Police Are Looking For Kevin Gates After A Shooting
Kevin GatesEvian Christ: Another guy is Kevin Gates. Kevin Gates is really, really underrated. For me, he has the potential to be, just purely pound for pound, he's likely to be one of the best rappers of his generation if he can be put out there like that. He's got content. Not many rappers now have that much content; he's got shit to talk about, which sets him apart from a lot of rappers who've come up with mixtapes from the South.
Kentucky police are searching for 2014 XXL Freshmen Kevin Gates after a shooting occurred at his Lexington show early Sunday morning. Thankfully, no one was killed but one patron suffered non-life threatening issues and others suffered minor injuries after being crushed by the crowd rushing toward the exits. Despite the shooting, Luca Brasi didn't stop the show and jumped in the crowd to perform three more songs for fans who stuck around. According to TMZ, Cops are seeking Gates for questioning since they believe he had a clear view of the shooting from the stage. At the moment, Gates has remained silent about the incident to both cops and the press. XXL reached out to Gates and his team and are waiting on a response.
Kevin Gates has had a controversial start to 2015. In early January, Gates caught the attention of nearly every major media outlet after he claimed via an Instagram post that he was having sex with his cousin. The news caused quite a stir and Gates proceeded to delete his entire Instagram history. On the music front, Gates found success with his Luca Brasi 2 mixtape and he is gearing up to go on tour.
Keep it locked to XXL for more news on the concert shooting as it comes.