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Kevin Gates Quotes

Kevin Gates Quotes

Kevin Gates Biography:

  • Full name: Kevin Jerome Gilyard aka Kevin Gates
  • Born February 5, 1986
  • Gates is an American rapper, singer, and entrepreneur from Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • His debut studio album, Islah, was released in January 2016 and peaked at No.2 on the US Billboard 200 chart.
  • He spent 31 months in prison between 2008 and 2011. In prison, he earned a Master's degree in psychology.
  • He was released early from prison for good behavior.
  • In 2014, Gates debuted a new energy drink called "I Don't Get Tired" or "#IDGT. It is based on his 2014 single of the same name.

Random Kevin Gates Quote

“Whatever an individual chooses to do with themselves, long as it doesn’t affect me and they’re respectful with it, I don’t care what they do. Because I’m not perfect and I have flaws, so who would I be to be judgmental?”

— Kevin Gates

Kevin Gates Quotes

“Any artist that’s as serious about making music as I am, I’m cool with that. But if you tellin’ me, ‘Man, send me a verse and I’m a send you a verse.’ No. That’s not collaborating. We don’t know each other and I’m serious about this music.”

Kevin Gates

“Whatever an individual chooses to do with themselves, long as it doesn’t affect me and they’re respectful with it, I don’t care what they do. Because I’m not perfect and I have flaws, so who would I be to be judgmental?”

Kevin Gates

“I don’t pay attention to sales because it’s not about that for me. It’s about the music. Music is all I have.”

Kevin Gates

“My mentality, I guess. I used to deal with things totally differently than the way that I deal with things now. And I believe that comes through growth and maturity. And when you grow, your way of life changes. Everything changes. The things that were interesting at one point, they’re not as interesting now.”

Kevin Gates

“But I really live in a box. I’m always locked away in the studio, so I never get to see those people anyway. And if I do see them, I don’t even think—to be honest, I’m so focused right now I couldn’t even see myself encountering those individuals that I spoke about from my past.”

Kevin Gates

“If I told you I was different would you understand the difference?”

Kevin Gates

“I’m inspired by everything that goes on around me. I’m a sponge, I’m very analytical. I notice the things that most people don’t notice.”

Kevin Gates

“I love to make music, I love to get tattoos…That’s just what I love. If I wasn’t getting paid I’d still do it..”

Kevin Gates

“I don’t have a religion. I ain’t nothing wrong with church as long as they selling chicken. Cause I read the Quran, I read the Kabalah, I read the Bible. They all got the same three basic principles: Love God, love your neighbor as yourself, and…As far as me being, I live by those principles.”

Kevin Gates

“Don’t get mad at me for being the best of what I was created to be.”

Kevin Gates