site logo

Fredo Santana Biography

Last updated: 08/16/2013 10:15:29 AM

Derrick Coleman better known by his stage name Fredo Santana, is an American rapper from Chicago, Illinois. He is rapper Chief Keef's older cousin and is generally known amongst fans for his Trap music as well as his facial tattoos including the cross on his forehead. He is also known as co-CEO of Chief Keef's record label Glory Boys Entertainment.

Fredo's popularity increased when he was referred to by fellow GBE rapper Lil Reese several times on song lyrics as, "Fredo In the Cut (That's a Scary Sight)," in Chief Keef's single "I Don't Like". It was the release of Fredo’s first mixtape, It’s A Scary Site in September of 2012 that gave people a glimpse into the streets of Chicago regime. With songs such s "My Lil Niggas" featuring Chief Keef and Lil Reese and “Gang Bang”. He would go on to release music videos for almost every song from the mixtape. Fredo's second mixtape, Fredo Kruger, was released on February 28, 2013 and featured production by 808 Mafia, Young Chop and Mike WiLL Made It, as well as guest appearances from Juelz Santana, Soulja Boy, Young Scooter, Fat Trel, Alley Boy, Lil Durk and Lil Reese among others.