Candor and comedic flair have been some of Freddie Gibbs‘ prized attributes both in and out of music. As one of the game’s most respected MCs, he’s now more serious than ever about elevating his acting career.
Words: Luke Fox
Editor’s Note: This story will appear in the Winter 2022 issue of XXL Magazine, on stands now.
Freddie Gibbs is deep in conversation when a publicist interrupts over the Zoom connection on an early November day. “Let’s skip that question,” pipes the voice. The artist has been asked if he believes he’ll ever squash his beef with collaborator-turned-rival Benny The Butcher. And although the sensitive topic is deemed a no-fly zone by his major label, Warner
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