Roc-A-Fella’s Freeway To Introduce New Group Ice City

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While Roc-A-Fella artist, Freeway, works on his sophomore album, the Philly native is preparing to introduce his new family called Ice City. The group is made up of Freeway, Face Money, Bars, Hydro and extended family member Peddi Crack. The full article at has since been removed or relocated.

Torn Between Islam & Loads Of Cash, Freeway Choses Both

Though a devout Muslim, Freeway writes about the streets where he once sold drugs and the guns he now carries to protect himself. “Islam has nothing to do with rap music,” he tells Jake Bronstein of when asked about the incongruity. “You can’t mix the two. But it’s like if a Muslim worked in a supermarket that sells pork — you’re not supposed to sell pork, but you’ve got to be able to provide for your family. That’s the struggle that I go through inside myself.”

The Roots, Freeway & Beanie Sigel On Talk TV

Rap acts on talk television this week include the Roots on the Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn on Monday, while Freeway & Beanie Sigel perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Friday.

Freeway Is A Proud Muslim


Blender magazine featured Freeway as their ‘Next Big Thing’ in their April issue. The rapper says of his earlier days growing up around guns and drugs, “I’m at a point in my life where I’m not doing everything I’m supposed to do as far as the religion goes,” referring to his Islamic faith. “I strayed, but I’m on my way back.”

Freeway On KISS 92.5 Toronto


KISS 92.5 in Toronto spoke with Freeway on their Grammy pre-show. Freeway talked about his debut album. He got a little shellshocked by Mad Dog and Billie asking if Snoop Dogg was really off the weed. Then he gave a plug to the station. The brief interview at has since been removed.

Freeway Set For Biggest Debut This Week

Freeway 'Philadelphia Freeway' album cover reports that the biggest debut on next week’s chart, meanwhile, looks like it will go to Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam rapper Freeway, whose ‘Philadelphia Freeway’ could move over 150k if stock problems can be resolved. That won’t be enough though to best Norah Jones, who looks set to have a gigantic post-Grammy boost selling as high as 700k before the week is done.

Freeway Ready To Represent The Roc


With the success of such Roc-a-Fella artists as Beanie Sigel, DJ Clue, Cam’ron, and Jay-Z, Freeway believes he is now in a position to follow in their footsteps. “It’s been crazy,” he tells “It’s what I’ve always wanted-a chance to get a position and do my thing. I’ve learned a lot. I’ve seen a lot, and I’ve been a lot of places.”