iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from By Any Means by Kevin Gates, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

By Any Means

Kevin Gates

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download music.

Album Review

Kevin Gates' climb to the top of hip-hop continues on By Any Means, his official 2014 mixtape. Boasts that the Young Money label won't sign him because he's "too violent" ("Wish I Had It") sit next to simple, hooky thug tracks ("Arm & Hammer" arguably being the best), and while that's the standard stuff that's found on mixtapes, from old editions of G-Unit Radio to whatever the Diplomats crew just issued, Gates goes above and beyond with the format. The 2 Chainz feature "Bet I'm on It" is a radio-worthy number while tracks like "Movie" (Frank Ocean-like R&B) and "Posed to Be in Love" (a love song with some Eminem-sized obsession) are unexpected excellence buried on a stopgap release, all of them making this mixtape quite necessary for fans of Gates' albums. Plies, Doe B, and Rico Love also lend a hand.

Customer Reviews

Kevin Gates 4 President

Luca BRASI!!!!

Luca Brasi

Im a huge kevin gates fan, sattelites had me going hard for this dude, then luca brasi was dropped, dipped in evem harder to his exquisite rap intelligence, and fell in love, this album is gonna be flame as all hell.

Kevin Gates by Nola Boy

Da Truth 💯

Biography

Born: February 5, 1986 in Baton Rouge, LA

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '00s, '10s

Transferring the reflective style of rappers like Drake to the genre of gangsta rap, Louisiana-based MC Kevin Gates spent five-plus years on the mixtape circuit before climbing into the Top 40 of the Billboard 200 album chart with his 2013 release, Stranger Than Fiction. Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Gates made his mixtape debut in 2007 with Pick of da Litter. Mixtapes with titles like All In and I Don't Know What to Call It, Vol. 1 appeared over the next few years, but in 2013 he dropped the popular...
Full Bio
By Any Means, Kevin Gates
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

Influencers