Kevin Gates

Kevin Gates



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 Bread Winners' Association with a partnership with Atlantic Records.[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]



Intro Edition
Intro Edition is a song by musical artist Kevin Gates, released on July 20, 2018.
How We Livin'
How We Livin' is a song by musical artist Kevin Gates, released on June 21, 2018.
Chained To The City
Chained To The City is an album by musical artist Kevin Gates, released on May 16, 2018.
Chained To The City
Chained To The City is a song by musical artist Kevin Gates, released on May 14, 2018.

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Popular Songs37

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Music-Related Relationships5

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships1

Collaborators & Influencers39

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Spotify - Albums & Singles63


Spotify - Appears On164


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles10

Kevin Gates’ ‘Luca Brasi 3’ Mixtape Is Coming Soon
  –  July 19, 2018
Along with slowly getting back to dropping new music, Gates has been in no rush to get back on ... you can become so overwhelmed with what's going on." Check out Kevin Gates' Instagram posts below.
Kevin Gates Says The Wait’s Over W/ New Music Announcement: “I’m Really Scared But I Got So Much”
  –  July 19, 2018
Louisiana rapper Kevin Gates is finally ready to let the world hear what he’s been cooking up these past few months. The hip-hop artist has announced plans to drop his Luca Brasi 3 mixtape. KG went to Instagram this week to break the big news and promise ...
Kevin Gates Admits Being Nervous About Performing Live Since Release From Prison
  –  July 19, 2018
Since his release from prison in January, Kevin Gates has taken it slow getting back to live performances ... the rhymer has made sure to deliver new music to his fans. In May, Gates dropped the three-song project, Chained to the City, which features ...
Kevin Gates Admits to Being Nervous for First Performance Since Prison Release
  –  July 19, 2018
Since his discharge from jail in January, Kevin Gates has taken it ease back returning to live exhibitions ... the rhymer has made a point to convey new music to his fans. In May, Gates dropped the three-melody venture, Chained to the City, which includes ...
Kevin Gates Announces ‘Luca Brasi 3’ Mixtape
  –  July 19, 2018
Kevin Gates has been trying to get back to recording music ever since he was freed from prison earlier this year. He’s reportedly off house arrest now which means he can chase his dreams. Late last night (Wednesday), Gates took to Instagram from the ...
Kevin Gates Releases ‘Intro Edition’ Audioplay
  –  July 17, 2018
After being released on parole back in January, Kevin Gates was slow to officially return to the music scene as he strategically put his ducks in a row to ensure his return would be a highly impactful one. Since returning to social media back in May we ...
New Music: Kevin Gates – ‘Intro Edition’
  –  July 15, 2018
Kevin Gates is now reportedly off house arrest which means he can drop even more music for his fans. Gates released a very strong three song EP titled Chained To The City in May and while he continues to work on his new album I’m Him, he has now dropped ...
Kevin Gates returns with three-song single Chained to the City: Stream
  –  May 16, 2018
Today, Kevin Gates has let loose a three-song single called Chained to ... Listen to Chained to the City in full below via Apple Music or Spotify. Last September, Gates put out By Any Means 2, a mixtape curated by his wife, Dreka Gates.
Kevin Gates Teases New Music On Instagram
  –  May 14, 2018
The Louisiana native was released from prison in January, and had been relatively quiet since. After months of Instagram silence, he made his comeback last Monday (May 7), with some videos flexing his jewelry and showing a family meal. His wife, Dreka ...
Rapper Kevin Gates pulls out of weekend concerts
  –  May 5, 2018
Rapper Kevin Gates has reportedly had to cancel a string of dates on ... isn’t until July (18), when he is booked to hit the stage at the Common Ground Music Festival in Michigan.


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