Freeway didn’t get his name from walking up and down inner-city blocks.
And, now the Philadelphia native has opened a new, high-end rim & accessory
shop in his neighborhood to flex his entrepreneurial skills and his love of cars.
“I’m getting my corporate up, just grinding. I opened a rim shop called
Philadelphia Freeway Custom Motor Sports,” Freeway told AllHipHop.com with
an uncharacteristic grin. “I’ll take you riding. I got a couple things
Those other things include the purchase of property, but the
rapper said the funds he made from recording helped him satisfy his desire to
“Money made me get into [rims] and I like cars. You know,
Philadelphia Freeway – riding,” he said stressing his rap name.
“I got all kinds of cars, you know. I got hoopies and I got sporty rides.
I got the car off the original album cover and cleaned it up.”
While his latest venture is in its infancy, Freeway said the
money is creeping in. “It just opened, but its making revenue. Anybody
in Philly, it’s on 60th and Woodland.”
The Sunni Muslim rapper said that he was about to put his energies
into promoting and pushing his other passion, Hip-Hop.
“I been grinding to put this album together. It’s
going to be real big,” he said of Free At Last, his sophomore
The album is due on July 11 on Def Jam/ Roc-A-Fella.