Kevin Gates Has Been Released From Prison

Kevin Gates Has Been Released From Prison

Under his parole, Gates will allegedly be under mandatory supervision and can not possess any firearms during his time out of jail.

A popular rap musician is now free, after being released from a prison in the Quad Cities on Wednesday.

- Rapper Kevin Gates walked out of an IL state prison Wednesday morning, as scheduled, and no surprise warrants this time around, according to TMZ. The single was also Gates' first song to make the US Billboard Hot 100 and was also his first song to be certified Gold.

Gates previously spent time in prison after he was convicted of kicking a female fan during a performance in Florida.

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A hearing for Barbara Jiron in York County was postponed until January 17, when her husband also is scheduled to appear. The Jirons are due to appear in York County Court next week to face those charges, according to the Journal Star .

Fans of the rapper immediately took to Twitter to express their excitement about his release from prison.

Gates tweeted this photo after his release this morning.

Originally given a 30-month prison sentence for a felony gun possession, Gates only served nine months behind bars.

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