Freddie Gibbs talks signing with Young Jeezy, overcoming career obstacles & repping the Midwest [Video]

With an intensity and rawness reminiscent of past rap greats, Gary, Indiana’s Freddie Gibbs is one of the most exciting prospects to emerge in recent years. Recently signing to Young Jeezy’s imprint, the 2010 XXL Freshman took time away from Big K.R.I.T’s Return of 4Eva Tour to sit down with Out Da Box TV to discuss his tough upbringing and creating music out of boredom, his musical influences [which include Scarface, UGK, Kool G Rap, Jay-Z and Eminem] , overcoming obstacles in his career when dropped from Interscope and hooking up with Jeezy – watch the interview below.