How Much Is Kevin Gates Worth

Kevin Gates Net Worth

Kevin Gates, an American singer, and rapper, have a net worth of $1 million. After working with many well-known musicians over time, Kevin Gates has emerged as a solo artist.

This album showcased Kevin Gates’ talent and deep, meaningful lyrics, which tackle themes like poverty and depression. He often raps about his prison experiences, having been arrested for many crimes.

Early Life

Kevin Gates was born in Louisiana on February 5, 1986. His family moved to Baton Rouge soon afterward. His mother and father raised gates, but he had a difficult childhood. He fell into crime at an early age. Gates was only 13 when he was arrested. However, he did attend community college for a short time. Gates lost his father shortly after he reconnected as a teenager with him.

Early Career

Kevin Gates was a child prodigy in music and signed with Dead Game Records in 2007. Kevin Gates and Webbie, and Boosie helped put Baton Rouge on top of hip-hop. Boosie became one of the most well-known rappers from this area, and Kevin Gates benefited from his collaborations on many songs.

After being incarcerated in 2008, his career was in shambles. But he returned to music in 2011 with a master’s in psychology and a renewed determination to succeed.

After his first mixtape, Make ‘Em Believe, was released, Lil Wayne quickly noticed Gates and signed him as part of Young Money Entertainment’s management wing. Gates learned from this experience how to manage his label in the future.

Breakthrough

In 2013, Gates started Breadwinners Association, a record label that he also released a mixtape. The second mixtape was soon released, and they both received positive reviews and were popular. Gates embarked on a four-month tour across the United States to capitalize on this surge in popularity.

But, Gates soon faced another setback when his imprisonment was again. He released another mixtape, even though he was facing prison time.

Debut Album, Later Work

Kevin Gates’ 13th mixtape was released in 2015. His fans wanted more. Gates would finally answer his fans’ pleas in 2016 with the release of Islah, his first studio album. It was a huge success. The album reached number 2 on the billboard top 200 and sold over 110,000 copies in its first week. Kevin Gates has released many mixtapes and EPs since 2016.

Business Ventures

Kevin Gates is known for his rapping and strong entrepreneurial spirit. He also started his record label and created an energy drink.

Legal Issues

Kevin Gates, who was 13 years old, was taken into custody while riding in a stolen vehicle. After an argument, Gates was arrested in 2003 for stabbing a man multiple times outside a movie theatre. He was sentenced to three months for stabbing a fan on stage at a concert in 2016.

 

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