FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB – BANDANA

Five years ago Atlanta rapper Freddie Gibbs and Oxnard producer Madlib released ‘Piñata‘ and it was low key the album of 2014.  Only a handful of people would attest to it, but it was.  The duo oft hinted that a follow-up was on the cards, but there appeared to be no rush.  Gibbs in particular…

FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB – CRIME PAYS

Ahead of their hotly anticipated, second collaborative album ‘Bandana’ [June 28], Freddie Gibbs & Madlibe release ‘Crime Pays.’  The track comes along with a Nick Walker-directed visual inspired by 1970s Blaxploitation Westerns, which sees Freddie Gibbs running things on a remote zebra farm.  Yes, you read that correctly; Gangsta Gibbs switches bricks for livestock, and…

INJURY RESERVE – INJURY RESERVE

Phoenix, Arizona trio unleash their self-titled debut album; a boisterous 13 track collection featuring the lines of Aminé, JPEGMAFIA, Rico Nasty, Cakes da Killa, Freddie Gibbs and DRAM, as well as the singles ‘Jailbreak The Tesla‘ and ‘Koruna & Lime‘. As hip-hop outsiders with no homegrown scene, Injury Reserve started out playing at local house…

FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB – BANDANA

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib have shared the title track from their upcoming collaborative album ‘Bandana’, featuring Dancehall star Assassin [Kanye West’s ‘I’m In It‘, Kendrick Lamar’s ‘The Blacker The Berry‘, Mont Jake’s ‘Pearly Cloud‘].  The track comes just two weeks after Gangsta Gibbs and Madlib made their return with the perfectly brewed, ‘Flat Tummy Tea‘,…

FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB – FLAT TUMMY TEA

Released in 2014, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib’s ‘Pinata‘ was an instant cult classic, and rumours that the pair would be releasing a follow-up have been rife ever since.  New track ‘Flat Tummy Tea’ is the first to come from the duo’s forthcoming album ‘Bandana’, which will be released as a partnership between Keep Cool/Columbia &…

DJ MUGGS & MF DOOM – DEATH WISH FT. FREDDIE GIBBS

You may not know that you’re familiar with the work of DJ Muggs, but given that the producer masterminded the work of Cypress Hill, you almost certainly will be. ‘Death Wish’ is the first taste of Chapter One of a new project for Muggs, entitled ‘Assassination Day’. To be released on his own label Soul…

FREDDIE GIBBS – ANDREA

Freddie Gibbs releases a new set of visuals for ‘You Only Live 2wice’ track ‘Andrea’.  Gibbs wrote the majority of the album whilst wrongfully incarcerated on a sexual assault charge from which he’d later be exonerated.  The new, Eric Nelson-directed video serves as a flashback to that time.  Stream below via Youtube.