A few things you may not know about the incarcerated Baton Rogue rapper.
Unfortunately, Kevin Gates was recently sentenced for an outstanding gun charge and will be locked up until summer of 2018 (at the earliest). Thankfully the melodically-inclined rapper has a solid back-catalog of music we can continue to enjoy in his absence. We also put together a few facts you may not know about the Louisiana-born emcee.
Kevin Gates, whose real name is Kevin Gilyard, has always been a bit of enigmatic figure. Despite his rough upbringing, his demeanor is anything but. Get a closer look at Gates with our video, from his early entry into the penal system to his burgeoning talent as a hook man.