Amongst Philly’s seemingly boundless musical treasures, Freeway has maintained particularly high-levels of reverence in his hometown. Not merely for putting his city on his back, but for whole-heartedly embodying a real-life mic-wielding superhero in the flesh. We could tally off the rest of this page with examples, but let’s keep to the point here: Freeway is the latest MC to detail his super-powered alter-ego on a new installment of Mass Appeal’s Super….
Where some have taken the time to divulge the lavish tricks and garbs they’d adorn themselves with had they taken on a cape-crusading other life, The Philly Freezer uses a hallmark trait as his source of power. Introducing us to “The Bearded Wonder,” Freeway tells the tale of a man who harness the power of his ever-expanding beard (which renders him bullet-proof and hulking) to fight crime and look after his city, keeping a watchful eye out while perched atop Philadelphia’s Liberty Place (one or two.) Watch as Freeway reveals his super-powered self in the clip below and jump back to read his truly heroic account of battling kidney failure while working on his new album, Free Will.