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Freeway (Rapper) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Freeway Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 90 kg
Date of Birth August 6, 1978
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Freeway is an American rapper who is best known as a member of the rap group State Property, whose other members have been Beanie Sigel, Peedi Crakk, Young Chris, Neef Buck, Omillio Sparks, and Oschino Vasquez. State Property has released albums, tracks, and mixtapes like The Lost Files, State Property OSTThe Chain Gang Vol. 2Gang’s All Here, The Return Of State PropertyOut on Bail, Roc the Mic, The Chain Gang Vol.3, and Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop. Freeway has also worked as a solo artist and his discography consists of albums, mixtapes, extended plays, and songs such as Philadelphia FreewayPhiladelphia Freeway 2Free WillThink FreeFree at LastDiamond in the RuffBlack Santa, Line ‘Em Up (ft. Young Chris), Roc-A-Fella Billionaires (ft. Jay-Z), Beautiful MusicJungle, What We Do (ft. Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel), Alright (ft. Allen Anthony), Finally FreeEscalators, Flipside (ft. Peedi Crakk), and Lights Get Low (ft. Rick Ross and Dre).

Born Name

Leslie Edward Pridgen

Nick Name

Freeway

Freeway as seen while performing in Wilmington, Delaware in July 2008
Freeway as seen while performing in Wilmington, Delaware in July 2008 (Saquan Stimpson / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Residence

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Nationality

American

 

Occupation

Rapper

Genre

Hip hop

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

Roc-A-Fella Records, Roc Nation, Rhymesayers, Ca$h Money, Real Talk, Babygrande Records

Build

Average

Freeway as seen while taking a selfie in December 2021
Freeway as seen while taking a selfie in December 2021 (Freeway / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm

Weight

90 kg or 198.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Note – Freeway had a son named Jihad Pridgen who passed away in 2020 and the following year, he lost his daughter Harmony.

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Sports a beard

Religion

Islam

Freeway in early 2017
Freeway in early 2017 (Troubled mindz / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Freeway Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  2. He adopted his stage name “Freeway” from the name of the infamous drug trafficker “Freeway” Rick Ross after he realized that no one wanted to listen to a rapper named “Leslie”.
  3. On February 25, 2003, Freeway released his debut studio album titled Philadelphia Freeway through Roc-A-Fella Records and Def Jam Recordings. It included songs like Hear the Song, We Get Around (ft. Snoop Dogg), What We Do… (ft. Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel), Free, Don’t Cross the Line (ft. Faith Evans), You Don’t Know (In the Ghetto) (ft. Omillio Sparks), Victim of the Ghetto (ft. Rell), and All My Life (ft. Nate Dogg).
  4. His album Philadelphia Freeway peaked at #3 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #5 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
  5. Freeway released his 2nd studio album Free at Last on November 20, 2007, and the German hip hop magazine Juice called it “The Album of the Month”. It included songs like This Can’t Be Real (ft. Marsha Ambrosius), Baby Don’t Do It (ft. Scarface), Take It To The Top (ft. 50 Cent), Reppin’ The StreetsStill Got LoveI Cry, and When They Remember. The album peaked at #5 on the US Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums (Billboard) chart and at #42 on the US Billboard 200 chart.

Featured Image by Saquan Stimpson / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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