Freddie Gibbs Wants Jeezy To Be Square With Him

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Freddie Gibbs and Jeezy have not been on good terms since they’ve gone their separate ways. In late 2012, Gibbs left CTE and told various media outlets the split was because of business reasons. Nearly two years later, Gangsta Gibbs has been relentless in his disdain for Jeezy, taking every opportunity to let the rap world know where they stand. Just when things have cooled down a bit, Gibbs took to Twitter last December and threw a few more jabs at Da Snowman. Although he didn’t confirm or deny if a diss track was coming out, Gibbs does promise one more shot in the barrel before he’s officially done with his rival.

But there’s still a side of Gibbs that wants to end the hostility. While XXL has watched their beef unfold, Gibbs won’t stop until the Atlanta trapstar offers up an apology. During our phone conversation last week—which also revealed that he’s working on a new album—Gibbs dropped game on his life after CTE, why he’s still going at Jeezy’s neck, and how his uncensored behavior is similar to the late Pimp C. Lay it down. Eric Diep

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On Life After CTE:
Freddie Gibbs: ”I definitely evolved out of it. It was just growing pains, grown mistakes. It’s easy to get caught up in the hype of something in the music industry. When you go to the team in the NBA, you think that team is going to win the championship, but they don’t. I’m pretty sure when Mike Vick went to the Eagles, he probably thought he’d be in the Super Bowl right now. He didn’t think Nick Foles would be starting and he’d be on the bench, on the way out.

“Everything don’t work out the way you plan. It is what it is. You live and you learn. I learned a lot from that situation. Right now, I am in a real positive place with my music. I’m getting bread. I’m cool, man. I am living a good life off of rap. I can’t really complain. I don’t gotta do the same things that I used to to feed myself. When I made ‘National Anthem,’ my nigga, I was still selling crack and drugs and shit. When I was on that XXL cover, you best believe I was still in the dope game. You know what I’m saying? Like, heavy. I didn’t have no label. I didn’t even know why the fuck y’all wanted me there. I was like, ‘Okay, cool.’ I was going with the flow. I was doing whatever I had to do to survive even then. I was still…a nigga still robbing and all kind of shit. Back then, I was still in the trenches and didn’t get all the way out until recently. I got a company now, I’m established. I don’t have to do the same things that I had to do to make money.”

Read on for more about Gibbs’ beef with Jeezy and why he feels like Pimp C

  • 2HONEST2BHERE

    Man grow the fuck up!!!Im tired of these cry baby ass rappers!!make good music or shut the fuck up.DON’T EVER COMPARE YO SELF TO PIMP!!!!CHUUUCH

  • unknown

    Rip Chad , and Gangsta Gibbs a real nikka he just speaking his mind.Gibbs just saying he feel the same way as pimp quoted about these fake nikkas in the rap industry. Jeezy make good music no lie but all in all Gibbs just really saying he tired of studio gangstas just like Easy E said about Dre and Dre make good music to but that’s what it iz. Who would wanna fuck wit a nikka saying he 50 1 50 and come to find out he ain’t bout that life rapping bout shit they don’t really do that’s fraud nahwmeen 2shay to all brothazs and sistazs

  • KOOKIE BERRY

    I honestly thought that the Freddie Gibbs and Jeezy connection would’ve worked out waaaay better than it did… i jus don’t think jeezy is a good business man when it comes to managing others and doing what’s needed to help an artist blow and grow into self sustaining acts… as far as the beef… shiid i’m down with both them dudes and i know jeezy ain’t gon say nothin’ back no way bekuz he knows it wouldn’t b good business for him especially with all the shit he’s been going thru lately