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – ESGN (Full Album Stream)

Freddie Gibbs adds his album to the mix of records that were released this week. The project has a cool mix of established and new artists, including Daz, Spice 1, Problem, Jay Rock and BJ the Chicago Kid. You can listen to a full stream of ESGN below and buy... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – Eastside Moonwalker (Video)

Here's a new video from Freddie Gibbs. Check out Eastside Moonwalker. Related: Freddie Gibbs – Freddie Soprano (Audio)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – Freddie Soprano

Freddie Gibbs keeps it gangsta on his first release after his very candid remarks about his split with Young Jeezy. Check out Freddie Soprano. Related: Freddie Gibbs, Devin the Dude, Killa Kyleon, Starlito & Propain – Rollin’ (Audio)... Read more

Talib Kweli – Makes No Sense ft Freddie Gibbs & Jon Connor

Talib Kweli jumps on a track with the next generation of underground lyrical assassins. Check out "Makes No Sense" featuring Freddie Gibbs and Jon Connor. Related: Snoop Dogg’s GGN with Talib Kweli (Video)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs, Devin the Dude, Killa Kyleon, Starlito & Propain – Rollin’

Here's a laid-back funky track from Freddie Gibbs, Killa Kyleon, Starlito, Propain and Devin the Dude on the hook. Check out "Rollin'." Related: Devin the Dude – Wut Tha Fuk ft Slim Thug & Cory Mo... Read more

Frames: Freddie Gibbs Speaks on One of Michael Jackson’s Trips to Gary, Indiana (Video)

Pitchfork has a hilarious animated series called Frames where they animate stories told by artists. The latest is a tale told by Freddie Gibbs of one of Michael Jackson's visits back to his and Gibbs' hometown of Gary, Indiana and the chaos that ensued. Check out the video below. Related:... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – The Hard (Video)

Freddie Gibbs' new video for The Hard depicts some of the consequences for living that life. Check it out. Related: Freddie Gibbs – Where Have You Been ft Slick Pulla (Audio)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – Where Have You Been ft Slick Pulla

Freddie Gibbs recently parted ways with Young Jeezy's CTE label but it hasn't slowed his grind. Here's a bonus track from the deluxe version of his Cold Day in Hell mixtape that was recently re-released. Check out Where Have You Been featuring Slick Pulla. Related: Freddie Gibbs – BFK (Video)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – BFK (Video)

The visuals for Freddie Gibbs' BFK (Baby Face Killa) look like a 2012 Gary, Indiana version of the video for Ain't Nuthin' But a "G" Thang. You can watch the video below. Related: Freddie Gibbs – Baby Face Killa (Mixtape) Peep the reference.... Read more

Sean Price – Remember ft Freddie Gibbs (Prod. Statik Selektah)

New Sean Price featuring Freddie Gibbs. Statik Selektah is on the beat. Check out Remember. Price's Mic Tyson album is in stores now. Related: Sean Price – BBQ Sauce ft Pharoahe Monch (Audio)... Read more

ZZ Ward & Freddie Gibbs perform Criminal in Studio (Video)

Freddie Gibbs joins ZZ Ward in the studio for a bluesy soulful rendition of her song Criminal. Gangsta Gibbs drops his verse over live guitar, bass and drums. Dopeness. Check out the video. Related: ZZ Ward – Cryin’ Wolf ft Kendrick Lamar (Audio)... Read more

The Man With the Iron Fists Soundtrack (Full Album Stream)

A LOT of hot music has dropped from The Man With the Iron Fists soundtrack over the last several weeks. Now you can listen to the whole thing. Here's a full album stream featuring new music from Wu-Tang Clan (together and solo), Kanye West, Kool G Rap, Pusha T, Freddie... Read more

J-Live – Hot vs. Dope Vol. 1 (Mixtape)

Some (though not enough) know J-Live as a dope MC. Heads know he is a skilled DJ, as well. Here's a new mixtape from him featuring recent music from Yasiin Bey, Kendrick Lamar, Murs & Fashawn, Kanye West, Lupe Fiasco, Killer Mike, Rick Ross, Skyzoo, CL Smooth, Raekwon, Jean Greae,... Read more

Here’s our playlist of the Best Hip-Hop of September. You can listen to the entire compilation below (Audio)

Before we get too deep into October, let's take a look back at some of the music that dropped in September. Here's a playlist of some of the Best Hip-Hop of September. You'll hear music from Pharoahe Monch, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah, Freddie Gibbs, Kanye West, Pusha T, Big Sean, Jeah... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – Baby Face Killa (Mixtape)

Freddie Gibbs' Baby Face Killa mixtape dropped today. Featured guests include Jadakiss, Young Jeezy, Jay Rock, Krayzie Bone, Curren$y, Dom Kennedy and more. You can listen to and download the entire project below. Related: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Shame ft BJ The Chicago Kid (Video) ... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – Tell A Friend ft Curren$y

Here's another new song from Freddie Gibbs' Baby Face Killa project which drops tomorrow. Check out Tell A Friend featuring Curren$y. Related: Freddie Gibbs – Kush Cloud ft Krayzie Bone & SpaceGhostPurrp (Audio)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – Kush Cloud ft Krayzie Bone & SpaceGhostPurrp

Freddie Gibbs, Krayzie Bone and SpaceGhostPurrp? That's a crazy combo. It sounds just like the title suggests. Check out Kush Cloud. Related: Freddie Gibbs – The Hard ft Dana Williams (Audio)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – The Hard ft Dana Williams

Freddie Gibbs slows it down with his new song The Hard...but it's still gangsta. Check it out. Related: Freddie Gibbs – Bout It Bout It ft Kirko Bangz... Read more

Various Artists – Closed Sessions Vol. 2 (Mixtape)

We've dropped a few joints from the Closed Sessions Vol. 2 mixtape over the last few weeks. Now you can listen to and download the whole thing which features songs from Blu, Action Bronson, Freddie Gibbs, Sir Michael Rocks, Raekwon and many more. Check it out below. Related: Download the... Read more

Method Man helms the first release from the soundtrack to RZA’s The Man With the Iron Fist. The song is called Built For This and Freddie Gibbs and Streetlife join Meth on the track (Video)

Tical. If this is any indication, the soundtrack is about to be a MONSTER. Check out the video below which features stills from The Man With The Iron Fists. Related: Method Man & Redman perform Cereal Killer for the first time ever (Video)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Shame ft BJ The Chicago Kid (Video)

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib just dropped their new video for Shame featuring BJ the Chicago Kid. Gibbs drops a taste of another hot joint as the intro to the video. Check it out below. Related: Freddie Gibbs - Face Down (Audio)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs interview and verse on Soul Assassins Radio (Video)

Freddie Gibbs sat down and kicked it on Soul Assassins Radio about how he and Madlib ended up working together. He also dropped a verse over the Superman Lover beat. Check out the video below. Related: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Shame featuring BJ The Chicago Kid... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – Face Down (Full Version)

Freddie Gibbs released a partial version of Face Down on his Str8 Killa No Filla EP. Here's the full version. Related: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Shame featuring BJ the Chicago Kid... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Shame ft BJ the Chicago Kid

Here's the title track from the Freddie Gibbs and Madlib collabo EP and it's oh so soulful. Check out Shame featuring BJ the Chicago Kid. Related: Freddie Gibbs decodes the lyrics to Thuggin' which was produced by Madlib (Video)... Read more

Freddie Gibbs – Pull Up ft Young Jeezy & T.I.

Here's a new one from Freddie Gibbs featuring Young Jeezy & T.I. Check out Pull Up.  Related:  Freddie Gibbs breaks down the lyrics to his song Thuggin' (Video) Click here to download... Read more

1982 (Statik Selektah & Termanology) – Make It Out Alive ft Freddie Gibbs & Crooked I

Here's a new joint from 1982 (Statik Selektah & Termanology) featuring Freddie Gibbs and Crooked I. Check out Make It Out Alive below. Previously: Statik Selektah and Termanology talk about their earliest musical influences (Video)... Read more

Decoded: Freddie Gibbs Thuggin’ (Video)

Gangsta Gibbs breaks down the lyrics of Thuggin', his collabo with Madlib. Check out Decoded: Freddie Gibbs Thuggin'. Props to Life & Times. Also, check out Decoded: Big K.R.I.T Time Machine. Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Thuggin’ (Video)

Here's the new video for Freddie Gibbs' and Madlib's collabo, Thuggin'. Check it out.... Read more

Ski Beatz & Freddie Gibbs – Illegal (Video)

Ski Beatz dropped his song Illegal featuring Freddie Gibbs a few weeks ago. Here's the video. Also, check out what Freddie Gibbs had to say about his first favorite rapper and what Ski Beatz had to say about who introduced him to hip-hop. Here's what Gangsta Gibbs had to say... Read more

Freddie Gibbs & Statik Selektah – Rap Money ft Daz Dillinger

Freddie Gibbs and Statik Selektah link with Daz Dillinger. Check out the video for Rap Money. Read more