Freddie Gibbs is the stage name used by Fredrick Jamel Tipton, an American rapper who kicked off his career in 2004. He was born in Gary, Indiana, on June 14, 1982.
The 39-year-old musician got a record deal with Interscope Records back in 2006 but was dropped shortly after. Getting dropped by Interscope led Freddie to sign on with CTE World, the label of fellow rapper Young Jeezy. Freddie released several mixtapes with CTE before leaving the label in 2013. Since then, he’s collaborated with several other notable rappers, including Baby Face Killa, Schoolboy Q, Madlib, Hit-Boy, Jay Rock, Juicy J, and many more.
Gibbs lists Scarface, Tupac Shakur, and many more as his influences. Here’s a brief overview of Freddie Gibbs’ discography.