Freddie Gibbs has dropped “Ice Cream,” his first new music in 2022, the song arrives ahead of his upcoming Coachella performance with Madlib,. The track features Rick Ross and the one and only Kenny Beats.
“Ice Cream” reimagines Raekwon’s iconic song of the same name from 1995’s Only Built 4 Cuban Linx…. Kenny Beats flips fragments of the sample RZA used and delivers ominous, speaker-blowing trap—the perfect vehicle for Gibbs to serve lines in his unparalleled, rapid-fire flow: “Dope feen got a pipe dream / Serve my neighbors 34 flavors / I got ice cream.” Meanwhile, Rick Ross reminds listeners that he stacks money, has a closet full of unworn designer sneakers, and doesn’t hold court with snitches. In the captivating video, Gibbs speeds in an ice cream truck while surrounded by beautiful, twerking women. He then links with Ross over an icy tundra and raps as snow falls.
Gibbs signed to Warner Records shortly after his collaborative project with Alchemist, Alfredo, which landed a 2021 GRAMMY® nomination for Best Rap Album. This year, Gibbs made the jump to the silver screen, starring in the award-winning forthcoming feature film Down with the King, and appearing on TV shows like 50 Cent’s Power Book IV: Force and Peacock’s Bust Down. His work on Bust Down is receiving rave reviews. Vulture recently proclaimed, “Freddie Gibbs has always been funny. As a rapper, his lyrics frequently feature the unexpected word choices, clever turns of phrase, and precise observations of a seasoned comic.” With more film and tv roles on the horizon and his Warner Records debut album on deck, Freddie Gibbs is ready to roll the dice!