Real recognizes real, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Lil Freaky has garnered cosigns from neighborhood OGs and hip-hop heavyweights like Young Thug and Future. The Freebandz affiliate teamed up with Future on 2017’s “DripSet” and most recently supported Future Hendrix on his Legendary Nights Tour. The North American tour, which kicked off during the summer, featured Freaky hitting the stage alongside Future, co-headliner Meek Mill, Megan Thee Stallion, Mustard and YG. Always in grind mode, the “Rich or Broke” rapper, who has had his name buzzing throughout the streets of Atlanta, delivered a new freestyle for XXL’s What I Do series.

“Creeping up your block in camouflage like a caterpillar/A hundred shots may go off in the broad in front of y’all building/A hundred shots may go off in the dark in front of y’all children,” spits the sharp-shooting rapper from ATL, who counts the likes of Nas and Big Meech as influences.

“I feel like it’s just time for me to unload my hard drive,” says Lil Freaky. He capped off his 2018 with the release of D.N.A., his 13-track mixtape featuring the Lil Durk collaboration “Givenchy” and “Flashy” with Lil Keed. That tape was followed up by Bandana 6 Two, his joint effort with friend and fellow collaborator Yung Booke.

The sequel to 2016’s Bandana 6 features the single “Cross Me,” as well as the “City on Fire” rapper in a new role. “Booke led on that first project. On this one, I’m coming through,” he shares. Lil Freaky also promises to deliver more new music in the near future. “I’m about to drop four projects back to back,” he says. “I got them lined up.”

Watch Lil Freaky bring the heat in his new freestyle for XXL's What I Do series.

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