Fredrick Tipton (born June 14, 1982) is an American rapper better known by his stage name Freddie Gibbs. After initially being signed to Interscope Records in 2006, Gibbs recorded his debut studio album under the label, however, he was eventually dropped and the album was canceled. Gibbs later signed with Young Jeezy's CTE World label and released a number of mixtapes through the label, including 2012's highly acclaimed Baby Face Killa. After leaving CTE in 2013, Gibbs formed his own label, ESGN and released his debut studio album of the same name in June 2013. Since then, he has gone on to release four solo studio albums, as well as one collaborative album with Madlib as MadGibbs and nine mixtapes in total.