Photography by Travis Shinn
Gov’t Name: Fred Tipton
Age: 27
Reppin’: Gary, Indiana
Notable Releases: Mixtapes: The Miseducation of Freddie Gibbs, 2009, and Midwestgangstaboxframecadillacmuzik, 2009
Currently Working On: Mixtape: Str8 Killa, No Filla, due April 2010; Independent EP: The Devil’s Palace, with the Alchemist, due summer 2010
Label: Unsigned
Aligned With: DJ Skee
Side Hustle: None
The Next 10 Years in Hip-Hop Will Be... “Freddie Gibbs.”