Kevin Gates Opens Up About His Time in Jail During New Interview With Sway: 'I Was Innocent, But I Pled Guilty'


On the heels of releasing his anticipated Luca Brasi three album, Kevin Gates opened up in a uncommon interview with Sway Calloway. Part one of many dialog was launched on Monday, because the Baton Rouge, La., rapper dished on household life, retaining his freedom, pleading responsible whereas harmless, and even obtained a name from his daughter.

Gates was launched from jail again in January after serving 9 months of a 30-month sentence on a gun possession cost. Kevin admitted to pleading responsible due to the leniency he seen along with his case from the Florida authorized system, leading to a lesser general cost. "I used to be harmless, however I pled responsible to that cost as a result of, , a variety of occasions you possibly can beat the cost, however you possibly can’t beat the trip," he eloquently defined. "I most likely would have sat one other three or 4 years simply preventing the cost."

The Bread Winners' Association co-founder is appreciative of his time spent behind bars on the East Moline Correctional Center, the place he was transferred within the midst of his sentence, due to the newfound construction it delivered to his life. "The totally different factor about Gangland -- and after I say that, Illinois -- it was so lovely as a result of it was structured totally different. I've by no means been round that kind of construction. And it was lovely," he stated.

In the meantime, the 32-year-old additionally kicks off his Luca Brasi three Tour in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday evening (Oct. 2). Gates will trek via a lot of the United States to shut out 2018. Find tickets to the tour on his official web site. 

Watch half certainly one of Kevin Gates' interview with Sway under: