Parole Watch: Kevin Gates Might Be Released From Prison Soon

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East Moline, IL – Kevin Gates is currently serving a 30-month prison sentence at East Moline Correctional Facility in Illinois and may be out on parole as soon as January 10, 2018, if all goes well. Gates’ previous parole date was set for June 22.

If parole is granted for the 31-year-old MC, born Kevin Jerome Gilyard, he will be off parole in January 10, 2019, according to the Illinois Department of Corrections website (which inexplicably says he has no tattoos).


Shortly after releasing Islah at the top of 2016, Gates served a 180-day sentence in Polk County jail after being found guilty of battery for kicking a fan at a Lakeland, Florida show. He was then transferred to East Moline Correctional Center on April 27 due to a gun charge case in Illinois dating back to 2013.

His certified platinum Islah album peaked at #2 on the Billboard 200 and his wife Dreka, who has been handling all Bread Winners’ Association and family business while Gates has been locked up, helped facilitate the release of his By Any Means mixtape this past September.

Source: Hip Hop DX