In May 2018, Fredo Bang walked out jail a free man. The 23-year-old rapper had just served over two years in jail after he was arrested in 2016 in connection to a shooting that took place in his hometown Baton Rouge, Lousiana. Ultimately, Fredo Bang took a plea deal after being charged with  that reportedly could have seen the rapper in prison for upwards 40 years.

It’s been nearly two years since Fredo Bang walked out jail, but the effects are long-lasting. In an interview with Vlad TV, the rapper talked about what it’s been like adjusting, especially in crowds. “‘Cause I don’t know what your intentions are,” Fredo Bang said. “For the last two-and-a-half years,  where] each person up there got all type ties, knives. You really gotta look, like watch everything the whole time. So it’s like, how can I enjoy being in a club with a bunch people? I don’t know what they got on them. It just brings you back into the mindstate.”

The rapper added that he’s been doing his best to go out and be social, but he’s still struggling. “But it’s like, if I ain’t making money, there’s no point,” Fredo added. ” with fans]. They be telling me not to do it, but I try. It’s uncomfortable… Sometimes if you ever notice, if you give me too much a weird vibe, Imma have my foot already set on you. Just to punch.”

“I basically just came out like, war. Twenty-four-seven war. Sleep with an eye open.” Check out Fredo Bang on Vlad TV below.