Tagged: kevin gates

We Are Strong

Lil Bibby Teams With Kevin Gates On “We Are Strong”

We recently highlighted Chicago’s Lil Herb, and his rhyming partner Lil Bibby approaches Chicago rap with a similar lyrical depth. In the build up to his newest mixtape Free Crack II, Bibby released the bombastic … read more »

POSTED July 16, 2014 3:55PM IN MP3 / STREAMS 0 Comments TAGS: , ,

Mixtape Saturday: Kevin Gates, Ola Playa, A$ton Matthews, FKi

Welcome back to Mixtape Saturday, a weekly roundup of great rap tapes around the web hosted by The FADER’s contributor Meaghan Garvey. This week, she talks about Kevin Gates navigating a balance between cockiness and … read more »

POSTED March 22, 2014 12:01AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , ,

Video: Kevin Gates f. Doe B, “Amnesia”

In the wake of his new and typically excellent release, By Any Means, Baton Rouge rising star Kevin Gates shares a video for one of its lead singles, “Amnesia” featuring the late Montgomery rapper Doe … read more »

POSTED March 20, 2014 4:03PM IN MUSIC VIDEO TAGS: , ,

Rome Fortune, “Trap Pop” (Prod. by Dun Deal) MP3

By happy accident (for us, at least), it seems both Rome Fortune and Kevin Gates had plans to use the same beat from rising producer Dun Deal. Fortune was going to release it under the … read more »

POSTED March 18, 2014 4:04PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: Kevin Gates feat. 2 Chainz, “Bet I’m On It”

A day ahead of the release of his sophomore album, By Any Means, Kevin Gates just shared what’s probably his best shot at a radio hit yet: “Bet I’m On It,” an Honorable C-Note–produced trunk-rattler … read more »

POSTED March 17, 2014 2:49PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,

Stream: Kevin Gates, “Get up on My Level”

Kevin Gates seems to have grown a bit cockier after a huge 2013 (a deal with Atlantic, a stunning mixtape and a debut retail album). His latest, “Get up on My Level,” is still marked … read more »

POSTED March 4, 2014 4:34PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Stream: Kevin Gates, “Don’t Know”

Baton Rouge’s rookie of 2013, Kevin Gates, returns with his first single since last October’s album/mixtape Stranger Than Fiction. Gates is a master of world-weary (though still thick-skinned) sensitivity, but here, instead of his battle-scarred … read more »

POSTED January 16, 2014 3:09PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: ,

What We’re Thankful For

16 artists give thanks It’s FADER Thanksgiving tradition to ask a group of artists what they’re giving thanks for. This year, we found their answers to be as unique and candid as the music they … read more »

POSTED November 22, 2013 6:12PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Video: Kevin Gates, “Type of Way”

FADER PREMIERE Kevin Gates, the gravelly and battle-scarred Baton Rouge rapper, has recorded his own version of equally hoarse and earnest rapper Rich Homie Quan’s “Type of Way,” Quan’s still-burning breakout hit, which was released … read more »

POSTED September 20, 2013 10:27AM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , ,

Download Shy Glizzy’s Law 2 Mixtape

With Law 2, Shy Glizzy’s really come into his own, half-singing over warped synths with the help of a few likeminded guests. Kevin Gates and Starlito (among a few others, including Migos, who somehow both … read more »

POSTED August 1, 2013 6:45PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , ,