Freddie Gibbs on Upcoming DJ Drama Mixtape: “Best Gangsta Grillz since Trap or Die“
“It’s gonna be [my] first Gangsta Grillz,” Gibbs recently told Bootleg Kev about the release, which will be called Baby Face Killa and hosted by DJ Drama. “It’s gonna be the best Gangsta Grillz since [Young Jeezy’s] Trap or Die.”
With the release date tentatively scheduled for Memorial Day weekend, Gangsta Gibbs confirmed that he has finished roughly 75% of the songs for the tape. He confirmed that his Young Jeezy collaboration, “Mobbin,” will be on there, and that the two just shot a video for the record. “Ride Part 1,” produced by Cardo, will also be included, while “Ride Part 2,” produced by T-Minus, may end up on this mixtape or a separate future project.
“Me and Jeezy really went in on this one,” the former XXL Freshman continued, adding that they recorded “three or four” songs for Baby Face Killa. “We was around each other a lot during the time I was making the mixtape. We still gonna do a project together. I got him on some stuff on this Gangsta Grillz that people have never heard him on.”
The Gary, Indiana native also revealed a few other collaborations that he has in the stash, though it was unclear whether or not they’d end up on the Drama-hosted offering: he teamed with DJ Quik, Warren G, and Young Jeezy for “Stay Strapped Part 2,” and had Warren G produce “Do It,” a collaboration between Gibbs, Jeezy and YG.
“There’s been a lot of fakery going on as of late, and a lot of people have been buying into it, but we just want to let the world know that we keeping it one thousand and we still going,” Gibbs concluded, before saying that he may be signing a deal before long. “I’m probably gonna make a decision soon. You gonna know when I drop the mixtape. This is gonna be like the album before the album. Gangsta Grillz ain’t really a regular mixtape.” —Adam Fleischer (@AdamXXL)