Freddie Gibbs continues to air out his former mentor Young Jeezy. Gibbs broke free of Jeezy’s CTE (Corporate Thugz Entertainment) camp late last year, and since then, he’s made it very clear that there is no love between he and the Atlanta rap superstar. In a recent interview with the Murder Master Music of UGS Radio, Gibbs further elaborated on how things have soured between the two parties, revealing that he felt he was being black-balled after his decision to leave.
“I had to break away from that fake-a– s–t and establish myself, and that is what I was trying to do from the get go, but it didn’t work,” Gibbs said. “It was me having to push my own line right now. I couldn’t let this whole year pass waiting on another situation.”
“It was him saying one thing and it not being it,” he also said during the interview. “I don’t have no personal problem or anything of that nature because I didn’t deal with him on a personal level. We was together a lot, but we was never really cool like that. It just came down to a person lying to you and f–kin’ wit your family and future and how your family eat. So when a person tells you that you are signed to this label and that’s not the case, then that’s a lie. Jeezy out his mouth told me that I had a deal with Epic and I was ready to go full throttle with this s–t, but that wasn’t the case. He lied. He made me look stupid. I just got tired of playin’ the fool and I’m not just one of them guys that’s happy to be around you. I got my own brand and my own fan base.”
Gibbs claims he never wanted his departure to lead to negativity, but had no choice but to blast Jeezy in the media after he felt that he was black-balled by the more established rapper.
“I’d rather do my own thing and I tried to move respectfully with breaking things off with him, but I started to get black-balled, so I just decided to let it all hang out and I don’t care if he black-ball me or anyone else in the industry black-balls me,” he says. “I will continue to put my music out and get booked for shows … He definitely ain’t approached me like a man and sorted it out, which could have easily been done. All I wanted from him was a real n—a conversation without the Hollywood s–t. That’s all and it’s over with. I don’t want people to think I’m going to base my career around dissing him. I could really care less about him, but at the time I was making this ESGN album, it was ‘F–k Jeezy Every Day’ and that’s what you got from this album. I put it out there and got it off my chest and I am pretty much done with it until somebody fires a shot at me and then I will go into the annihilation phase.”