Kevin Gates Quotes

I don’t have a religion. I ain’t nothing wrong with church as long as they selling chicken. Cause I read the Quran, I read the Kabbalah, I read the Bible. They all got the same three basic principles: Love God, love your neighbour as yourself, and… As far as me being, I live by those principles.

The ones that hate you most tend to be the people you know

The energy in the daytime is so different because everyone is so unhappy and depressed and you can pick up on that energy psycho kinetically. So I like to come out at night. Everything’s settled, you can see more.

Being in the neighbourhood and the poverty stricken environment that I grew up in, I took a detour. I gravitated towards some of the individuals that did a lot of the wrong things with the right intentions.

Let me hear the music. I’ma let the music instruct me on which way to go. Forwards, backwards, left, right. It’s like boxing. I’m only as strong as my opponent.

When you come up in the slums, having nothin make you humble.

I’ve always stood on my own two. I don’t need a team. I don’t do the entourage thing, 30 people. I don’t do that. That’s just not me.

I live by the ten percent rule. Save one, you save a thousand.

To be honest I am not lookin to be romantic, already got someone at home

I can’t say any artist inspired me, because I’m inspired by the things that go on around me.

My grandmother was an English teacher for a while. And she stressed to me the importance of reading, being able to articulate well.

Because I’ve been hurt before Love don’t Live Here Anymore.

I’m a big skeptic so I won’t just go off what an individual may tell me. I gotta do the research. I’ma get different literature on that one subject and just compare and contrast. I do my own selective studies.

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.

Fall in love fast, make sure I handle it delicate.

I always knew who I was, and I always ran from my true purpose… I know what my job is. And I always ran from it.

In 7th grade, I believe, I wrote my first rap song. It was about everything I was seeing, everything that was going on around me.

The only frustrating thing about jail is that I can’t make music.

When you’re in prison, you want to know that you were thought about.

I have trouble with letting go. That’s my problem.

I don’t believe in conspiracy theories. I’m just a cold-blooded investigator.

Glory be and praise to God. I didn’t do any of this. God did. I don’t have a recipe or a blueprint. I prayed for it, and my prayers are continuing to be answered.

When you stand for something, you’ve got to stand for it all the way, not half way.

I’m a felon. I get pulled over all the time.

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.