Kevin Jerome Gilyard, professionally recognized as Kevin Gates, is an American entrepreneur, singer and rapper. Recognized primarily for his autobiographical arguments in his music, his lyrics often deal with topics such as time in prison, poverty and depression. Kevin Gates’ story revolves around the typical street teenager who found himself in a wild and unstable environment, filled with all sorts of social vices, including the use of guns, drugs, and gangsters that didn’t somehow dissuade his desire, inert to make the most of his situation in his musical career.
However, he was saved by his then girlfriend who eventually became his wife. His songs are reflections of his street survival experiences, which most black Americans seem to relate to. This rap personality has had over the years, despite his movements in and out of the studio’s prisons have managed to bring his songs to the chart in the US music charts. So, we gathered for you the best Kevin Gates quotes which will motivate and inspire you.
Kevin Gates Quote about Love
The rapper has it’s own love story. He is married to his old girlfriend named Shadreka Centauri Haynes Gates who is popularly called “Dreka. They met when Dreka was in high school but started dating when he was in college. Her love for Kevin Gates took her out every night to clubs where she tipped DJs to play Kevin Gates’ song. The beautiful couple have 2 children who they named Islah Koren Gates and Khaza Kamil Gates. Being in love he offcourse have something to say about love. Read down below the love quotes from Kevin Gates and let it inspire you to find your soulmate which will stand by you no matter what.
🌹We reward loyalty with loyalty and reward disloyalty with distance.
🌹Some may consider this a problem, I easily fall in love.
🌹I love God, I love everybody else around me as myself, and I love my enemy.
🌹They all got the same three basic principles: Love God, love your neighbor as yourself, and…As far as me being, I live by those principles.
🌹I love to make music, I love to get tattoos…That’s just what I love. If I wasn’t getting paid I’d still do it.
🌹The more I grow in popularity, the lonelier it gets. Because you don’t really know me. You just know this part of me. You feel in love with that. But it’s way more intricate than what meets the surface.
🌹Some say life is a gamble, which means love is a casino.
🌹You have to be intimate with a person to know that person.
🌹And I’m married to my hustle makin’ love, and ain’t nothin’ in this world could break us.
🌹I’m inspired by everything that goes on around me. I’m a sponge. I’m very analytical. I notice the things that most people don’t notice.
🌹I used to live with my grandmother. I used to wonder why the other kids in school went home with their mothers and fathers. I wanted to be the guy that got married. I wanted to be the guy with the children and the white picket fence. I never had that.
🌹Fall in love fast, make sure I handle it delicate.
🌹I don’t give anyone a reason to hate me; they create their own drama out of pure jealousy. Keep ears open, mouth closed.
🌹We supposed to be in love, till it ain’t no breaking up, anyway that we can talk about it? it ain’t no walking out, we posed to be in love.
🌹It’s illegal to steal my feelings and leave.
🌹People betray you because it’s easier to violate a friend than it’s a stranger.
🌹Loyalty is hard to find; trust is easy to lose.
🌹If you look at the movie ‘Belly,’ I identify with Sincere the most. I am a gangster. I love my lady to death.
🌹Do you think I’ll ever need you love more than you need me? Show me your true colors girl, I just want to see cause I done had too many come around and change on me.
🌹I’m not in the game for the wrong reasons. I’m not in the game for the glory. I’m in the game to survive so the people that I love could be straight. I’m a highly intelligent individual.
🌹Marriage is the most wonderful thing ever.
🌹Cause hurt cause I’ve been hurt before. Love don’t live here anymore.
🌹To be honest, I am not looking to be romantic, already got someone at home.
🌹Everybody ‘round you pretendin’ that they your partner, let you have a problem they won’t even help you out.
🌹This is a burden that none of us want; The judge broke us up when I went back to court sentenced the time, and it tore us apart. Beautiful creature, I know what you are prayed no one else gets control of your heart. I hold it down; I was built for this part.
🌹Love’s a battlefield; it’s not a one-night stand.
Kevin Gates Quotes about Life
Kevin Jerome Gilyard was born on January 5, 1986 in Louisiana, United States of America. He is an African American of ethnicity and an American citizen. Kevin is said to have 2 siblings both of whom he is older than him. He attended Baton Rouge Community College where he was known for his academic talent. Although Along the Line, his interest in rap music and involvement in music has seen his grades drop tremendously in school. From his difficult life he managed to remain strong and you can see this from the beautiful quotes about life, down below. Read his quotes about life and get inspired.
🔴I’ve just always been a reader.
🔴When you got wisdom and knowledge, you supposed to spread; the world wit some soulja love.
🔴I was always taught not to answer no questions. I’m not really good at answering them because I get agitated so fast.
🔴I don’t want no handouts. I want to get it out the mud.
🔴Wise men change; fools remain the same.
🔴Action, it’s the grind, it’s the hustle, it’s the persistence.
🔴I’m an introvert somewhat. There could be a room full of people, I’ll go stand in the corner.
🔴When you follow your heart, you always win.
🔴The things that are most difficult for me to put into words and speak about, I put into my music. I’m just super passionate about my craft and super passionate about what I do.
🔴Anything lost can be found again, except for time wasted. A vision without action is merely a dream.
🔴I’m glad I can’t vote.
🔴I don’t let the left hand know what the right hand is doing.
🔴I look at other people’s lives, and some people feel like they’re too old to play with toys. But I still go through the toy section at the store, ’cause there were toys that I wanted when I was little that I couldn’t have. So I still get them.
🔴What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.
🔴Put my flaws on front street. So the world accepted my flaws, so I don’t have any flaws.
🔴True wealth is not of the pocket but of the heart and of the mind.
🔴I came into the game with a different attitude than I have now. And I had to grow. I had to mature. In that growth and in that maturity, that point of maturity. I realized that ay, the people that interview me, we really only having a conversation. And they not from the same walk of life that I am, so my life is super interesting to them.
🔴I don’t really like talking. I like to execute. I’m not a talking person. I’m an action person.
🔴Don’t get mad at me for being the best of what I was created.
🔴I’ve always been a loner.
🔴I just always wanted to study human behavior because every psychologist that I would talk to would tell me I was bipolar, and I know I’m not bipolar. So I had to perform a psychoanalysis on myself to find out that I have unresolved grief.
🔴I have respect for every man that demands your respect.
🔴Why accept failure when success is free?
🔴Man, all lives matter.
🔴If I told you I was different, would you understand the difference?
🔴Without true pain, one could never know true happiness.
🔴My skin is 24 karat gold when a sun hit it.
🔴Knowledge is provided but only to those who need to know.
🔴Life is about conduct and how we conduct ourselves. But two wrongs never make a right.
🔴I’m not no Internet person.
🔴Behind my name, I’m standing tall and will die any day. As I grew wise, I thought that I would put that foolish pride away; if you cross can’t take a loss, I can’t walk away.
🔴I never go into a situation with any type of expectations.
🔴When you’re in prison, you want to know that you were thought about.
Kevin Gates Quotes about Success
Kevin Gates began his music career in 2005 by signing a local label called Dead Game Records. He recorded his first songs in 2007 along with 2 others from Baton Rouge. Unfortunately, his fledgling career has been put on hiatus due to numerous criminal cases against him that have taken him back and forth for many months ranging from 18 to 30 months. He definitely knows how to be successful and how to remain so. Read down below to find inspiration to create a successful life.
💥What I see, what I went through, what a friend of mine may have went through, whatever – I rap about it.
💥I can feel the growth from my first mixtape to now. On every song, I want to give you a piece of who I am as an individual.
💥I have respect for every man that demand your respect.
💥I don’t sleep much. I don’t sleep much – I work, I work, I work.
💥I don’t just listen to rap.
💥The only frustrating thing about jail is that I can’t make music.
💥I was doing sold-out shows before I got radio play.
💥I’m super serious about music. That’s, like, the only thing I’m serious about.
💥Without an understanding of bad, how can one truly have an appreciation of good?
💥I suffer from deep depression, so my only release is music.
💥My daily conversation: it consists of hustle. Grinding from the bottom, sick and tired of the struggle.
💥I got it out the mud. Ain’t nobody ever gave me nothing.
💥Sometimes it’s painful to relive the past, but sometimes you gotta relive the past in order to heal from it.
💥I always had music growing up, but music was also like a journal. It was like my personal diary or personal journal. A lot of the things I couldn’t express to an individual, I would express them in my music.
💥It’s about really really being who you are as an individual and not apologizing for it; that’s what it is.
💥I don’t know how the rap game is, because I’m a fan of reality, and the rap game’s entertainment.
💥You can learn from a dummy. You can watch a dummy and learn what not to do. I’ve always been an observant individual. You don’t know how much you love something until you can’t do it. That’s one thing I can say that I learned. I learned how much I love music.
💥In 7th grade, I believe, I wrote my first rap song. It was about everything I was seeing, everything that was going on around me.
💥You can’t make everybody else happy and still, stay on top.
💥The energy in the daytime is so different because everyone is so unhappy and depressed, and you can pick up on that energy psychokinetically. So I like to come out at night. Everything’s settled; you can see more.
💥When you stand for something, you’ve got to stand for it all the way, not half way.
💥I live life, then rap about it. Who knows what I may say? I just really say what I feel. When I’m in the moment, whatever I’m feeling, I get it all out.
💥I could care less about the particular. I like to make music.
💥One of my most popular songs, ‘Satellites,’ I paid $300 for that beat on SoundClick.