In this full-length interview, Freeway discusses the energy surrounding his city as they prepare for the Super Bowl and how Lil Uzi Vert’s “Just Wanna Rock” is currently situated as Philly’s anthem.

The conversation shifted gears as Freeway talked about growing up in Philly during the late 1980s and early 1990s. He also discussed his religion and the struggle he faces as a rapper who is also a devout Muslim. From there, he explains how former West coast drug lord Freeway Ricky inspired his choice of a rap name. He also reflects on meeting Beanie Sigel for the first time before chronicling the events that led to him signing with Roc-A-Fella Records. He also talks about recording with Jay-Z for the first time.