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It’s been a good minute since we’ve got new music from Kevin Gates. The New Orleans rapper has been quite lowkey on the music side for over 3 years but still active on social media. Now, Hypebeast has confirmed that Gates is in preparation for the release of his new studio album I’m Him, which marks […]


This time without any warrants waiting for him. “Gates served 9 months of a 30-month sentence, and was released from an Illinois state prison on parole. As we first reported, he’ll be on mandatory supervision and can’t possess any firearms. The rapper was also released from custody last year in Florida — after doing time […]

Kevin Gates is coming home sooner than later. TMZ reports the Baton Rouge rapper is set to be released next Wednesday after serving nine months on a weapons charge. The outlet spoke to an employee of the Illinois Department of Corrections and reports that “his release conditions include mandatory supervision and no possession of firearms.” His discharge […]

Kevin Gates plans to put out his next album while behind bars — with a little help. Gates’s wife, Dreka, is hard at work preparing the follow-up to last year’s Islah. She broke the news on Twitter this week, promising followers that the upcoming release from her currently incarcerated husband is “fire.” Over the course of a few […]

New Orleans rapper Kevin Gates gained popularity with the release of his mixtape “The Luca Brasi Story” in 2015. As he rose to prominence in the hip-hop world, it became pretty clear that he wasn’t just any old rapper. His unique set of talents and process of creating set him a part immediately. Sign Up […]

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  Kevin Gates is about to head to jail to start a six month sentence. Details below: According to Fox 13, a jury of six white women found the “2 Phones” rapper guilty yesterday after just two hours of deliberation. Kevin will spend 180 days in a Polk County jail and one-year probation, reportedly three […]


Kevin Gates was the headliner our sister station Atlanta’s Hot107.9’s annual Birthday Bash concert and was not in the talking mood. Radio personality DJ Traci Steele tries to interview him before he hit the stage but Gates wasn’t really up for conversation. When she touches him on the shoulder he steps back and then proceeds […]


O.T Genasis recruits Young Thug and Kevin Gates for the first of many remixes of his catchy track "Cut It.

In honor of the anniversary, Pharrell and his OTHERtone co-host created a playlist of the rapper's hottest tracks.


Kevin Gates’ debut album, Islah, is now available for purchase and streaming. The 15-track LP, Gates’ first under Atlantic Records, does not feature any guest…

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