August 6, 1978 in North Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA, United States
US rapper Leslie Pridgen
Leslie Edward Pridgen (born 6 August 1978), better known by his stage name Freeway, is an American rapper. Best known for his tenure on Roc-A-Fella Records and his affiliation with Jay-Z and Beanie Sigel. He is a Muslim. Like Rick Ross, his moniker is derived from the name of the infamous drug trafficker "Freeway" Ricky Ross. He was a member of the rap group Ice City, is a member of the rap group State Property and was briefly signed to Cash Money Records a year and a half. Freeway is currently with Rhymesayers Entertainment.