Baton Rouge rapper Fredo Bang releases video for “Dangerous,” the latest track from his new mixtape, In The Name Of Gee. Released September 25th via Def Jam Recordings, the mixtape debuted at #93 on the Billboard 200 albums chart, Fredo’s biggest first week to date.
The 15-track mixtape, named for his friend Gee who passed away, includes Fredo’s string of eight recent single + video releases: “Receipts,”“Top,”“Monsters,”“Clock Out,”“Second Line,”“No Security” featuring Kevin Gates (named Fastest Growing YouTube video through its first four days, out of all Fredo videos released over the previous six months, peaked at #2 Trending, highest ever for a Fredo video), “How It Go” (released two weeks ago, and #1 most streamed track of the week), and now “Dangerous.” In The Name Of Gee, Fredo’s fifth mixtape in less than two years, builds on the success of Most Hated (April 2020), his most successful release to date with over 79 million global streams. Included on Most Hated were “Get Even” featuring Lil Baby, “Trust Issues,”“Saucy,”“Waitin 4,”“Vest Up,” and “Yo Slime.”Most Hated was executive produced by Moneybagg Yo, who appeared on the tracks along with Lil Baby, YNW Melly, Tee Grizzley, and Ceefineass. Rolling Stone magazine named Fredo #1 on its ‘Breakthrough 25’: The Fastest Rising Artist Of The Month’ list for April 2020.
Fredo Bang made his mixtape debut in 2018, with 2 Face Bang (containing “Oouuh”). Fredo’s brand was established in 2019, on Big Ape, his eponymous 20-song mixtape (with “Story To Tell” (Remix) and “Gangsta Talk” featuring NLE Choppa). Shortly after entering a partnership with Def Jam in the fall, Fredo issued the 16-song Pain Made Me Numb, containing the singles “Cap A Lot” and “Slidin.”
Prior to the Covid-19 hiatus, Fredo was looking forward to hitting the road as the highest-billed supporting act on Moneybagg’s 26-city cross-country “Time Served Tour,” with dates running from March through May. Details of the rescheduled tour will be announced soon.