Just to tell you a little bit about why Freddie Gibbs is this week's Prospect of the Week: he was signed by Interscope Recrods before being let go from the deal without a record being released. Instead of going Charles Hamilton crazy (you can quote me on that) and putting out shitty mixtape after another, Gibbs put out an EP and a couple of solid mixtapes.
In between a couple of those mixtapes, Gibbs got signed by Decon Records. By the way Gibbs was featured on XXL Mag's Freshmen 2010 list which includes Big Sean, Donnis, J. Cole and Wiz Khalifa to name a few.
Gibbs is from Gary, Indiana, currently based in SoCal, and has been hard at work putting out an EP to purchase, Str8 Killa, in early August. Then Freddie put out a mixtape, Str8 Killa No Filla, in mid-August.
While he has been in a few music videos for some of his hit songs on these releases, he has been working on his debut album, Baby-Faced Killa, set to drop later this year. Three releases in one year, that's pretty good Mr. Gibbs.
Listen and download "Oil Money" feat. Chuck Inglish, Chip Tha Ripper, Bun B & Dan Auerbach and also listen and download "On One" and "Born to Roll". Download links to latest mixtape and EP below.
http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F4123682%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-5yCtG&secret_url=false Freddie Gibbs featuring Chuck Inglish, Chip Tha Ripper, Bun B & Dan Auerbach - Oil Money by Hypetrak
http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F4722450%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-HjjbN&secret_url=false Freddie Gibbs - On One by aggressivechimp
http://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F1921238%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-3m1OP&secret_url=false Freddie Gibbs - Born To Roll by Hypetrak
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