Kevin Gates

Birth Name: Kevin Jerome Gilyard

Place of Birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 5, 1986

Ethnicity: African-American, Puerto Rican, possibly Moroccan

Kevin Gates is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur.

Kevin was raised mostly in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, in Louisiana. He is married to Dreka Haynes, with whom he has two children. He is a practising Muslim, and has gone to Mecca for Hajj.

He has evidently said that his father is Moroccan. It is not clear if this is accurate.

5 Responses

  1. dlxzvs says:

    correction He shouldn’t be listed as Moroccan. There is no evidence and it seems very unlikely

  2. gmillaz says:

    He has claimed that his father is Moroccan

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