When was Kevin Gates born? Kevin Gates was born on February 5
Kevin Jerome Gilyard aka Kevin Gates was born in 1986 in Baton Rouge. His family moved to New Orleans soon after. He got a start in music but got sent to jail for 31 months. Afterward, he got back to music and got signed to Young Money management.
Kevin Gates went on a mixtape run that resulted in a loyal fanbase. He has faced legal issues and controversy but his music reflects an autobiographical style of confessing and storytelling.