Kevin Gates stopped by The FADER recently for a round of Top Five, and the rapper was in the mood to inspire, dishing out his five "most important lessons for self-improvement." Gates — speaking lucidly and calmly, like a varsity basketball coach intent on teaching you the best way to live off the court — dropped pearls of wisdom. For example: “Whenever you’re being honest with yourself, you’re focused on existing.” Although this segment is proof that Gates is a solid character actor, there is a level of genuineness that stems from a new lifestyle following extended stints behind bars. You can check out the whole video at the top of the page.
His next album I'M HIM drops September 27.