Somewhere around 2009, Freddie Gibbs unsheathed every blade on his rap Swiss army knife and fully realized his potential as the greatest artist out of Gary, Indiana since Michael Jackson. Gibbs' explosive, self-conscious, unapologetic street tales have captivated the imaginations of hip hop fans across the globe ever since.

While we impatiently wait for Bandana, let us explore Gibbs’ mixtapes released from 2009-2012. Our journey begins with The Miseducation of Freddie Gibbs