Fred The Godson “Contraband” Mixtape Download & Stream
Fred The Godson teams up with Dipset production team The Heatmakerz for his Highly Anticipated Mixtape “Contraband”. Guest Appearances by Tyler Woods, Friday October, Emilio Rojas, Papers and more.
Bronx MC Fred The Godson is back with his new project Contraband, which serves as the follow up to his 2012 release Gordo Frederico. For this one, he teams up with The Heatmakerz, who provide the production on every track. The tape comes with 17 tracks and has features from Emilio Rojas, Friday October, Tyler Woods, RaVaughn and more.
Spitting over production from the Heatmakerz, the Bronx, N.Y., native shows why he shouldn’t be slept on and that he is indeed a problem in the rap world. The mixtape is a 17-track effort with his own versions of Kendrick Lamar‘s “Poetic Justice“, as well as an update on Keith Murray‘s 1990s hit, “Most Beautifullest Thing“. Storytelling, punchlines galore and an unshakeable flow, Fred the Godson puts together a solid tape with Contraband. This is one effort you have to listen to fully in order to digest Fred’s thoughts and catch his bars.
Hip Hop is alive and well. For those of you who are skeptical meet South Bronx native, Fred the Godson. Known for his cunning rhymes and smooth flow Fred has New York City Hip Hop enthusiasts believing again. Hailed as “The Next Great One”, he is impervious in his restoration of the genre where it emerged decades ago. Born Fredrick Thomas into a household rich in music, R&B and Rap won his alliance at an early age. His father, who worked as security at the Tunnel, one of New York City’s most prominent Hip Hop clubs, frequently brought the hottest records home before they hit the air-waves, a cherished treasure among a household of seven children. Fred had fallen in love at the age of eight and would, despite being diagnosed with asthma, begin his ascent to achieving his dream of becoming a rapper.
Already known throughout Monroe High School for his quick wit, Fred began free-styling in the late 90’s turning his tongue into a lyrical gem. His delivery, seemingly effortless, and considering his severe asthma condition it was everything but. Years of maturation, over-coming personal hardships and tragedies so common to those who inhibit the ruthless streets of the South Bronx, Fred emerged as an exceptional lyricist. His astute talent for creating metaphors that register to listener’s hours later, is perhaps his most distinctive gift; a gift that won him “Best Male Rapper” at the 2007 Underground Music Awards and editorial in industry magazines such as Juice and XXL.
Attaining a devoted fan base with hugely successful mixtapes They Call Me Flow and American Gangster, and his most recent single “Get ‘em Fred”, currently flooding radio, Fred’s putting Hip Hop on notice, “The Bronx is back!” He’s gained the respect of music industries’ toughest critics and greatest tastemakers, New York’s DJs. DJ Enuff, Suss One, Self and Envy are just a few that are coining Fred the Godson as “Hip Hop’s Messiah”.Still working with long time contributors TBM/Blockwork but under new management, Fred has returned to the studio. Now guided by famed music execs Shawn Prez (BadBoy Entertainment) and Jer-z (Interscope Records/TakeOver Entertainment), Fred the Godson forges ahead working on his first mainstream debut with his lead street single “Get ‘em Fred” already gaining momentum and “Flawless Victory” set to drop.
In an industry flooded with artists claiming to bring rap back to its “Golden Era“, Fred stands alone, capable with a myriad of talent and rhyming versatility. Receiving the name “Hip Hop’s Messiah,” Fred has gained the respect of music industries toughest critics. With a huge mass of fan base and successful mix tapes, Fred having such versatility and talent, he assures that “the Bronx is back!” and it looks like it is here to stay.
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