Freddie Gibbs revealed that Fifty was the source of the inspiration at the beginning of his career.
A hip hop art blog decided to spark another meaningless debate on Twitter urging its audience to choose between 50 Cent and Freddie Gibbs. It is an admittedly random couple to compare but for once this riddle has a definitive answer. Because one of the parts of this equation came up with it.
Freddie Gibbs himself stated that Fif goes before him in the line of succession of hip hop GOATs:
Fam inspired me to start rapping. So 50 all day.
Fam inspired me to start rapping. So 50 all day. https://t.co/abPdfkOJUk
— Skinny Suge (@FreddieGibbs) June 27, 2020