Freddie Gibbs dropped his fifth solo album #SoulSoldSeparately on Friday. The solo album, his first since 2018, features appearances from Anderson.Pak, Kelly Price, Moneybag Yo, Offset, Pusha T, Raekwon, Rick Ross and hip-hop legend Scarface. Keep it here for all the latest.
After a long wait, Freddie Gibbs finally released his first solo studio album in four years, $oul $old $eparately, also affectionately known as $$$.
Clocking in at approximately 45 minutes, the 16-track record includes guest appearances from Kelly Price, Offset, Moneybag Yo, Rick Ross, Anderson.Pak, Rakwon, DJ Paul, Pusha T, Musical Soulchild, and Scarface, as well as production from some work, is also included. Gibbs’ frequent collaborators such as Madlib, The Alchemist, and James Blake, as well as Kaytranada, Boi-1da, DJ Dahi, Jahan Sweet, and more. $$$ is an honest, reflective, and creative art piece by the Gary, Indiana-born rapper whose title serves as a gateway to Gibbs’ psyche as one of hip-hop’s most respected figures—and indeed that is What comes with the respectable yet dangerous territory. However, he doesn’t take himself too seriously in the matter, as seen in his latest rollout with commercials for the fictional resort and casino, allowing listeners to see, hear and appreciate both sides of the rapper. Is.
“Me and Lambo, man, we really made it out. And now I can stand the pinnacle of it,” Gibbs told Hypebeast last year, shortly after his feature film acting debut at Down with the King at Cannes. “I feel like I’ve been undervalued and neglected and underestimated in the rap game. I feel like I’m just starting to get my flowers, and I’m going to get them motherfckers. If they weren’t going to give them to me, I was going to take that sht.”
Stream Freddie Gibbs’ $oul $old $eparately on Spotify and Apple Music, and watch the video for “Space Rabbit” above.
The album serves as a follow-up to Gibbs’ fourth album Freddy, which was released in 2018 through his ESGN imprint and was succeeded by a pair of collaborative records. In 2019 he shared his second full-length with Madlib and Bandana, and in 2020 he left the Grammy-nominated Alfredo with The Alchemist.