Kevin & Dreka Gates Talk Marriage & Sex Life On "Lip Service"
Kevin Gates new album, Islah, which cleared an impressive 112,000 in its first week, was filled with heartfelt romance, much of it directed at his longtime partner and -- as of last October -- wife, Dreka.
Kevin Gates "Castle" Video
Kevin Gates released his debut album, Islah, today, and he has also used the occasion to drop the video to a song that doesn't appear on the new record. In fact, in the new "Castle" video, one can hear Gates' contributions from the recent "Zeta Gang Castle (Remix)," on which he joined ZacZeta, aka the dude who crashed the stage and shouted him out at the People's Choice Awards.
Kevin Gates On The Breakfast Club
Kevin Gates' new album, Islah, arrives in two days time. Just today we received a leak for one of the bigger collaborations off the LP, the very smooth "Jam" featuring Ty Dolla $ign, Jamie Foxx and Trey Songz. For some last minute promotion, Gates visited The Breakfast Club yesterday, and as you can imagine, they touch on array of topics.
BWA Kane Feat. Kevin Gates "While She Talkin" Video
BWA Kane Feat. Kevin Gates
We're less than two weeks away from the release of Kevin Gates' debut album, Islah, which should take him to new heights in the rap game. Another one of Gates' goals for this year will be to earn some shine for his BreadWinners crew and label.
Kevin Gates "2 Phones" Video
Kevin Gates has dropped the video for his November single, "2 Phones," off his upcoming debut album Islah. The video, of course, shows Gates juggling two -- and sometimes even more -- mobile devices. Early on, he deals with the plug, and later in the evening, he organizes a romantic evening at home with his connect for that other type of work.
Kevin Gates "Luca Brasi 2 Intro" Video
While we wait for Kevin Gates' new album, Islah, which has been pushed back to January 29th, Kevin Gates keeps fans busy with a new music video for the intro song off his stand-out Luca Brasi 2 mixtape. This brings us back to 2014-- Luca Brasi 2 dropped around this time last year, so it seems like an appropriate return.
Chedda Da Connect Feat. Kevin Gates & Scrilla "Whippin Up" Video
Chedda Da Connect Feat. Kevin Gates & Scrilla
Chedda Da Connect dropped off a pretty hot single with Kevin Gate and Scrill a few months back, and has now delivered a video for the track, which should give it an extra push. "Whippin' Up" definitely doesn't have the natural meme potential of "Flicka Da Wrist," but should succeed on off the strength of its hook. Kevin Gates has also offered the track a characteristically impressive 16, which should give it the attention of his large Baton Rouge fanbase.Let us know what you think of the track in the comments below. Does Chedda have another hit on his hands?
Kevin Gates "Really Really" Video
With ISLAH somewhere on the horizon, Kevin Gates it was about time to drop the video for his single "Really Really." The Jon J-directed visual has Gates rocking the Baltimore Orioles hat and one of the iciest grills you will ever see. Shoutout to the screaming chuuuch organ on this track. More producers would be wise to incorporate the sound into their music.
Kevin Gates Speaks On Naming His Album After Islah & Parenthood
Kevin Gates' upcoming album, Islah, will be his first released via a major label this coming winter. Slated for release on December 11th, I'd say it'd be his 'most personal yet' because it's named after his daughter, but really, what Kevin Gates album isn't personal? When we had the Baton Rouge by the office recently, he spoke on naming the album after his first daughter Islah, and how important it is to provide for his children, whether or not they're biologically related to him.
Kevin Gates (Seemingly) Jokes About Using Heroin
Kevin Gates has a tendency to make media headlines for his outrageous behavior, whether it's his booty-eating ways or getting into altercations with fans, sometimes the sensationalism is warranted (remember when he confessed to a relationship with his cousin?).
Kevin Gates "La Familia" Video
Kevin Gates slides through with the visual for "La Familia," the first cut off his upcoming album Islah. The DEA is after him, but Gates is posted up in a back alley still rapping. They have no idea where he is. Meanwhile, Gates' crew abducts a guy who snitched on him to the feds and take him to a warehouse to give him some old fashioned street justice.
Kevin Gates Kicks Female Fan In The Chest
Kevin Gates is known for keeping it real, and last night was an incident in which keeping it real went wrong. He was performing at a club in Lakeland FL when a female fan in the front row reached and tugged gently on his shorts. Gates reacted instinctively, kicking her in the chest like Adam Vinatieri kicking the game winning field goal. The crowd wasn't too impressed with him after that. Naturally, TMZ got their hands on the footage, it's a little grainy but offers a pretty clear picture of what happened. Watch the clip above.
Kevin Gates "Tomorrow" Video
Kevin Gates is constantly working/releasing music, so it seems he really does live by his tagline/favorite ad-lib "I Don't Get Tired." After hitting us with the audio for a new leak, "Tomorrow," a week or two ago, the rapper returns today with the visual treatment. The visual is directed by Gates' own Breadwinners Films, and finds the rapper turning up in his kitchen. He has an array of Fanta, Actavis, and his own #IDGT energy drink on deck (and highly visible), as well as a case of cigars.
Kevin Gates "Kno One" Video
"Kno One" is the closest thing we've heard to a radio single from Kevin Gates in a minute, and with the quick release of a video for the melodic record, it seems like it may be getting a push. The slow jam gets the summer jam treatment, as Kevin Gates takes the record to the barbecue, which may be its best setting.
Kevin Gates "Perfect Imperfection/Plug Daughter/John Gotti" Video
After giving us a surprise mixtape, Murder For Hire, Kevin Gates returns to his recent Luca Brasi 2 mixtape and delivers three visuals in one, shooting for the mixtape stand-outs "Perfect Imperfection," "Plug Daughter" and "John Gotti." We've seen two-in-one videos
Kevin Gates "Khaza" Video
Named after his son, the recently-released "Khaza" is one of the hardest Kevin Gates tracks ever. Over a mournful funeral march from The Mekanics and Yung Ladd, Gangsta Gates talks going to war over nothing, Beyoncé following him on Instagram ("Jigga watch it"), having nightmares of coming home to find his daughter dead, and as a result, putting a rival's child in an oven. It's dizzying to hear him cover so much ground over the course of this hookless three minute long track, and so thankfully, this video doesn't distract too much from his rapping.
Kevin Gates "Pourin The Syrup" Video
Yesterday, Kevin Gates surprised us by dropping an August Alsina-less remix of his 2014 hit "I Don't Get Tired," and today he's back with more content. This one's a video for his Luca Brasi 2 track "Pourin The Syrup."
Kevin Gates Feat. OG Boobie Black "Her" Video
Kevin Gates Feat. OG Boobie Black
Kevin Gates has been making headlines recently for things other than his music.
Kevin Gates Slams Woman On Instagram For Not Giving His Dog Fellatio
At this rate, Kevin Gates' reputation is going to overshadow his music career, which isn't really a good thing. The Baton Rouge rapper actually makes quality music, but he's more often in the headlines for wanting to fuck his cousin, eat the booty, and all that.
Kevin Gates Feat. OG Boobie Black "Murder Game" In-Studio Video
Kevin Gates Feat. OG Boobie Black
If you've ever wanted to hear Kevin Gates adopt a Jamaican patois while singing a hook, look no further than "Murder Game," a collab with OG Boobie Black. Even if you have no desire to hear that, stick around, because his rapping on this is fire as well. Today, the Louisiana duo have shared a video of them performing the track in the studio. A red tint infects the entire video, giving the dudes' lyrics' bloody imagery a nice parallel in the visuals. Aside from that slightly goofy hook, Gates' rapping is on lock here, delivery some truly amazing verses.