Freddie Gibbs is an American rapper who has been making music since the early 2000s. He has released a number of mixtapes, EPs, and albums, and has collaborated with a variety of other artists, including Madlib, The Alchemist, and Currensy. Gibbs is known for his gritty, street-oriented lyrics, and his music has been praised by critics for its authenticity and its raw, unflinching honesty.
Gibbs was born in Gary, Indiana, in 1982. He began rapping in his early teens, and released his first mixtape, Full Metal Jackit, in 2004. He followed up with a number of other mixtapes in the next few years, including Midwestgangstaboxframecadillacmuzik, Str8 Killa No Filla, and The Miseducation of Freddie Gibbs.
Gibbs’ breakthrough came in 2012, with the release of his album Baby Face Killa. The album was a critical and commercial success, and helped to establish Gibbs as a rising star in the hip-hop world. In 2014, Gibbs released his collaborative album with Madlib, Piñata. The album was a critical and commercial smash, and is considered to be one of the best hip-hop albums of the 2010s.
Gibbs has continued to release critically acclaimed albums in the years since Piñata. His 2015 album Shadow of a Doubt, his 2017 album You Only Live 2wice, and his 2018 album Freddie all received positive reviews from critics. In 2020, Gibbs released his second collaborative album with The Alchemist, Alfredo. The album was another critical and commercial success, and was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.
Gibbs has continued to release music in recent years. In 2021, he released his collaborative album with Currensy, Fetti Gang. He also released a number of singles, including “Scottie Beam” and “Ice Cream.” In 2022, Gibbs released his fifth studio album, Soul Sold Separately. The album was another critical and commercial success, and was met with widespread acclaim.
Freddie Gibbs is one of the most respected and critically acclaimed rappers in the world. He has released a number of classic albums, and his music has been praised for its raw, unflinching honesty. Gibbs is a true original, and he continues to push the boundaries of hip-hop.