Kevin Gates on 'I'm Him' Album, Birdman Lessons & Holding Himself Accountable | Everyday Struggle

  • Publicado el 11 jul 2019
  • On the Thursday, June 11th, episode of #EverydayStruggle, Nadeska, Wayno and DJ Akademiks are joined by Louisiana rapper Kevin Gates. Gates discusses his upcoming album ‘I’m Him’ and the pressures he’s dealt with trying to create the project. Later in the show, he reveals why didn’t sign to the Cash Money Records and says he learned a lot from Birdman’s savvy business ways during his time with the music mogul. Gates also discusses his past issues, including his struggles with depression and spending time in prison, and how he's found peace with the help of his family and wife. Plus he talks about his friendship with YoungBoy Never Broke Again and discusses some of the criticism he's dealt with publicly before hugging it out with Akademiks.
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  • Innov Ace
    Innov Ace Hace 4 horas

    “Take control, im him *slaps wrist* “grey matter I choose you” - Kevin Gates 😂

  • Justin Versace
    Justin Versace Hace un día

    When that bitch interrupted lmao he kept going lmao

  • ymcmb4844
    ymcmb4844 Hace un día

    The legend Gates

  • Brittany Lopper
    Brittany Lopper Hace un día

    He needs to write a book

  • leaf blower
    leaf blower Hace 2 días

    "I was talking bout a brick of dope ... a brick of coke" the way he said that shit

    PAPUH BOSSS Hace 2 días


  • BlackOps55able
    BlackOps55able Hace 2 días

    When he said i was talking bout a brick of dope....or a brick of coke

  • Alan Green
    Alan Green Hace 2 días

    “I’m a recritive reader”

  • Mostwantedjk
    Mostwantedjk Hace 4 días

    Why acting like that lol like fruity😂😂😂🤦🏾‍♂️Gates saying he continued to fuck his cousin 🤨

  • i PlayGirlsLike2K
    i PlayGirlsLike2K Hace 4 días

    I be cringing when Kevin talk but he not dumb so

  • Trust YouMe
    Trust YouMe Hace 4 días +2

    His feminine demeanor is one thing but he's wearing his pants like an accessory lol. Yall are weird. imma head out.

  • Eric Chillmonger
    Eric Chillmonger Hace 4 días

    Gates could be a professor.

  • Ariel Bayonne
    Ariel Bayonne Hace 4 días

    Kevin always spoke facts but now he’s giving us a more spiritual view

  • ZackNasty
    ZackNasty Hace 5 días

    "Louisiana dont use any lingo, thats what we saying" facts

  • Expand Your Mind
    Expand Your Mind Hace 5 días +1

    This is the Kevin Gates I like. Nothing but wisdom....

  • Drebodollaz Dollaz
    Drebodollaz Dollaz Hace 6 días +5

    I prefer them over the breakfast club. Atleast in this interview, they weren't trying to exploit him just a real convo.

  • OG simpson
    OG simpson Hace 6 días

    Subhan Allah. Final days around the corner

  • Akilah Da G
    Akilah Da G Hace 6 días

    31:41 nah fr tho im cryinggggg

  • Myles Bell
    Myles Bell Hace 7 días

    Akademiks is a bitch

  • Mercedes Zachary
    Mercedes Zachary Hace 7 días

    Kevin say umm

  • Levi M
    Levi M Hace 8 días

    wayno socks higher than life

  • Kedzie K
    Kedzie K Hace 9 días +2

    “ a lot of depression settling in and you was too confused, your heart was frozen but a chosen one commanded it when it was time to move “ -KG

  • R. Weems
    R. Weems Hace 9 días +2

    All the insecure men😂talking about his "mannerisms" smh. I love yall man.

  • Knychaus Knychaus
    Knychaus Knychaus Hace 9 días

    Can someone explain what was the meaning about sagging pants? To have a graveyard under belt? I didn't get it

  • Amrozi Mafioso
    Amrozi Mafioso Hace 9 días

    Masa allah

  • Yung Brasi
    Yung Brasi Hace 9 días +2

    Whoeva behind that camera got gates attention like a mf 🤔😂

  • Ax Man
    Ax Man Hace 9 días

    Lol at AK not commenting on the healthy shit n trying to learn from it lol

  • Dj Death
    Dj Death Hace 9 días

    kevin is the most girly man ever he cant even get out the closet unless he talks dirty to the door

  • Shay Luv
    Shay Luv Hace 9 días

    The jail flip flops tho love him

  • Sunny Bobo
    Sunny Bobo Hace 11 días

    Kelvin Gate gay af ole Tyler perry ass nigga

  • Di_ mohd
    Di_ mohd Hace 11 días

    MashaAllah, God bless you n ur hustle.

  • Abra Kadabra
    Abra Kadabra Hace 13 días

    His soft answers is like that cult satanist

  • Chris Barcenas
    Chris Barcenas Hace 13 días

    It's 2:59 am and I really wanna watch this so fuck it I'm watch it till I fall asleep for my nigga gates

  • Queen D
    Queen D Hace 14 días


  • Haitian Princess
    Haitian Princess Hace 14 díasídeo.html

  • Notebook.
    Notebook. Hace 15 días

    Kevin's reactions when Ak starts talking is how EVERYBODY feels, but not all of them show.

  • Chelsa Lewis-Bevel
    Chelsa Lewis-Bevel Hace 16 días

    awwwww he has a nicer recitation than I thought he would have!1 Mashallah

  • Jay Weezy
    Jay Weezy Hace 17 días +2

    i ain’t even mad that gates be getting a new doctrine every 6-9montha.

  • Jay Weezy
    Jay Weezy Hace 17 días

    gates hates interviews. fk this fkboi djak shit and start his own podcast!

  • David Santos
    David Santos Hace 17 días


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    officialfabiohart Hace 17 días


  • Max Jhon
    Max Jhon Hace 17 días +4

    Nedeska: a lot of people had you blocked including me 😂😂😂 10:23

  • Kane Plater
    Kane Plater Hace 17 días

    11:57 got serious

  • Mass Shrooms
    Mass Shrooms Hace 18 días +15

    The al-fatiah at the beginning so beautiful Kevin ❤️

  • 1Crystyles1
    1Crystyles1 Hace 18 días +1

    That man Gates is far from Gay! He definitely tones down, because people are expecting that street nicca that he truly is.... he is super intelligent. He is naturally intimidating, so him chilling is him trying to remain cool. He is actually very dramatic and artistic but not in a bad way.

    • young_gifted_and_rich 47
      young_gifted_and_rich 47 Hace 17 días

      Best description so far!!! But I've watched all his interviews and he's never acted so effeminate before maybe it's because of nadeska tryna recruit for the threesome hahaha

  • Exposed Emm
    Exposed Emm Hace 19 días +1

    Y’all can’t say he not looking gay

  • GaiaZyme
    GaiaZyme Hace 19 días

    a situational ying yang of the fakest with the most real

  • Justice Served
    Justice Served Hace 19 días

    Kevin Gates is very effeminate in this interview.

    • LGZZL 1937
      LGZZL 1937 Hace 17 días

      Not effeminate. This is how a grown man speaks....

    • LGZZL 1937
      LGZZL 1937 Hace 17 días

      Not effeminate. This is how a grown man speaks......

  • Z
    Z Hace 20 días

    Gates too real

  • Mark Odessy
    Mark Odessy Hace 20 días +2

    You can tell Everyday Whatever it’s call needs new hosts.

  • Mark Odessy
    Mark Odessy Hace 20 días

    I was already a Gates fan, but just started trying to actually find all I can on him, and he seems to be a very smart dude!

  • Zach Marshall
    Zach Marshall Hace 20 días

    For years I thought Gates was arrogant and the disrespectful hood type but dude is smart and extremely honest/respectful. Props to Gates fr

  • young m
    young m Hace 20 días

    Whats the song he said i wish i could be better for you baby

  • Clack Lozen
    Clack Lozen Hace 21 un día

    Salam brother

  • FinessekidKvsh
    FinessekidKvsh Hace 21 un día +2

    29:35 funniest part of the interview lol

  • YnM Yung Dred
    YnM Yung Dred Hace 21 un día

    This nigga a true Aquarius ♒️

  • Bishop Hilden
    Bishop Hilden Hace 21 un día

    What song did he get those lyrics from

  • seble dejene
    seble dejene Hace 22 días

    Kaven that is oled testament that whyJesus our father God iscaming to wash out our sanse he make as feery that tastmant Jesus he diey for our sanse he make as Klein that is. New tastmant

  • Ramiro Rivera
    Ramiro Rivera Hace 22 días

    General Gates shut Akademiks down quickkkkk 💪🏽💯💯

  • Brittany Chambers
    Brittany Chambers Hace 23 días

    I love the fact your so honest with your daughter I'm the same way and I've had my parents and friends say I've told her too much but I want her to be prepared for reality and not be blind side by how the real world operates