Gibbs drops a proper visual treatment for the murky “One Eighty Seven” off his criminally slept-on ESGN LP.
Freddie Gibbs over a Young Chop production for the song and video “Deuces” which features this tribute to Mike Tyson.
the unofficial tag-team is one of hip-hop’s quiet victories over other forms of music. while rock and jazz and r&b is often replete with dual acts like the singer and the drummer, or the keyboard player and the bassist, hip-hop tends to thrive on the power of the individual voice.
Gibbs. That’s the only reason this is here. Gibbs. From 2:04 to 2:56. Everything else is just people who rap in a generic way that inspires nothing. Or is a propos of nil.
In a time of growing popularity of trap music we got two great examples of trap tales that greatly differ from each other. Freddie Gibbs and A$AP Ferg each dropped their debut studio albums earlier this summer just a month apart.
Freddie Gibbs is the new Tupac of the stage. He keeps it all the way real, only performs shirtless and basically dares anyone to challenge his sincerity 100 per cent of the time. If that ain’t Pac-esque, y’all listened to too much Ja Rule in the early 2000s. This song goes wild.
Gibbs rolls out another video from his ESGN project, dropping the visual for “The Real G Money.”