Frank Erwin Center
"...Baton Rouge rapper Kevin Gates returns to the Scoot Inn Wednesday, four months after his second South by Southwest showcase and with a new mixtape, March’s By Any Means. The 55-minute collection blends the rawness of a streetwise rapper with the dexterity of one who earned a master's in psychology during his four months in prison...."
"...Amidst technical difficulties and a Travis Scott no-show, hip-hop barkers entertained an energetic crowd Wednesday night at the Austin Music Hall. Future singles and trap-rap anthems kept the full house engaged between performances by the Flatbush Zombies, Kevin Gates, and surprise guest Wale...."
"...The Gates of the Alamo: A Novelby Stephen Harrigan..."
"...The stars of Poor Shadows of Elysium's production of Richard II couldn't be better foils. Kevin Gates is lanky and mousy-haired, a sort of gentle-looking guy..."
"...Despite pacing issues toward the end of the first act, the script is complex and fulfilling enough to pique the interest of Elizabethan theatre fans: The Arden of the title is a prosperous businessman who has recently been given lands from an old abbey and whose wife, Alice (Bridget Farias Gates), is both cheating on him and plotting to kill him. She's hired a pair of bumbling villains to do Arden in, but they botch the job repeatedly..."
"...First known for hood smash "I Don't Get Tired (#IDGT)," Baton Rouge, La., rapper Kevin Gates trades in cinema verité pragmatism. Throughout his major label debut, Islah, the MC doubles down on graphic realism, mincing no words..."
"...Best known as the lead guitarist in Kurt Vile & the Violators, his solo catalog runs equally deep, with shades of Jack Rose and John Fahey. His latest with longtime collaborator/drummer John Truscinski and bassist Justin Tripp is deceptively complex progressive psych-folk, hushed but commanding. Austin Powell Kevin Gates..."
"...April Perez Moore effortlessly embodied the girl, whose protective relationship with the tree and the forest (along with other characters throughout her life) was the core of the story. Kevin Gates was nurturing and strong as the girl's father, while Jonathan Salazar and Huck Huckaby gave notable turns as a love interest and a journalist, respectively..."
"...Bridget Farias' lusty Cleopatra is as smoldering as one would hope, flattening Octavia, her rival in the affections of Antony. Farias and her real-life partner Kevin Gates (Antony) have an easy chemistry that is necessarily electric..."
"...The director, Kevin Gates, has a light touch here and is clearly not a member of Team Branagh – famously bent on leveraging the power of spectacle to lull us into a sea of calm as we make that first important leap into the foreign territory of the Shakespearean vernacular. Nope..."
"...KP: That you can tell how well we're getting along by the music you hear. Some people are preaching brotherly love, while at the same moment, somebody on the other end of the spectrum is saying, "I'll rip their throats out and storm the gates." Listening to what's commercially popular, I hope people hear it as a barometer of who we are as a culture right now..."
"...1 scan KOD with Georgia trio Migos, who promote new double album Culture II. Young Thug replaces Cardi B due to her pregnancy by Migos MC Offset, but Kevin Gates, Bun B, Trae tha Truth, and more make a day of it..."
"...Kevin Gates (New Orleans, LA.)..."
"...Last-minute Kevin Gates replacement and millennial King of the South, T.I. made boyfriends uncomfortable..."
"...They almost challenge the rap star power of JMBLYA, which boasts the fab four of J. Cole, Migos, Cardi B, and Kevin Gates at Circuit of the Americas on May 5...."
"...Fellow JMBLYAer Kevin Gates, whose Islah LP topped the rap albums charts in 2016, got paroled from prison last month after a 30-month sentence for felony gun possession. Pound for pound, no local festival has more hit-making artists than JMBLYA..."
"...9) Kevin Gates, Islah (Bread Winners' Association/Atlantic)..."
"...Congress), after being held the previous two years at New Braunfels' WhiteWater Amphitheater. The all-day event, featuring Future, Rae Sremmurd, Carnage, Kevin Gates, and Post Malone, continues experiencing massive growth, selling out 10,000 tickets two weeks before the show, more than double last year's numbers..."
"...South by Southwest added five acts to the growing field of performers at their 2016 Music Festival: Ra Ra Riot, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down, the Big Pink, Kevin Gates, and locals White Denim...."
"...One notable addition to the lineup was New Orleans enigma Kevin Gates, whose street smash “I Don’t Get Tired (#IDGT)” rang true in a buoyant live-wire set. His curious inclusion wasn’t the last oddity of the night..."