The South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas is the perfect place for up-and-coming artists to expand their fanbase. Artists can do tons of shows in a short period of time and reach a large and diverse audience. Enter Gary, Indiana's own Freddie Gibbs—the last of a dying bred of straight-up gangsta rappers who built his buzz from the ground up, mostly through the Internet. So of course Gangsta Gibbs had to hit up SXSW to make moves and rock mics. He managed to take a few pics along the way and got on the horn with Complex to narrate his SXSW experience. Hear Freddie talk about the best tacos in Austin, getting into a fight with security at a club, and take some unexpected shots at a gangsta rapper known for "kissing boys and rocking skinny jeans."

As told to Insanul Ahmed (@Incilin). Photos by Ben "Lambo" Lambert.
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