On paper it seems like Freddie Gibbs is making 0.00 dollars off his music. He's releasing free mixtapes that are full cohesive albums on the low, he's shockingly consistent, clearly puts a lot of effort into what he does, and has a knack for linking with like-minded people (see: his collaborations with Pill). "Murda on My Mind" is probably the darkest track on the already somewhat bleak Midwestgangstaboxframecadillacmuzik, but it's also a showcase of what Gibbs does best, which is draw you into his often supremely fucked up world, no matter how depressing and upfront it might be. This is just the latest in a series of videos from the Yourstru.ly dudes—totally sparse, in stark black and white and makes us want to go home and curl up in a ball until winter is over, which Gibbs somehow makes appealing.
October 13, 2009