Yesterday, I remarked on how strange it was for Freddie Gibbs to release a mixtape single titled One Eighty Seven in which absolutely no homicides are described. Now it all makes sense: the Gary, Indiana repper was saving up his gangsta for the imminent follow-up, Freddie Soprano. Backed by Big Jerm and Sayeez’ clattering co-production, Gibbs delivers hard-nosed bars that should have rival hustlers shaking in their shoes. On the hook, he succinctly sums up his approach to conflict resolution: “N**ga test me, I’ll send some bullets for my reply.” Featuring this street-ready selection, its above-named predecessor and much more, ESGN is slated to drop digitally July 9, at which point it will be available for free streaming and digital purchase in The DJBooth.
Written by richard on 06/13/13
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