57 Kevin Gates quotes about music, success and life (2023)

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Kevin Gates is an American rapper, singer and businessman from Louisiana. He is currently signed to Dead Game Records and Atlantic Records, as well as his own label, Bread Winners' Association.

His debut studio album Islah was released in January 2016 and reached number two on the US Billboard 200 chart. Gates has also previously released numerous mixtapes, 3 of which have charted in the top 40 of the Billboard 200 chart.

We've put together this amazing collection of the bestKevin GatesQuotes where he talks about music, success and life:


57 quotes from Kevin Gates

1. "Any artist who takes music as seriously as I do will agree with that. But if you say to me, "Dude, send me a verse and I'll send you one." NO. This is not a collaboration. We don't know each other and I'm serious about this song."Kevin Gates

2. "Don't be mad at me for being better than I was raised."–Kevin Gates

3. "I don't look at the sale because I don't care. It's about the music. Music is all I have.”–Kevin Gates

4. "I've always wanted to study human behavior because every psychologist I spoke to told me I was bipolar, and I know I'm not bipolar, so I had to psychoanalyze myself to find out that I had unresolved issues." had grief."–Kevin Gates

5. "I suffer from depression. severe cases of it. Not a case of depression, not a severe case, but severe cases of depression. Music is my only outlet, it's therapeutic for me. It's a release. That’s how I vent emotionally.”–Kevin Gates

6. "Those who hate you the most are usually the people you know."–Kevin Gates

7. "If you associate yourself with peer pressure or complacency, you're doomed."–Kevin Gates

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8. “Money comes, money must come. I'm not waiting for anyone, I'll get it.–Kevin Gates

9. "Never break or bend, that's what's important."–Kevin Gates

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10. “The things that are the hardest for me to put into words and talk about, I put into my music. I'm super passionate about my craft and super passionate about what I do.”–Kevin Gates

11. "Anything that I have a natural love, respect or admiration for, I tattoo on my body. It will probably be my next tattooMuhammad Ali. I haveBob Marley, I haveElvis, I haveMalcom X. I have so many tattoos. It's crazy. I'm really running out of space. But getting a tattoo is also therapeutic for me.”–Kevin Gates

12. "Without an understanding of evil... how can anyone truly appreciate good."–Kevin Gates

13. "Everything lost can be found, except lost time. A vision without action is just a dream. Action, it's the routine, it's the rush, it's the persistence.”–Kevin Gates

14. "I enteredthe gamewith a different attitude than now. And I had to grow up. I had to mature. In that growth and in that maturity, at that point of maturity, I realized that the people interviewing me are really just talking. And they don't have the same lifestyle as me, so my life is super interesting to them.–Kevin Gates

15. "I have 6 jobs, I can't get enough!"–Kevin Gates

16. "I live by the 10 percent rule. Save one, save a thousand.”–Kevin Gates

17. "I'm a huge skeptic, so I won't just agree with what a person might tell me. I have to do the research. I'm going to take various literature on this subject and just compare and contrast them. I do my own selective studies.–Kevin Gates

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"I always got up alone. I don't need a team. I don't do the entourage thing, 30 people, I don't do that. That's not me. —Kevin Gates

19. "Wise men change, fools remain the same."–Kevin Gates

20. “Music is the most therapeutic thing for me. Because I suffer from depression and it's my only option to let it go. Just like you do with your tape recorder, I record my thoughts. I vented. It's a canal. I'm an introvert when it comes to showing my feelings. And since I'm such an introvert, it's best to speak into the microphone."–Kevin Gates

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21. "Or help them get to the root of the problem. Or help them figure out what the problem is. Because the problem is within ourselves, and often we don't look inward as individuals. We always look for something else as a substitute, like a pacifier. You have to look at yourself first.”–Kevin Gates

22. "To inform, to improve, to make it better, and I think that's what my first daughter did to me, so I named my first album after my first daughter."–Kevin Gates

23. "When you go to the favela, having nothing makes you humble."–Kevin Gates

24. "Yes, I am a convicted felon.–Kevin Gates

25. "Being logical gave me reason to doubt"–Kevin Gates

26. "I can't say that any artist has inspired me because I'm inspired by the things that are happening around me."–Kevin Gates

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27. "I got it out of the mud, nobody ever gave me anything."–Kevin Gates

28. "I love God, I love everyone around me as myself, and I love my enemy."–Kevin Gates

29. "I am a perfect imperfection. My craft is perfected. I just need affection, emotionally. I'm introverted but it sounds like aggression.”–Kevin Gates

30. "I've had good times and bad and I remember it, maybe when I lie down, but throughout the day I keep myself involved in every moment I'm in because it can throw me into a state of depression .”–Kevin Gates

31. "It's about really being who you are and not apologizing for it, that's it. I can feel the growth from my first mixtape to this day. With every song I want to give you a piece of who I am as an individual.”–Kevin Gates

32. “My daily conversation is excitement. Dragging underneath, sick and tired from fighting.”–Kevin Gates

33. "Through my window...I see everything I dream of and wish I had"–Kevin Gates

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34. “Wealth doesn't come out of your pocket. It comes from the heart. It comes from the mind. i live like this You could give me a fish for a day and feed more, but if you teach me to fish you will feed me forever. So that's really my philosophy in all of this.”–Kevin Gates

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"If you have wisdom and knowledge, you should spread the world with some Soulja love." -Kevin Gates

36. "You can learn from a dummy. You can watch a mannequin and learn what not to do. I've always been a observant person. You don't know how much you love something until you do it. That's one thing I can say I've learned. I learned how much I love music.”–Kevin Gates

37. "Breathing is so important in physical activity, how much more important is it in mental activity?"–Kevin Gates

38. "I don't give anyone a reason to hate me, they create their own drama out of sheer jealousy. Keep your ears open and your mouth shut.”–Kevin Gates

39. "I have a hard time letting go. That's my problem. Anyone who has extreme highs and lows is bipolar to any psychologist, and that's not necessarily true."–Kevin Gates

40. "I love to be clean. I wear the same things, all my clothes look the same. I am a simple and uncomplicated type. I don't really do a lot of busy colors and things like that. I feel like less is more.”–Kevin Gates

41. "I'm also a hypersensitive person. I can notice the smallest. I could make a song about this interview. I live life and then I rap about it. Who knows what I can say? I really say what I feel. When I'm in the moment, whatever I'm feeling, I let it all out.–Kevin Gates

42. “If I tell the truth about myself, what can the world say? I would like to be accepted, but I'm not looking for acceptance. If you're a fan, it's because you're a fan of what I am psychologically, emotionally and individually. The world can relate more to a human than to a superstar.”–Kevin Gates

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43. "Knowledge is provided, but only for those who need to know."–Kevin Gates

44. "My grandmother was an English teacher for a while. And she emphasized to me how important it is to read, to articulate yourself well.”–Kevin Gates

45. “The energy throughout the day is so different because everyone is so unhappy and depressed and you can psychokinetically absorb that energy. That's why I like to go out in the evenings. Everything is solved, you can see more.–Kevin Gates

46. ​​​​​​​​“What poor person socially fits into society? You seem like a great person, but you're not going to walk out of this building and put one of those homeless people in your car. You treat her differently than me. When I'm done with this salad, you can eat off my plate. I am simply because I once walked in these shoes.–Kevin Gates

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47. "Why accept failure when success is free?"–Kevin Gates

48. "You can't make everyone happy and still be on top."–Kevin Gates

49. "But I really do live in a box. I'm always locked in the studio, so I never see these people anyway. And when I see them I don't even think - to be honest I'm so focused right now that I can't even imagine meeting these people I've been talking about from my past.–Kevin Gates

50. "I have no religion. I have no objection to the church as long as it sells chicken. Because I read the Koran, I read Kabbalah, I read the Bible. They all have the same three basic principles: love God, love your neighbor as yourself, and … as for me, I live by those principles.”–Kevin Gates

51. “I have confidence issues about sharing my innermost secrets with other people for fear of how I might be seen. Everyone has it.”–Kevin Gates

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"I love making music, I love getting tattooed... That's exactly what I love. If I wasn't getting paid, I would still do it.” —Kevin Gates

53. “I get inspired by everything that happens around me. I'm a sponge, I'm very analytical. I notice things that most people don't notice."–Kevin Gates

54. "If I told you I was different, would you understand the difference?"–Kevin Gates

55. “Made men don't make statements. You're bigger than that, that's wrong. I want every guy that raps in Louisiana to do it. Medication, then meditation and elevation to greatness.”–Kevin Gates

56. "My mindset, I guess. I used to handle things very differently than I do now. And I believe that comes with growth and maturity. And as you grow up, your way of life changes. Everything changes. Things that were once interesting aren't so interesting now."–Kevin Gates

57. "Whatever an individual chooses to do to themselves, as long as it doesn't affect me and respects it, I don't care what they do. Since I'm not perfect and I have flaws, who would I be to judge?"–Kevin Gates

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