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How Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist cooked up no-compromise classic "Alfredo" | The Formula S2E3

After years working separately, Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist had all the ingredients they needed for a front-to-back classic when they finally linked up to make 2020's "Alfredo." Here, the pair breaks down the making of "Skinny Suge," the haunting confessional that finds Gibbs reliving the trauma of having one foot in the rap game and one deep in the streets of Gary.

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Rodney Carmichael | November 12, 2021

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