SOURCE: Atlantic Records

Atlantic Records

February 25, 2014 10:50 ET

Bread Winners' Association Artist Kevin Gates Announces March 18th Release Date of Latest Mixtape "By Any Means"

Pre-Order Available Today on iTunes

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2014) - In just one short year, New Orleans native Kevin Gates has done the seemingly impossible. He's managed to evolve from obscure regional artist with a cult-like following, to now being heralded as an industry best-in-show. Having both previously released projects, The Luca Brasi Story and Stranger Than Fiction, which sold over 8k copies in its first week, included in the year end lists of national publications like: Rolling Stone, Complex and Spin Magazines, is a clear indication that the music world has definitely taken a liking. Peers like Drake have called themselves fans and fellow southern rapper Plies is now joining him on tracks.

Never one to stay away too long, today Kevin announces the March 18th release date of his latest mixtape, By Any Means (track listing below). This 16-track project is available today on iTunes for pre-order ( and features the multi-Grammy award winning songwriter Rico Love, 2 Chainz, Plies, and Percy Keith. A trailer for the project can be seen here ( As a gift to the die-hard fans, two tracks are available for immediate download upon purchase; "Don't Know" ( and "Amnesia" ( featuring the late rapper Doe B: a homage to the fallen artist.

With production by notables like: Jim Jonsin, The Runners, Dun Deal, and The Honorable C-Note, early listens of By Any Means are already being met with stellar reviews. Songs like "Movie" and "Arm and Hammer" have been called out as game changers and collaborations with one of the industry's hottest artists, 2 Chainz, solidifies that Kevin is transitioning as one of hip hop's latest and greatest. If By Any Means is anything like his past offerings, 2014 is already looking like a promising year for the young star.

"By Any Means" Track Listing:

1. Wish I Had It
2. Don't Know
3. Amnesia feat. Doe B
4. Can't Make This Up
5. Keep Fucking With Me feat. Plies
6. Homicide
7. Movie
8. Go Hard feat. Rico Love
9. Bet I'm On It feat. 2 Chainz
10. Arm and Hammer
11. Posed To Be In Love
12. Stop Lyin
13. Wit It
14. Just Want Some Money feat. Percy Keith
15. Again
16. Get Up On My Level


"Don't Know" (Sound Cloud Audio):
"Don't Know" (Official video):
"Amnesia" (Sound Cloud Audio):
"Amnesia" (YouTube Audio Visual):

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