Kevin Gates, an American Rapper, Singer and Songwriter, is well-known for his rap music videos. Kevin Jerome Gilyard is his real name. He was born in Louisiana, USA, on February 5, 1986. Kevin is of Puerto Rican descent, his mother is Puerto Rican, and his father is African American.
Although he graduated from Rouge Community College, he is still not finished with his education. He was first arrested in 1999 for Joyriding as Passenger. He left school at an early age to start singing Rap music videos with Boosie Badazz, his school friend, and Webbie.