Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Deeper EP + Australian Tour

Following Thuggin and Shame this is the final 12-inch vinyl EP before Freddie Gibbs & Madlib release their collaborative album, Piñata. On the Deeper EP, Gibbs showcases the yin and yang of heartbreak and anger on the title track, in a lovelorn narrative that meshes perfectly with the weepy strings and insistent rhythm of Madlib’s beat. The B-Side, Harolds – exclusive to this EP – gives Gibbs a chance to ride some low down Beat Konducta-fueled funk in a nostalgic ode to the Chicago chicken-shack that served as the backdrop to many of his seminal life experiences. Piñata is scheduled for … Continue reading Freddie Gibbs & Madlib Deeper EP + Australian Tour

Freddie Gibbs – ESGN

One of the most proficient gangster rappers in today’s game, Freddie Gibbs’ upcoming album ESGN leaked a few days ago after someone hacked into the computers of the project’s distributor, Empire, while they were migrating servers to a securer network. ESGN was originally slated for a July 9th release. To combat the leak, Freddie Gibbs has released the album early, both as a streaming preview and an iTunes download. The new LP ESGN (Evil Seeds Grow Naturally) features a whole host of new material, with guests including Jay Rock, G-Wiz and Daz Dilinger. ESGN marks Gibbs’ first official solo album release since 2011′s … Continue reading Freddie Gibbs – ESGN