Freddie Gibbs gave us an early listen of his new album, ESGN, in a form of free stream. Before it officially hits retailers on July 9, Gibbs releases a very real video for “Lay It Down.” Director Will Gates takes us through Gibbs’ hometown of Gary, IN. It’s gritty and tough all at the same time. Watch it above.

Previously: Freddie Gibbs Wants To Replace Michael Jackson As Torchbearer For Gary, IN