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Freddie Gibbs Biography
Freddie Gibbs born Fredrick Tipton is an American rapper and record producer. Gibbs recorded his debut studio album in 2006 while still signed under Interscope Records, however, he was eventually dropped and the album was cancelled.The rapper later signed to Young Jeezy’s CTE World label and released a number of mixtapes through the label, including the 2012’s highly acclaimed Baby Face Killa. The rapper eventually formed his own label, ESGN after leaving Jeezy’s in 2013; releasing his debut studio album of the same name in June 2013. He has then gone on to release four solo studio albums, as well as two collaborative albums with Madlibas MadGibbs and nine mixtapes in total with their latest collaboration album released in 2019 titled Bandana.
Freddie Gibbs Age| Birthday
Freddie was born on June 14, 1982 in Gary, Indiana and is 36 years old in 2018.
Freddie Gibbs Interscope Records
In 2006; Gibbs initially signed with Interscope Records and recorded a debut album, however; the management of Interscope changed hands a year later that led to him being dropped off by the label.
Freddie Gibbs The Miseducation of Freddie Gibbs
The rapper released The Miseducation of Freddie Gibbs in 2009, which is a compilation of his work to that date, where he combined mixtape tracks with unreleased studio material—and midwestgangstaboxframecadillacmuzik—a collection of new music.Both were released for free to the internet.
Freddie Gibbs Mixtapes
The rapper has 10 mixtapes under his belt.On October 31, 2011, he released his ninth mixtape titled Cold Day In Hell that featuring rappers Young Jeezy, Juicy J, Freeway and Dom Kennedy. Cold Day In Hell’s production was handled by Big K.R.I.T., J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Cardo, DJ Burn One, Speakerbomb, Block Beattaz, Beatnick & K-Salaam and more.
Freddie Gibbs Pulled Over By The Cops
On February 18, 2011, Freddie Gibbs took to his website to announce that he was teaming up with Cleveland’s Chip tha Ripper , Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks of The Cool Kids to form a hip hop group titled Pulled Over by the Cops (P.O.C.).
Freddie Gibbs Baby Face Killa
The rapper released his tenth mixtape titled Baby Face Killa On September 25, 2012,The mixtape featuring guest appearances from artists Young Jeezy, Krayzie Bone, SpaceGhostPurrp, Dom Kennedy, Jadakiss, Kirko Bangz, Jay Rock and Currensy among others.
Freddie Gibbs Net Worth
The rapper’s net worth is estimated to be $ 1.9 million. He has been able to generate the income through his singing,theatrical shows as well as world tours. Over the years, Freddie Gibbs has toured throughout London, France, Portugal, Iceland, Toronto and various parts of America; and owns some exclusive motor mobiles.
Freddie Gibbs Photo
Freddie Gibbs ESGN, Piñata and Shadow of a Doubt
Freddie Gibbs announced he would be premiering his debut album titled ESGN on July 9, 2013. The album shared the same name as the record label that he founded) Gibbs ended up releasing the album three weeks prior its release date; releasing it on June 20, 2013. On January 17, 2014, Freddie Gibbs announced that he was 75% complete with his second studio album Eastside Slim, due for release in 2014.
Freddie Gibbs Pinata
The rapper Gibbs released an album with producer Madlib on March 18, 2014 that was titled Piñata. Piñata was the first collaborative studio album by the rapper and record producer Madlib. Pinata was released on March 18, 2014, by Madlib Invazion. and was produced entirely by Madlib. The 17-track LP featured contributions from prolific rappers such as Danny Brown, Raekwon, Earl Sweatshirt,Scarface, Domo Genesis, BJ the Chicago Kid, Ab-Soul, Casey Veggies, Meechy Darko, the late Mac Miller, among others. The album was received positively with mass critical acclaim from music critics peaking at number 38 on the US Billboard 200 and number seven on the US Top Rap Albums charts with a score of 82 on the review site Metacritic.
Freddie Gibbs Philanthropy
The rapper launched a GoFundMe in May 2015, to help fund School Supplies for children in Gary, Indiana. On the GoFundMe page, the rapper explained, “Growing up in Gary there was little opportunity for a kid like me to make something of myself. Not having the basic supplies…left a lot of us with little motivation to do well in school and turned a lot of us to darker paths. By helping these students acquire the basic supplies every student needs and deserves you will be maximizing their chances at a brighter future.”
Freddie Gibbs Shadow of A Doubt
Gibb’s album, Shadow of a Doubt, was released on November 20, 2015 and was received with a positive response. The album however did not have much commercial success.
Freddie Gibbs Bandana
You Only Live 2wice, Freddie, Fetti, and Bandana
The record producer Madlib confirmed that he and the rapper will be releasing a second collaborative studio album called Bandana while having a talk at The Red Bull Music Academy on May 7, 2016. The producer was also quick to mention that many of the beats he had proposed to Kanye for his project The Life of Pablo will surface on the new project titled Bandana. Freddie Gibbs took to twitter to confirm Madlib’s comments while his manager tweeted a teaser picture of Madlib beats.
On February 7, 2019, the record producer took to Instagram to post a picture of his cartoon alter-ego Quasimoto with the cryptic caption “we are clearing samples …”, alluding the finalization of their collaborative album. In regards to teasing of Bandana,Gibbs shared a clip of himself with Madlib on February 12, further teasing the project and stating that they “Might put some shit out. Might. Thinking about it. ”
Finally on February 20, the duo released the single “Flat Tummy Tea” off Bandana and announced that the album Bandanais set to be released in 2019 through Keep Cool Records, RCA Records, Madlib Invazion, and ESGN. on March 5, 2019. a titular second single, “Bandana,” featuring the dancehall artist Assassin, was released.
Freddie Gibbs Influences
Upon inquiry of his rapping influences; the rapper has listed rapper Jay-Z, Scarface, Twista ,Outkast, Tupac Shakur, Nas, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Geto Boys, UGK, Three 6 Mafia, Raekwon, DMX,Eminem, , Ice Cube, Noreaga, and Ol’ Dirty Bastard as some of his influences.
Freddie Gibbs & Currensy| Fetti
On January 4, 2017, Currensy announced that a collaborative album between him and Gibbs entitled “Fetti” was in production. The rapper Currensy announce on September 21, 2018, that his half of their duo album titled Fetti had been completed, nearly two years after its initial announcement Five days after Currensy’s announcement, Gibbs posted the tracklist and release date on social media. The album was released on October 31, 2018.
Freddie Gibbs You Only Live 2wice
Gibbs announced his third solo album on March 8, 2017 titled ‘You Only Live 2wice’, along with its pre-order link and release date of March 31, 2017. The album’s first single, “Crushed Glass”, was consecutively released with a music video.
Freddie Gibbs Arrested
The rapper was arrested on June 4, 2016 minutes before his performance at a concert at Le Rex in Toulouse, France from a European arrest warrant issued by Austria for a rape that he allegedly committed back in 2005.
Following the alleged rape case; Gibbs was ordered extradited to Austria in June 23, 2016, for sexual assault charges. Upon being interviewed; Gibbs said he “has no intention of escaping justice, whether French or Austrian.” On August 16, 2016, Gibbs was charged with sexual abuse charges on two women. After being held in jail for weeks, he was released on bail that was the equivalent of $56,560.
On September 30, 2016, Gibbs was acquitted of all charges related to the sexual abuse allegations.
Freddie Gibbs Artistry
The rapper has been praised by critics for his technically proficient and stylistically diverse rapping ability.
Due to his prowess, his music was featured on the Max Payne 3 official soundtrack and the NBA 2K12 official soundtrack, the Sleeping Dogs soundtrack, and more recently on the Grand Theft Auto V soundtrack.
Freddie Gibbs Shot At
On November 4, 2014; after a successful performance at a record store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York; a gunman approached his entourage and opened fire on Gibbs, who was sitting in a car . The rapper escaped the bullets unharmed while two members of his entourage received non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.
Freddie Gibbs Music| Albums
- ESGN (2013)
- Shadow of a Doubt (2015)
- You Only Live 2wice (2017)
- Freddie (2018)
- Collaborative albums
- Piñata (with Madlib) (2014)
- Fetti (with Curren$y and The Alchemist) (2018)
- Bandana (with Madlib) (2019)