Kevin Gates

Kevin Gates

 

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Kevin Jerome Gilyard (born February 5, 1986),[1][2] better known by his stage name Kevin Gates, is an American rapper, singer, and entrepreneur.[3][4][5] He is currently signed to Dead Game Records and Atlantic Records / Artist Partners along with his own record label, Bread Winners' Association.[5][6] His debut studio album, Islah, released in January 2016 and peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart.[7] Prior to Islah, Gates also released numerous mixtapes including Stranger Than Fiction, By Any Means, and Luca Brasi 2, all of which peaked in the top 40 on the Billboard 200 chart.[5]

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Highlights10

Beautiful Scars
Song
Beautiful Scars is a song by musical artist Kevin Gates, released on September 14, 2017.
Had To
Song
Had To is a song by musical artist Kevin Gates, released on September 7, 2017.
Think I Like Her
Song
Think I Like Her is a song by musical artist Kevin Gates, released on July 30, 2017.
No Love
Song
No Love is a song by musical artist Kevin Gates, released on July 20, 2017.

Photos - Kevin Gates32

People Photographed with Kevin Gates4

Popular Albums11

Album Appearances & References143

Popular Songs33

Song Appearances & References11

Music-Related Relationships5

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Collaborators & Influencers39

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Famous Relatives1

Videos258

Spotify - Albums & Singles62

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Concerts6

News Articles20

Kevin Gates, Bon Jovi, Imagine Dragons, more: Hum along to LSU baseball players' newly unveiled walk-up songs
  –  February 15, 2018
Whatever your taste in music, there's a good chance the LSU baseball team has you covered. The team released players' walk-up songs for the 2018 season, and there's plenty of variety. Big names include Imagine Dragons, Kevin Gates, Stevie Wonder ...
Atlanta Rapper Lil Baby Affirms That Kevin Gates Listened To New Music In Prison
  –  January 11, 2018
Kevin Gates was released from prison yesterday, which stirred anticipation for new music from the Baton Rouge rhymer. It sounds like he may have hit the ground running, as he and his team posted artwork that read “I Am Him” to their social channels.
WATCH: Kevin Gates Kicks Woman at 2015 Concert
  –  January 10, 2018
A post shared by Kevin Gates (@iamkevingates) on Jan 10 ... and many already wondering when he is going to drop new music. “Welcome home,” several users wrote. “The GOAT is back,” wrote another. “Welcome home, now please drop some fire ...
Gucci Mane, Kevin Gates and Shaquille O'Neal Co-sign Bezz Believe as the Hottest White Rapper Out
  –  December 12, 2017
Bezz has already worked on two videos with Kevin Gates, the much loved American rap guru whose mixtapes and albums often grace the top positions of Billboard 200 chart. The Florida rapper has collaborated with Kevin on not one but two music videos ...
Rapper Kevin Gates Has Been Released From Prison
  –  January 10, 2018
Kevin Jerome Gilyard, better known by his stage name ... Fans began to speculate that "I'M HIM" could mean that Gates has new music on the way or that he will be running his social media networks again.
Stream Money Man’s ‘6 Hours’ Mixtape
  –  February 21, 2018
He continued, "I get compared to Future, Rich Homie Quan, Kevin Gates. The reason I get compared is simple. It's because sometimes the consumer's ear just listens to the melody and the harmonization instead of the words. So if you started rapping and ...
DeMar DeRozan’s tweet stirs social media support
  –  February 20, 2018
DeRozan was citing a lyric in a song called Tomorrow by an artist named Kevin Gates. The innocuous use of a line from a song, as opposed to a definitive statement about a man’s mood, only became recognizable to some when another observer more familiar ...
Slide Through Baton Rouge’s Sherwood Forest With Sherwood Marty And Lil Baby In “Day In My Hood” (Video)
  –  February 15, 2018
Baton Rouge’s hip hip scene is vibrant right now, thanks to Kevin Gates and Boosie Badazz having solid foundations and successful careers, and NBA Youngboy shedding a new spotlight on the city. Now Sherwood Forest native Sherwood Marty is ready to add ...
Kevin Gates, Bon Jovi, Imagine Dragons, more: Hum along to LSU baseball players' newly unveiled walk-up songs
  –  February 15, 2018
Do you like rap? Or old school rock 'n' roll? Whatever your taste in music, there's a good chance the LSU baseball team has you covered. The team released players' walk-up songs for the 2018 season, and there's plenty of variety. Big names include Imagine ...
Jhene Aiko Says There Was Overlap Between Big Sean & Her Ex Boyfriend + She Doesn’t Really Want Men To Eat Her Groceries
  –  February 12, 2018
It’s a song. It was like a joke to me. Groceries rhymes with ‘posed to be. And at the time, Kevin Gates it was like a viral thing where he was like, ‘You ‘posed to eat the booty.’ That’s not true. It happened once to me, a long time ago.
Actually, Jhene Aiko Says She Doesn't Like To Get The Booty Ate Like Groceries
  –  February 12, 2018
“It it rhymed with ‘Post To Be,” she explained. “At the time Kevin Gates… It was a viral thing where he said, ‘yo post to eat the booty.’ So I was like, oh we should say something about eating the booty because the song is called ‘Post To Be.
J. Cole, Migos & Cardi B Headline 2018 JMBLYA Festival
  –  February 11, 2018
Joining them is a collective of rising young rappers, and appearance from a trio of local legends. The newly freed from prison Kevin Gates, Playboy Carti, Trippie Redd, Ski Mask The Slump God, and Dreamville’s Cozzy will also show up on the JMBLYA festival.
J. Cole, Cardi B to Headline This Year's JMBLYA Fest
  –  February 9, 2018
The festival touches down in Dallas before hitting up Austin and Houston. The heavy-hitting lineup features big names like J. Cole, Cardi B, Kevin Gates and Migos to name a few.
J. Cole Headlines JMBLYA
  –  February 9, 2018
The lineup also features Playboi Carti, Trippie Redd, Ski Mask The Slump God and Kevin Gates, whose performance will mark his first announced set since he was released from prison. The sixth edition of the Texas festival, produced by Austin-based ScoreMore ...
Kevin Gates Announces First Shows Since Prison Release
  –  February 7, 2018
Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates has announced his first tour dates since his release from prison last month. His upcoming shows include sets at JMBLYA in Dallas, Austin, and Houston this May, as well as a July 8 performance as part of the Common Ground ...
WATCH: Kevin Gates Kicks Woman at 2015 Concert
  –  January 10, 2018
The video above shows rapper Kevin Gates kicking a woman in the crowd at one of his concerts in Lakeland, Florida. The incident occurred back in August 2015, and Gates was promptly taken into custody. On October 26, 2016, Gates was found guilty of battery ...
Kevin Gates Released From Prison
  –  January 10, 2018
Kevin Gates is a free man. The Baton Rouge rapper was released from prison on Wednesday (Jan. 10) after serving nine months of a 30-month sentence for a weapons-related warrant. As part of his new parole provisions, Gates will be under mandatory ...
Rapper Kevin Gates walks free from prison
  –  January 10, 2018
Rapper Kevin Gates is a free man again after serving nine months in an Illinois state prison for felony gun possession. The hip-hop star, real name Kevin Gilyard, scored an early release on Wednesday (10Jan18) after initially being ordered to serve 30 ...
Kevin Gates Is Out Of Prison
  –  January 10, 2018
After a nine-month stint at East Moline Correctional Facility in Illinois, Kevin Gates has been released on parole. TMZ reports that the New Orleans rapper was released on Wednesday (January 10), as scheduled, with no issues. Following his release, an ...
Gucci Mane, Kevin Gates and Shaquille O'Neal Co-sign Bezz Believe as the Hottest White Rapper Out
  –  December 12, 2017
(MENAFN Editorial) 28-year-old Florida rapper Bezz Believe is creating a sensation in the hip hop world by being one of the few white rapper to collaborate with industry greats like Kevin Gates and Gucci Mane. Longwood, FL, December 12, 2017: Young Florida ...

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