Top 80 Kevin Gates Quotes & Lyrics On Love, Life And Music

Looking for inspirational quotes by American hip-hop artist Kevin Gates? We have rounded up the best Kevin Gates quotes, sayings, song lyrics, and captions, (with images and pictures) on life, love, work, success, music, God, and more to inspire you.

Kevin Jerome Gilyard, professionally known as Kevin Gates, is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, and entrepreneur. He is currently signed to Bread Winners’ Association in partnership with Atlantic Records.

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Coming from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Gates rose to prominence for his unique style of music which is characterized by a blend of hip-hop, R&B, and introspective storytelling.

Throughout his musical career, Gates has released several hit mixtapes and singles making him one of America’s most successful contemporary singers.

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

Kevin is liked by the audience for his real-life themes that often reflect the realities of his upbringing, his song lyrics deal with subjects like poverty, depression, and prison time.

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These insightful and thought-provoking Kevin Gates quotes will motivate you to pursue your dreams and live life to the fullest.

Top 10 Kevin Gates Quotes

  1. “Wise men change, fools stay the same.” — Kevin Gates                                                                                                 

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  2. “If it matters to you, pursue it aggressively.” — Kevin Gates                                                                                        best kevin gates quotes
  3. “The struggle is real, but it doesn’t last forever.” — Kevin Gates                                                                                      kevin gates quotes about life
  4. “I adapt and I adjust to whatever environment I’m in.” — Kevin Gates
  5. “I’m nowhere close to perfect, of this I’m sure, but God is!” — Kevin Gates
  6. “Knowledge is provided but only to those who need to know.” — Kevin Gates
  7. “Don’t stress over people who couldn’t give 2 pennies about you.” — Kevin Gates
  8. “Use the things that make you angry — as fuel to make you better.” — Kevin Gates                                                                    kevin gates quotes on life
  9. “Everytime the leaves are changing it’s the loneliest time of the year.” — Kevin Gates
  10. “Without an understanding of bad…how can one truly have an appreciation of good.” — Kevin Gates

Best Kevin Gates Quotes On Life

  1. “All things are obtained by Wisdom and Knowledge.” — Kevin Gates
  2. “Watch people daily and you will see their true colors.” — Kevin Gates
  3. “You can’t make everybody else happy and still stay on top.” — Kevin Gates                                                                    kevin gate quotes
  4. “I live by the ten percent rule. Save one, you save a thousand.” — Kevin Gates                                                                      kevin gates sayings
  5. “When you stand for something, you’ve got to stand for it all the way, not halfway.” — Kevin Gates
  6. “Some’ll say life is a gamble, which means love is a casino. Everybody just playin’ to win.” — Kevin Gates
  7. “Sometimes you have to let people bump their heads to realize that they are not making sense.” — Kevin Gates
  8. “When you level up your life will change. You will come across harder opponents and situations.” — Kevin Gates
  9. “I believe that life is a journey and for me to tell you my plans; things never go according to plan.” — Kevin Gates
  10. “Everybody around you pretending that they are your partner, let you have a problem they won’t even help you out.” — Kevin Gates

Quotes By Kevin Gates On Success

  1. “I’ve just always been a reader.” — Kevin Gates
  2. “You learn fast or you die young.” — Kevin Gates                                                                                                            kevin gates love quotes
  3. “I don’t get tired..what you tired of.” — Kevin Gates
  4. “Why accept failure when success is free?” — Kevin Gates
  5. “When you follow your heart, you always win!” — Kevin Gates                                                                                          kevin gates motivational quotes
  6. “I don’t want no handouts. I want to get it out the mud.” — Kevin Gates
  7. “I don’t sleep much. I don’t sleep much – I work, I work, I work.” — Kevin Gates
  8. “True wealth is not of the pocket, but of the heart and of the mind.” — Kevin Gates                                                      kevin gates inspirational quotes
  9. “If you associate yourself with peer pressure or complacency, you’re destined for failure.” — Kevin Gates
  10. “I don’t really like talking. I like to execute. I’m not a talking person. I’m an action person.” — Kevin Gates

Kevin Gates Quotes On Love

  1. “It is illegal to steal my feelings and leave.” — Kevin Gates
  2. “Marriage is the most wonderful thing ever.” — Kevin Gates
  3. “I like being with my family. That’s my party.” — Kevin Gates
  4. “Love’s a battlefield it’s not a one-night stand.” — Kevin Gates
  5. “Fall in love fast, make sure I handle it delicate.” — Kevin Gates
  6. “Some may consider this a problem, I easily fall in love.” — Kevin Gates
  7. “You have to be intimate with a person to know that person.” — Kevin Gates
  8. “To be honest I am not looking to be romantic, already got someone at home.” — Kevin Gates
  9. “I love God, I love everybody else around me as myself, and I love my enemy.” — Kevin Gates
  10. “Disconnecting from one you love can be a lonely ordeal. The feelings you will experience will change you.” — Kevin Gates

Inspirational Kevin Gates Quotes

  1. “Sometimes the best move is no move.” — Kevin Gates                                                                                            kevin gates pictures quotes
  2. “Entertainment and the streets don’t go together.” — Kevin Gates
  3. “Having love for your enemy is a hard thing to do, real talk.” — Kevin Gates
  4. “Out my window.. I see everything I dream about and wished I had” — Kevin Gates
  5. “Don’t get mad at me for being the best of what I was created to be.” — Kevin Gates
  6. “When you come up in the slums, having nothing makes you humble.” — Kevin Gates
  7. “When trying to destroy you, they destroy themselves in the process. em’ — work harder!” — Kevin Gates
  8. “When you got wisdom and knowledge you supposed to spread the world with some Soulja love.” — Kevin Gates
  9. “Climbin forward, strivin’, I’m a grinder. Rearview watchin’ what’s behind you: Peripheral, watchin’ what’s on side you.” — Kevin Gates
  10. “I’m a perfect imperfection. My craft has been perfected. I just need affection, emotionally. I’m an introvert but it comes off as aggression.” — Kevin Gates

Kevin Gates Quotes About Music

  1. “Music is all I have.” — Kevin Gates
  2. “Rap was more of a release for me, a journal.” — Kevin Gates
  3. “I suffer from deep depression, so my only release is music.” — Kevin Gates
  4. “I could care less about the particular. I like to make music.” — Kevin Gates
  5. “A hot producer might not make a hot beat for me. I just love music.” — Kevin Gates
  6. “Having a musical outlet is a pure blessing to the ears of thousands of fans.” — Kevin Gates
  7. “I’m super serious about music. That’s, like, the only thing I’m serious about.” — Kevin Gates
  8. “Inspiration comes from many things, and in the life of KG his music is just one of them.” — Kevin Gates
  9. “I know I write a lot of my best music in the car, like late night. Three, four in the morning.” — Kevin Gates
  10. “I know my voice is very distinctive because in a room of 100 people, my voice is always picked out.” — Kevin Gates
  11. “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
  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. “Music’s the most therapeutic thing for me. Because I suffer with depression, and it’s my only form of releasing it.” — Kevin Gates
  14. “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
  15. “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

Inspirational Kevin Gates Quotes

  1. “If you not in your own lane, create one.” — Kevin Gates
  2. “Loyalty is hard to find; trust is easy to lose.” — Kevin Gates                                                                                        kevin gates quotes about loyalty
  3. “I’m not made out of concrete. I’m a real person.” — Kevin Gates                                                                                  kevin gates quotes on love
  4. “She says I’m a dog, but it takes one to know one.” — Kevin Gates
  5. “Never break or fold, that’s what it takes to be major.” — Kevin Gates                                                                                  kevin gates quotes images
  6. “I never go into a situation with any type of expectations.” — Kevin Gates
  7. “I experience great hurt, this hurt allows me to know I’m alive.” — Kevin Gates
  8. “If I told you I was different, would you understand the difference?” — Kevin Gates
  9. “People betray you because it’s easier to violate a friend than it’s a stranger.” — Kevin Gates                                              unique quotes by kevin gates
  10. “Don’t let nobody know that you a monster. Keep it on the tuck and then surprise ’em.” — Kevin Gates
  11. “People will flip on you at the drop of a dime. Just be prepared so it doesn’t surprise you.” — Kevin Gates
  12. “My daily conversation, it consists of hustle. Grinding from the bottom sick and tired of struggle.” — Kevin Gates
  13. “You can learn from a dummy. You can watch a dummy and learn what not to do. I’ve always been an observant individual.” — Kevin Gates
  14. “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
  15. “Anything lost can be found again, except for time wasted. A vision without action is merely a dream. Action, it’s the grind, it’s the hustle, it’s the persistence.” — Kevin Gates

Kevin Gates Quotes From Songs Lyrics

  1. “Diamonds really diamonds And I’m shining bright ’cause I’m really grinding” — Kevin Gates (Really Really)
  2. “Say I’m Free to Love – take a look inside And you could see that love’s a raging fire” — Kevin Gates (Free To Love)
  3. “Steady looking at God Trapped in these ways Rap to get paid Or death and get sprayed” — Kevin Gates (Game Tight)
  4. “You could leave with me if you’d like You the baddest in the buildin’ My money super right” — Kevin Gates (In Da Building)
  5. “Through all the times in my life Through all the things that’s not right I need to know Who’s got love for me?” — Kevin Gates (Who Got Love)
  6. “Hardships losing me Fake friends using me Coke game abusing me Or maybe it’s my pride I’m like inside I got this drive” — Kevin Gates (Find My Way)
  7. “Satellites, satellites Never really made love, but she gon’ get it right Emotions probably telling her she could stay the night” — Kevin Gates (Satellites)
  8. “If you get in the way, I want to clean up brigade Beat up your face No surrender, me no run away “I’m so in love with these streets, sometimes I wear my heart on my sleeve, I’m a G, I” — Kevin Gates (Get In The Way)
  9. “Don’t worry, I’m just in my feelings It’s not a bad thing bae It’s nice to have someone that understands me bae ‘Cause we’re the real thing bae I really love the fact that you can feel me bae” — Kevin Gates (In My Feelings)
  10. “Feel like I’m trapped in the ghetto where we live, grimey But dear God please, watch over my empire Cold heart, live, bitch shit, spit fire But dear God please, watch over my empire” “Relationship, love hate, two mistakes can’t budge fate” — Kevin Gates (Empire)

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More About Kevin Gates’s Life

Kevin started his career in the year 2005 with the release of his first mixtape, Pick Of Da Litter. Since then he has released a number of mixtapes, including Stranger Than Fiction, By Any Means, and Luca Brasi 2, that have topped the Billboard charts.

Gates grew up in a very challenging environment facing a lot of hardships in life. He used music as a medium of expression to escape the obstacles of life.

Kevin also had many legal issues and has been in and out of prison multiple times. He had a very difficult upbringing and was arrested for the first time in 1999 at the age of 13 for joyriding in a stolen vehicle as a passenger.

Despite facing hardships in childhood and facing several legal troubles, Kevin managed to become a successful rapper in the American music industry.


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