Freddie Gibbs Comments on Shooting: "They Tried to Kill Tupac. They Tried to Kill Me."

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Freddie Gibbs told The NY Post that "They tried to kill Tupac. They tried to kill me. I'm still alive," after a shooting outside of the Rough Trade record store in Brooklyn, New York.

??Two people, reportedly from Gibbs' entourage, were hit in the shooting, which occurred at 1:13 a.m. Tuesday morning. Both are in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital and police have yet to identify the victims.

??Pinata, Gibbs' latest, was a collaboration with acclaimed producer Madlib. The album was released March 18, 2014 by Madlib's independent label, Madlib Invazion and debuted at #39 on the Billboard 200 chart. Pinata features guest appearances from Raekwon, Earl Sweatshirt, Ab-Soul, and Mac Miller.??

Despite the two artists getting equal credit for the release, Madlib told Rolling Stone that Pinata wasn't as collaborative as people may think, "[Gibbs] recorded the vocals on his own.

Like, I handed him all the CDs, and he picked all the beats he wanted, he recorded them at his studio, then he handed those off to me, then we finished it."??

Freddie Gibbs 2014 Tour Dates:
??11/07 - Boiler Room - Los Angeles, CA?
11/08 - Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum - Los Angeles, CA w/ Mac Miller and Rick Ross?
11/08 - Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum - Los Angeles, CA (Odd Future Carnival 2014)
?11/09 - Fun Fun Fun Fest - Austin, TX w/Madlib?

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