Freddie Gibbs is about as real as you can get. Mans got a set of principals he lives by (http://noisey.vice.com/blog/a-reasonable-measured-conversation-with-freddie-gibbs-in-which-he-says-fuck-fourteen-times) he’s straight up gangsta. There’s no other explanation. After killing back at the end of 2011 with the Thuggin’ EP produced by the one and only Madlib, Freddie went and dropped a heft mixtape; Baby Faced Killa. BFK. DRAMATIC. It’s pretty incredible, check it out. I’m gonna put it in a slight subcategory for 2012, my top 5 mixtapes.