Fred The Godson first appeared on the national radar after being named a XXL Freshman alongside Kendrick Lamar, Meek Mill, & Mac Miller in 2011. The South Bronx native is a respected emcee and has collaborated with some of the biggest names in hip-hop, including Diddy, Mary J. Blige, Pusha-T, Raekwon, Kevin Gates, French Montana, Jadakiss, & more. His mixtapes have had millions of impressions on DatPiff and as a staple on the New York hip-hop scene, Fred The Godson frequently appears on radio shows on Hot 97 with Funkmaster Flex and DJ Enuff, The Breakfast Club on Power 105, & Sway In The Morning on Sirius Radio.
Since his freshman class, Fred has been not only working with top names in hip-hop but also honing his craft and building friendships & relationships throughout the industry. After several years, Fred The Godson is putting the final touches on what will be his long-awaited debut studio album. The album is slated for a 2017 release and features hip-hop heavyweights Rick Ross, Fat Joe, & many more. Ahead of his long-awaited full-length record, Fred The Godson is dropping a fresh mixtape on August 18th entitled ‘Gordo’ that will showcase his growth. Today, he shares his new track “G5” featuring Harlem-born rapper Dave East. According to Fred the Godson “straight gutter, New York City hip-hop” inspired the song and the tracks savage beat called for collaboration from a fellow NYC hustler like Dave East.