Kevin Gates, rapper and singer, is releasing his new album I’m Him, his first in three years, and going on tour across America. For the best seats at a Kevin Gates concert, get your tickets at StubHub. With its secure platform and FanProtect guarantee, the site makes it quick and easy to purchase Kevin Gates tickets.
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Rapper Kevin Gates is also back inside the top 10 on the all-genre albums tally thanks to his new release I’m Him , which opens at No. 4. The set shifted 70,000 equivalent units, with 10,000 of those being actual sales. I’m Him is only Gates’ sophomore proper album, though he’s found success with a number of his commercial mixtapes. The hip-hop star has now pushed four projects into the region, placing one inside the uppermost area every year since 2016.
This build-up foreshadows a banger. Gates’ energy is infectious. He leaps out of your headphones. The drop wasn’t the powerbomb I wanted, but the song is still arresting. Kevin doesn’t fumble him flow, and the melody is just sweet enough to catch the ear. The bars are raw enough to give Bags” a sharp edge. Rick Ross must regret not having Kevin Gates on MMG. He would be the perfect street rapper for that empire. This song is so good.
I’m Him isn’t meant to play quietly. Gates is loud—a rapper with a juggernaut’s heart and the sound to match. With an electrifying sophomore album, Kevin Gates solidifies his return to hip-hop.
Kevin Gates, rapper and singer, is releasing his new album I’m Him, his first in three years, and going on tour across America. I’m Him will be released on Friday, September 27.
Kevin Jerome Gilyard (born February 5, 1986), better known by his stage name Kevin Gates, is an American rapper, singer, and entrepreneur. He is currently signed to Bread Winners’ Association with a partnership with Atlantic Records. His debut studio album, Islah, released in January 2016 and peaked at number two on the US Billboard 200 chart. Prior to Islah, Gates also released numerous mixtapes including Stranger Than Fiction, By Any Means, and Luca Brasi 2, all of which peaked in the top 40 on the Billboard 200 chart.
He upheld that even when offered a deal with Young Money Entertainment in 2012. Gates respectfully (and famously) passed, having been inspired by Cash Money Records co-founder Birdman’s own story of ‘taking twenty years’ to build a brand. He took it to heart and wholeheartedly pursued his own path. 2013 saw him make waves a few times with The Luca Brasi Story, which Rolling Stone dubbed ‘One of the 20 Best Hip Hop Albums of 2013,’ and an incendiary feature on Pusha T’s ‘Trust You.’ That year, Stranger Than Fiction put Gates on the map once again, boasting cameos by Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J and garnering unanimous praise from Pitchfork, The Fader, Complex, and Spin.
This album is a rush. The chords here remind me of Mustard. Let It Go” is running at a great BPM count for Gates, but I’m not in love with the singing on the hook. He’s pulling out so many tricks Shapeshifting. Technically, this is one of the wilder songs on the project. I’m not entirely gripped, though. I wonder how he found these pockets and melodies. A bit overwhelming, but there’s a lot here worth returning to.
Kevin Gates concert tickets are available for Los Angeles, Chicago and many more. Browse the Vivid Seats inventory for tickets in a city near you. Kevin Gates is no longer allowed to visit his friends and family that are behind bars in Louisiana prisons.
Furthermore, Gates, who was arrested for felon in possession of a firearm in 2017, did not submit to a criminal history screening prior to his visit. With Gates’ visitor information never received or recorded, he was allowed to visit the facility despite having felony charges in the last five years.
Kevin Jerome Gilyard aka Kevin Gates was born February 5, 1986, in New Orleans, Louisiana but grew up in Baton Rouge. He began his career in 2006 as an artist on Dead Game Records.
Shortly after his single Get in the Way” Gates got sent to jail until 2011, upon his release he immediately returned to recording music, which included the mixtapes I Don’t Know What to Call it Vol. 1 (2011), Make ‘Em Believe” (2012) and In The Mean Time” (2012). 2012 also brought a number of collaborations for the rapper including work with Juvenile and French Montana.
Nas’ discography of studio albums has reached double-digits since the release of Nasir in 2018 but given this span, his fans and hip-hop aficionados continue to herald the impact of his debut album Illmatic. Celebrating 25 years this year, the Cherry Wine” rapper raised a glass in commemoration of this milestone by previously hosting a Symphony Orchestra performance and receiving accolades along the way.
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Several months after a photo surfaced of a rapper flashing handfuls of $100 bills inside Elayn Hunt Correctional Center while visiting the facility, rapper Kevin Gates has been banned from all state corrections institutions and two corrections officers have been disciplined.
According to a report The Advocate published on Monday night (Sept. 30), the New Orleans Department of Public Safety and Corrections made the decision to prohibit Gates from entering all state corrections institutions across the state. The decision came after an investigation was launched into Gates’ visit to the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in July. The rapper was reportedly visiting his father at the time.
Gates is also currently on a tour of the same name. Fans can thankfully see a slim and trim Gates during the touring leg as the rapper has lost a tremendous amount of weight. During a video for Men’s Health, he responded to questions from fans and divulged what prompted him to undergo his weight loss journey.
American rapper Kevin Gates is hitting the road in support of his latest studio album, I’m Him. The tour is scheduled to begin on October 12 in Chicago, Illinois before making its way across the states where it will wrap up on November 30 in Seattle, Washington.
Transferring the reflective style of rappers like Drake to the genre of gangsta rap, Louisiana-based MC Kevin Gates spent five-plus years on the mixtape circuit before climbing into the Top 40 of the Billboard 200 with his 2013 release, Stranger Than Fiction. The gruff but lyrical MC narrowly missed the top of the chart in 2016 with his proper debut album, the platinum-certified Islah, and routinely hit the upper reaches of the Billboard 200 with 2016-2018 volumes in his mixtape series Murder for Hire, By Any Means, and Luca Brasi.
Along with bypassing body scanners, both Stagg and Linzy reportedly allowed Gates to drive his car through the front gates without being searched. The DOC investigation also found that Gates skipped out on other procedures that are meant to verify visitors. Despite claiming that he was there to see his father, the investigation shows that Gates had no official family ties with any of the inmates he visited that day.
After releasing two EPs and a mixtape, Gates is back with his sophomore album, I’m Him. The album, just like Islah, is without features. Gates isn’t using his celebrity to attract high profile friends. He’s betting on himself. Based on his prior, double-Platinum success, I wouldn’t bet against him.
Incredibly, the No. 3 spot on the Billboard 200 is occupied by The Beatles, and no, they don’t have a new album out. The biggest band ever (in many respects) are back inside the highest tier on the ranking with Abbey Road , one of their most celebrated releases. The title was re-released with new never-before-heard material to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the beloved recording.
Kevin Gates may no longer enter any state correctional facility in Louisiana after he was discovered to have committed multiple rule violations during a prison visit earlier this year. Local news source The Advocate reports that an investigation into Gates’s visit was launched after the rapper, who released new album I’m Him last week, posted a now-deleted picture of himself on Instagram fanning out dozens of $100 bills inside the facility.
I WILL DEFINITELY GO SEE KEVIN GATES AGAIN WHEN HE’S IN OHIO. EVERY ARTIST THAT PERFORMED DID AN AWESOME JOB KEEPING THE CROWD LIT. THE SHOW EVEN STARTED ON TIME WHICH IS RARE IN MY EXPERIENCES FROM THE PAST.
When Kevin Gates reached the stage his performance was unique! Not only did he capture the audience but he showed everyone love! He’s a great performer and will keep you on your toes at all times. In the middle of his performance unlike others I’ve been to he came down off stage and interacted with the crowd! Not just the front but to the back of the club and back. This venue may not have been huge but it felt like a coming home party and every one had a good time. I can’t wait to see him in future performances.
Guitar melody. Black cowboy music. This my healing process.” He is peaking on issues with a woman. There’s brilliance in how emotion is flooding the music. He codes his voice with feeling. Kevin Gates is a rapper you believe. The passion behind every lyric fuels this sense of authenticity. If you go into this record not knowing Kevin Gates, you’ll want to trust the speaker. The high-pitch switch was unexpected. I know my purpose now.” Taking these journeys I’m going to need an interpreter,” I like that line, a lot. Love the production and the hook, too. The verses are good. An all-around enjoyable record.
Louisiana rapper Kevin Gates performs on Saturday. Kevin Gates sits down with Sway in a 4-part interview about life, music and motivation. The official YouTube channel of Atlantic Records artist Kevin Gates. Subscribe for the latest music videos, performances, and more.
Kevin Gates then details his hard work in the gym and explained how one very rip guy with the V-shaped chest inspired him to start lifting weights. The rapper has not been shy about showing off his hot new bod and can be seen showcasing it in his recent music videos and all over Instagram.
The actions follow a Department of Public Safety and Corrections investigation into a visit that Gates, whose real name is Kevin Gilyard, was purportedly making to his father at Elayn Hunt in July.
A song about people who didn’t show Kevin Gates love. I wish I could’ve been Chance the Rapper.” Sheesh. He’s pouring it out. Shoutout to the disbelievers.” I haven’t heard Post Malone‘s latest album yet, but I’m sure Kevin rivals his melodic delivery. All these songs, even though they aren’t pop-targeted, have pop appeal. Off melody alone, I can imagine them in radio rotation. A good record.
Every ticket purchased online for Kevin Gates includes a digital copy of his upcoming album I’m Him.” You’ll receive instructions via email on how to redeem your album after ticket purchase.
He is on a run. Take A Daytrip drop Oh yeah, this is the club-shaker. Gates is a true original. No one has his voice. No one has his cadence. Also, the writing is so pointed and sharp. This is Three 6 Mafia Tear da Club Up” energy, but without the chaos. The buck without the knuck. This record hits so hard; it’s full of aggression. Not quite fight music, just something that makes you wish you had dreads to shake. Kevin Gates knows how to make a street banger. The concrete will tremble.
Ken Pastorick, a spokesman for the state corrections department, said when the photograph surfaced that it was against policy for any visitors to bring more than $300 into the prison.
The report also says Gates skipped multiple procedural steps implemented by the DOC. Though he claimed he was visiting his father, the DOC investigation found Gates has no verified family relationship with any inmate at the facility.
With an array of hit songs under his belt, Kevin Gates has been known to perform songs such as “4 Legs and a Biscuit,” “Bet I’m On It,” “Posed to Be in Love” and “Can’t Make This Up” at his shows. With so many hit songs to choose from, the setlist at a Kevin Gates concert is sure to be enjoyable.
Every ticket purchased online for Kevin Gates includes a digital copy of his upcoming album “I’m Him.” You’ll receive instructions via email on how to redeem your album after ticket purchase.