- Real Name: Kevin Jerome Gilyard
- Hometown: Baton Rouge, Lousiana
- Label: Bread Winners' Association / Atlantic Records
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Producer Trauma Tone shares his best tips for working with the top melodic rap stars in hip-hop.
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Kevin Gates sounds like a storm brewing overhead.
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And Kevin Gates has a single with PnB Rock that has real potential.
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And an enjoyable effort from Kevin Gates.
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Kevin Gates Says "I Don't Do Drugs" in Fascinating Interview
A recently sober Kevin Gates is emerging as a legitimate force in hip-hop. Could be witnessing the birth of rap's next icon?
Kevin Gates is Dominating the Charts & No One's Noticing
We all know Drake's a superstar, but there's another rapper putting up big numbers without a fraction of the hype and publicity.
Kevin Gates' Label Isn't Allowing Him to Drop Another Album This Year, Here's Why
Why would a label stop one of its top money makers from putting out another album? Welcome to the strange, hidden logic of the music industry.