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60 Kevin Gates Quotes and Lyrics on Life and Success

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Kevin Jerome Gilyard, professionally known as Kevin Gates, is an American rapper, singer, and entrepreneur. Known mostly for his autobiographical themes in his songs,  his lyrics often deal with subjects like depression, poverty, and prison time.

Gates was born on February 5, 1986, in New Orleans and had a keen interest in music from an early age. He started to rap from the age of 14 and began his career in the year 2005. Gates has released several hit singles and mixtapes throughout his career and can be considered one of America’s successful contemporary singers.

In January 2016, he released his debut album, Islah, which peaked at number 2 on the US Billboard 200 chart.

Along with his success in music, Gates has had lots of legal issues and has been in and out of prison multiple times. He had a tumultuous upbringing and was arrested for the first time at the age of 13 for being a passenger in a stolen vehicle.

But despite having a difficult childhood and being involved in several controversies, Gates has managed to use his Everyday Power to become a successful rapper in the American music industry. In this respect, here are some inspirational Kevin Gates quotes.

 

Kevin Gates Quotes and Lyrics on Life and Success

 

1.) “Don’t get mad at me for being the best of what I was created to be.” – Kevin Gates

 

2.) “Never break or fold, that’s what it takes to be major.” – Kevin Gates

 

3.) “If you associate yourself with peer pressure or complacency, you’re destined for failure.” – Kevin Gates

 

4.) “I don’t sleep much. I don’t sleep much – I work, I work, I work.” – Kevin Gates

 

5.) “I live by the ten percent rule. Save one, you save a thousand.” – Kevin Gates

 

6.) “You can’t make everybody else happy and still stay on top.” – Kevin Gates

 

7.) “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.” – Kevin Gates

 

8.) “I’ve had mixtapes that have been better than albums I’ve heard from other artists. I take my time; I put my heart into it.” – Kevin Gates

 

9.) “Out my window.. I see everything I dream about and wished I had”– Kevin Gates

 

10.) “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.” – Kevin Gates

 

11.) “Why accept failure when success is free?” – Kevin Gates

 

Kevin Gates quotes about music

 

12.) “I don’t pay attention to sales because it’s not about that for me. It’s about the music. Music is all I have.” – Kevin Gates

 

13.) “I suffer from deep depression, so my only release is music.” – Kevin Gates

 

14.) “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.” – Kevin Gates

 

15.) “I could care less about the particular. I like to make music.” – Kevin Gates

 

16.) “Rap was more of a release for me, a journal.” – Kevin Gates

 

17.) “A hot producer might not make a hot beat for me. I just love music.”

 

18.) “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.”– Kevin Gates

 

19.) “I know I write a lot of my best music in the car, like late night. Three, four in the morning.” – Kevin Gates

 

20.) “Music’s the most therapeutic thing for me. Because I suffer with depression, and it’s my only form of releasing it.” – Kevin Gates

 

21.) “Music is all I have.” – Kevin Gates

 

22.) “My music is incredible. I don’t know what to call it because I’ve yet to see an artist display the different talents I display or create the different genres that I have created; from the rock and roll to heavy metal to soft rock to rap to country. I display so many styles. That’s why they love me.” – Kevin Gates

 

Kevin Gates quotes about love, relationships and family

 

23.) “Marriage is the most wonderful thing ever.” – Kevin Gates

 

24.) “Some may consider this a problem, I easily fall in love.” – Kevin Gates

 

25.) “I like being with my family. That’s my party.” – Kevin Gates

 

26.) “To be honest I am not looking to be romantic, already got someone at home.” – Kevin Gates

 

27.) “To inform, to improve, to make better, and I believe that’s what my first daughter did to me, so I named my first album after my first daughter.” – Kevin Gates

 

28.) “I love God, I love everybody else around me as myself, and I love my enemy.” – Kevin Gates

 

29.) “I always wanted a family.” – Kevin Gates

 

30.) “It is illegal to steal my feelings and leave”  – Kevin Gates

 

31.) “Loves a battlefield it’s not a one night stand.” – Kevin Gates

 

32.) “Fall in love fast, make sure I handle it delicate” – Kevin Gates

 

33.) “You have to be intimate with a person to know that person.” – Kevin Gates

 

Thought-provoking Kevin Gates quotes

 

34.) “Knowledge is provided but only to those who need to know.” – Kevin Gates

35.) “Wise men change, fools stay the same.” – Kevin Gates

 

36.) “Without an understanding of bad…how can one truly have an appreciation of good.” – Kevin Gates

 

37.) “Prison was the best thing that ever happened to me.” – Kevin Gates

 

38.) “Bein’ logical gave me a reason to doubt.” – Kevin Gates

 

39.) “Breathing is so important with physical activity, then how much more important is it with psychological activity?” – Kevin Gates

 

40.) “If it matters to you, pursue it aggressively.” – Kevin Gates

 

41.) “All things are obtained by Wisdom and Knowledge.” – Kevin Gates

 

Kevin Gates quotes about hard work and struggle

 

42.) “I’m not afraid to make mistakes.” – Kevin Gates

 

43.) “My daily conversation, it consists of hustle. Grinding from the bottom sick and tired of struggle.” – Kevin Gates

 

44.) “Jail and the streets go hand in hand. You can’t have one with out the other. They coincide.” – Kevin Gates

 

45.) “I got 6 jobs I don’t get TIRED!” – Kevin Gates

 

46.) “I experience great hurt, this hurt allows me to know I’m alive.” – Kevin Gates

 

47.) “I was built for that pressure.” – Kevin Gates

 

48.) “Came from the bottom, we aim for the stars.” – Kevin Gates

 

49.) “Use the things that make you angry — as fuel to make you better.” – Kevin Gates

 

50.) “I’ve had good times and I’ve had bad times and I reminisce, maybe when I lay down, but throughout my day I keep myself engulfed in whatever moment I’m in because it could steer me into a depressed state.” – Kevin Gates

 

Other inspirational Kevin Gates quotes

 

51.) “When you’re in prison, you want to know that you were thought about.” – Kevin Gates

 

52.) “The ones that hate you most tend to be the people you know.” – Kevin Gates

 

53.) “True wealth is not of the pocket, but of the heart and of the mind.” – Kevin Gates

 

54.) “Anything lost, can be found again, except for time wasted.” – Kevin Gates

 

55.) “When you come up in the slums, having nothin’ make you humble” – Kevin Gates

 

56.) “I have respect for every man that demand your respect.” – Kevin Gates

 

57.) “If you not in your own lane, create one.” – Kevin Gates

 

58.) “She says I’m a dog, but it takes one to know one.” – Kevin Gates

 

59.) “I don’t really like talking. I like to execute. I’m not a talking person. I’m an action person.” – Kevin Gates

 

60.) “I put my flaws on front street. So the world accepted my flaws, so I don’t have any flaws.” – Kevin Gates

 

Which Kevin Gates quotes were your favorite?

Despite enduring hardships in his childhood and facing various legal troubles, Gates has managed to establish himself as a top American rapper and singer.

Hopefully, these Kevin Gates quotes have inspired you to live your best life.

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