New Kevin Gates Songs, Mixtapes & Videos


Report Card: Blu Returns to 2007, BadBadNotGood Unleash Free Jazz, Russ Again Tackles The Fakes [Feature ]

There is simply too much music and not enough hours. Attempting to cover every notable and great album is difficult enough, but reviewing every notable and great song is simply impossible. Instead of a futile attempt at... Read More


Report Card: L.A. VanGogh Massages Eardrums, G-Eazy Has a Banger, Miguel Lacks Luster [Feature ]

There is simply too much music and not enough hours. Attempting to cover every notable and great album is difficult enough, but reviewing every notable and great song is simply impossible. Instead of a futile attempt at... Read More


Kevin Gates is The Most Popular Streaming Artist in the South [Feature ]

A quick glance at Kevin Gates' social media accounts or sales figures and it's obvious the rapper has a dedicated fan base, but a new list really puts everything into perspective. Business Insider... Read More


Kevin Gates Says “I Don’t Do Drugs” in Fascinating Interview [Feature ]

Kevin Gates has long been one of the most interesting people in hip-hop, but it's often been difficult to understand the diamonds he was dropping in the rough, and not just because of his Southern accent. As he's... Read More


Kevin Gates is Dominating the Charts & No One’s Noticing [Feature ]

True story. Yesterday I saw that Drake's Views album was once again the number one album in the country and I started and stopped an article on it about five times. It was obviously important news, but did the world need... Read More


Kevin Gates - Murder For Hire 2 [Album]

Though his label isn't allowing him to drop another album this year, Kevin Gates isn't going to slow down the new music train, following up his wildly successful Islah album from January with a brand new "mixtape" titled... Read More


Kevin Gates’ Label Isn’t Allowing Him to Drop Another Album This Year, Here’s Why [Feature ]

I knew Kevin Gates had a following, but I didn't realize just how popular the man was until his Islah album put up the kind of superstar numbers usually reserved for pop stars. His January debut sold over 120K in its... Read More


Holy Sh*t, Kevin Gates’ “Islah” Album Almost Outsold Rihanna & Adele [Feature ]

HitsDailyDouble has this week's album sales numbers and there's one big surprise. Rihanna's ANTI is predictably popular, Adele's still putting numbers on the board, no news there. But I did a double take... Read More


Cheat Code Album Review: Kevin Gates “Islah” [Feature ]

In 2011, I rubbed shoulders with a future girlfriend. One of those rare times where I approached her at work, struck up a conversation, and later found out she was in a relationship. However, I found her on Facebook through... Read More


Kevin Gates - Islah [Album]

Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates has delivered his highly-anticipated debut album Islah via his own Bread Winners Association imprint and Atlantic Records. The album totals 15 tracks, including previously-featured cuts "Kno... Read More


Kevin Gates on His Musical Evolution & Guest Verses [Feature ]

When we last left Kevin Gates he was explaining to us that he's terrified about the upcoming release of his new album, Islah, and that he can't help but be completely in love with the gangster lifestyle. It was a... Read More


Kevin Gates Loves Being a Gangster, is Terrified of His New Album [Feature ]

Subscribe to DJBooth on YouTube Kevin Gates is...I literally write for a living, and I'm at a loss for words. Kevin Gates is.... Kevin Gates is...without exaggeration one of the most complex, confusing,... Read More


Kevin Gates - Tomorrow [Stream]

Less than week removed from the release of visuals for his Kno One single, Kevin Gates is showing no signs of slowing down. The Baton Rouge rapper has unleashed Tomorrow, a new single produced by Hollywood Banger. Having... Read More


Kevin Gates - Kno One [Stream]

Kevin Gates has released visuals for his latest single, Kno One, which suggests any female who calls their man a “dog” is in fact also a dog. The IKENNA FuNkEn and The Featherstones-produced single is a stand... Read More


Chedda Da Connect - Whippin Up ft. Kevin Gates & Scrilla [Stream]

Chedda Da Connect, the Houston emcee whose Flicka Da Wrist single blew up this past spring, has released a new record, marking his first appearance on our pages. Whippin Up is a street-ready affair, produced by newcomer Deafh... Read More


Rico Love - Coldest (Remix) ft. Kevin Gates, Trina & Trick Daddy [Stream]

We’ve already known for the better part of a year that Rico Love is the Coldest, but it turns out the R&B hitmaker is not the only one. For the Coldest (Remix), Rico enlists a few Southern, sub-zero comrades in... Read More


Kevin Gates - Rican Johnny [Stream & Download]

Letting them fly like Puerto Rican Johnny is Kevin Gates, who just dropped a brand new mixtape hosted by DJ Holiday by the name of Murder For Hire seemingly out of the blue. This standout track from the project finds the... Read More


Kevin Gates - Khaza [Stream]

Kevin Gates is in straight rapping mode right now, following up his hookless I Don’t Get Tired (Remix) with another exercise in lyrical dominance. The Mekanics and Yung Ladd man the boards, setting Gates up with a... Read More


K Check - On Me ft. Kevin Gates, Problem & Juicy J [Stream & Download]

No this is not a new single from K Camp, but rather a new artist by the name of K Check being introduced by none other than Juicy J. On Me is a new club banger from the up-and-comer, featuring a verse each from Kevin Gates... Read More


Kevin Gates - I Don’t Get Tired (Remix) [Stream]

While you are sleeping, Kevin Gates is up late reworking his hit songs. If you listened to the original I Don’t Get Tired and thought, “I would love to hear more of Kevin Gates rapping and no hook by August... Read More


Kevin Gates - The Law [Stream]

Sometimes, records get left off tracklists because they don’t fit the tone of the project in question, or because they simply aren’t very good. Kevin Gates’ latest effort, an outtake from his most recent street album?... Read More


Loaded Lux ft. Fat Trel & Kevin Gates - Earn Your Keep [Stream]

More than a year after making his Booth debut with the reader-approved Jammin, Harlem rhymesayer Loaded Lux finally returns to our front page with feature numero dos. As its title suggests, Earn Your Keep finds the unsigned... Read More


Kevin Gates ft. August Alsina - I Don’t Get Tired [Stream]

Update: We’ve added the Jon J-directed visuals to I Don’t Get Tired. When listening to rap records, I often wonder how emcees are able to hustle all day and pop bottles all night without eventually passing out... Read More


Kevin Gates - Luca Brasi 2 [Album]

You never know what Kevin Gates is going to say next, which is exactly why fans (and haters) will listen to every word of the man's new Luca Brasi 2 mixtape. Containing 18-tracks of original material from the Breadwinners... Read More


The Game ft. Jeezy & Kevin Gates - Black on Black [Stream]

Game‘s signature color is, of course, red, but he’s also partial to the classier Black on Black palette. That happens to be the hue of his limited edition Rolls-Royce Phantom, which he flaunts on the latest single... Read More


Starlito ft. Kevin Gates & Juicy J - Ballin [Stream]

On his debut Booth feature, February’s Insomnia Addict, Starlito gave listeners the lowdown on his literally relentless hustle, and the cocktail of narcotics he consumes to keep up the pace. The flip side of that almost... Read More


Lil Bibby ft. Kevin Gates - We Are Strong [Stream]

Though recent guest contributions to cuts by Juicy J (Holy Ghost) and Kid Ink (Main Chick (Remix 2)) have kept Lil Bibby on the Booth radar, he has yet to bless our pages with a fresh solo feature. Today, he finally steps... Read More


Devious ft. Kevin Gates - You Sleep Out Here [Stream]

There are as many reasons for rapping as there are emcees. Booth newcomer Devious? He spits to wake listeners up—not just to his prowess on the mic, but also to the larger political realities of life in the streets. On... Read More


Kevin Gates - Arm and Hammer [Stream]

Your mother might see the title of Kevin Gates’ new single and think that its about a cleaning product, but hip-hop listeners and Booth regulars all know what Arm and Hammer is really about. Hint: it isn’t about a... Read More


DJ Spinatik ft. Gunplay, Kevin Gates & Verse Simmonds - Came From Nothin [Stream & Download]

DJ Spinatik and his clique Came From Nothin. Now that they’re moving up in the world, how could they not flex? The question’s entirely rhetorical, because flexing is exactly what they do on the Florida... Read More


Pusha T ft. Kevin Gates - Trust You [Stream]

If I were to hand out a grade to Pusha T for the first quarter of 2013, he would receive a B+.  In January, the G.O.O.D Music artist released free mixtape, Wrath of Caine, and in the weeks since he has struck a match on... Read More


Kevin Gates ft. Curren$y - Just Ride [Stream]

Honestly, I hadn’t heard of Kevin Gates before today, but almost instantly I have become a fan; the man’s got flow for days and a very smooth voice. Earlier this month, Gates partnered with rap (and weed) fan... Read More