Born and bred in South Baton Rouge growing up Kevin was surrounded by drugs and violence. He grew up in neighborhood where drugs seemed to be the only way out. Kevin Gates passion for rap is truly raw, his flows are unquestionable and his style is definitely INGENIOUS !!!.
With his rookie mix tape Pic of the Litter in heavy circulation in the southern region, Kevin Gates quickly has moved up in the rap ranks to be one of LA's most talented lyricists !! Displaying more than just the typical jigg rhymes that Baton Rouge has become known for, Kevin displays his knowledge and ability to create complete songs through out the entire mix tape.
Kevin began his journey as a rapper at the early age. "I was like 12 at the time" reflects Kevin,who to this day remembered recording raps in his closet. "I use to record like 10 whole songs a night. Kevin's motto is "ANYTHING LOST CAN BE FOUND AGAIN ACCEPT FOR TIME WASTED."
Washing his face with mistakes of his younger days, Kevin moved on and yes forward !!. Now 21, he signed with a independent label name "Dead Game Records TM ", falling under the leadership of his middle school friend Travis Johnson. With a promo disk and a mix tape already under his belt, Kevin is now working on his untitled upcoming album already scoring features with Lil Boosie and platinum artist DMX. Kevin was recently put on the cover of the Louisiana based magazine "18 Bars" and has been featured in shows with Lil Wayne, UGK, Lil Boosie, Mike Jones, Lil Flip, Lil Cali continues to travel throughout the southern region giving his fan what they come for.
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