According to sources close to XXL, Kevin Gates was arrested for a probation violation in Louisiana last night. reports indicate that the arrest was made after Gates attempted to travel without proper permissions.

While another source indicates that the arrest is "not serious," they have confirmed that his recent trips to NYC, Chicago, and Atlanta are what sparked his violation.

That's all we have for the moment. We will provide updates as information becomes available.

You can listen to our recent interview with Gates, in which he touches on his experiences in jail, below.