We use cookies to customize content and advertising, to provide social media features, and to analyze traffic to our site. We also share information about your use of our site with our trusted social media, advertising and analytics partners. Read more.
  •    
  •    
  •    

    Kevin Gates

    Become fan 2 Rate 16 Like & Share
    Genre:Rap, Hip-Hop
    Rank:269
    Rate:
    4.4/5 from 16 users
    Albums:7
    Songs:126

    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1
    1,440 5.0/5
    Know Better lyrics
    2
    2,086 4.4/5
    One Thing lyrics
    3
    4,899 4.5/5
    Time For That lyrics
    4
    7,641 4.5/5
    Again lyrics
    5
    7,739 5.0/5
    Ain't Too Hard lyrics
    6
    9,834
    Not the Only One lyrics
    7
    5.0/5
    Grinder lyrics
    8
    5.0/5
    Wild Ride lyrics
    9
    4.0/5
    Perfect Imperfection lyrics
    10
    5.0/5
    Homicide lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1
    83 4.0/5
    Islah [2016]
    2
    611
    Stranger Than Fiction [2013]
    3
    643
    Murder For Hire II
    4
    810
    Luca Brasi 2: A Gangsta Grillz Special Edition [2014]
    5
    880
    Make Em Believe [2012]
    6
    895
    The Luca Brasi Story [2013]
    7
    1,022 3.5/5
    By Any Means [2014]

    Biography

    Kevin Gilyard (born February 5, 1986), better known by his stage name Kevin Gates, is an American rapper and singer born in New Orleans, Louisiana and moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana right after where he was raised. On February 15, 2013, it was announced that Gates signed to Atlantic Records.

    Kevin Gates first began rapping in 2007, when he began making music with fellow Louisiana natives such as Webbie and Lil Boosie. Gates first received attention with his 2008 single "Get in the Way" featuring Lil Boosie. Soon after, he and Boosie would be incarcerated in separate cases. Gates would then be released in 2011 and immediately returned to recording music. He would soon earn the attention of Lil Wayne and would start being managed by Young Money Entertainment's management wing.

    In early 2013, Gates released a mixtape, The Luca Brasi Story which was called "easily the best rap-related thing" in February 2013 by Spin Magazine, who also said he has "been a rapper to watch for a few years now".

    Gates was named part of the 2014 XXL Freshmen Class.


    Pictures (4)

    Kevin GatesKevin GatesKevin GatesKevin Gates

    Fans (1)

    marincito369

    Similar Artists

    Lil WayneOutkastD122 ChainzE-40PetterJaden SmithAzealia BanksErik & KrissSlaughterhousePetey PabloRich BoyAngie MartinezWatskyShawty Lo show more (16-31 of 60)


    More artists

    • popular on LSI
    • new on LSI

    Contributors

    leaderboard activity

    Comments

    Facebook (0) LetsSingIt (0)