Fredrick Tipton, former Ball State football player, turned 38 today. Tipton lasted only one year at Ball State before flunking out, and the Gary, Ind. native would end up using the better part of the next ~20 years to become one of the best rappers in the game today.
Here’s Tipton, aka Freddie Gibbs, in a 2010 interview with Impose Magazine:
Happy birthday to the one and only. Freddie Gibbs forever.