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Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – ‘City’ Feat. Karriem Riggins

Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib have served us with an appetizer in the form of ‘City,’ as fans eagerly await the upcoming ‘Cocaine Piñata’ album.

Madlib’s beat is intense, with its bass loop and shuffling percussion. On the vocal side Freddie Gibbs gets a surprise assist from Madlib’s Supreme Team partner and Detroit native Karriem Riggins.Riggins, known for his work as a drummer and producer, jumps on the first verse to talk about the poverty and grittiness that define the “D” these days. (Coincidentally The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy yesterday). Riggins contrasts life in the city with his experience in other places he visits while on tour.

Gangsta Gibbs handles the second verse with his staccato flow pairing perfectly with the drum pattern. He throws yet another quick dart in the direction of Young Jeezy and his CTE imprint, saying “[I] jumped up off that phony label now I’m still bossin.”

According to Gibbs, ‘City’ is merely “a prelude” for what Madlib and him have in store on ‘Cocaine Piñata,’ which sees release later this year. This song is being released as part of Adult Swim’s Summer Singles Series. Meanwhile, earlier in July, Gibbs dropped his latest project, ‘ESGN.’

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