Freddie Gibbs announces UK and Ireland shows for spring 2022

Gangsta Gibbs is on his way back to Europe

Freddie Gibbs has announced a trio of UK and Ireland shows set to take place in spring 2022.

The Indiana rapper – whose most recent album ‘Alfredo’ with The Alchemist was nominated for a Grammy this year – will perform at Manchester Academy 2, London’s Roundhouse, and Dublin’s Vicar Street early next year.

The shows will be preceded by a short run in Europe, with dates scheduled in Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels and Paris. Special guests on the run include Lord Apex, and Binker and Moses.

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Tickets go on sale on November 12 at 12pm for Manchester and London, and 11am for Dublin. You can get them here.

See the full list of dates below:

Freddie Gibbs UK and European tour dates:

MARCH 2022

24 – Metropol, Berlin, Germany
26 – Melkweg Main, Amsterdam, Netherlands
27 – Ancienne Belgique, Brussels, Belgium
29 – Elysée Montmartre, Paris, France
31 – Academy 2, Manchester, UK

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APRIL 2022

01 – Roundhouse, London, UK
04 – Vicar Street, Dublin, Ireland

Gibbs’ forthcoming fifth solo studio album, ‘Soul Sold Separately’, is on its way but is yet to receive a release date.

In September Gibbs appeared to take a shot at Kendrick Lamar on a freestyle called ‘Vice Lord Poetry’.

Rapping over the beat for Drake‘s ‘Champagne Poetry’, Gibbs spits: “The earth ain’t big enough for both of us, you gotta get done/ They say they smokin’ top fives, but you ain’t burnt up the one.

He adds: “Fuck n***as talking ’bout?/ Like every time I hit the booth I don’t leave that bitch with a body count.

The bars seem to address some lines that Lamar said on his cousin Baby Keem’s recent single, ‘Family Ties’, which arrived August.

Lamar rapped: “The Elohim, the rebirth/ Before you get to the Father, you gotta holla at me first, bitch/ Smokin’ on top fives/ Muthafuck that album, fuck that single/ Burn that hard drive (Burn that shit).

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