The Baton Rouge rapper was kept in jail due to an outstanding warrant in Cook County in Illinois where he is facing a weapon charges including a charge of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon. Gates has already completed his 180 days jail sentence in Polk County, Florida. He was facing extradition to Illinous.
XXL reported that Kevin Gates is on several gun charges in Illinois dated back 2013 and will be transferred from Florida to that state after waiving his rights to an extradition hearing. Seems his fans will have to wait even longer to see one of the biggest rapper’s of this generation comes home. He also had a few tour dates scheduled, but seems those will be put on pause pending the outcome of his first court hearing in IL. His transfer will take place within the next 30 days.
Kevin Gates has been getting a lot of support from his peers in hip hop including French Montana and Gucci Mane.