NEW YORK, NY–(Marketwired – May 6, 2014) – Bread Winners’ Association/Atlantic recording artist Kevin Gates has announced plans for a major US tour. The “By Any Means Tour” gets underway July 15th in Houston and travels through late August (see below itinerary). Support comes from special guest Chevy Woods. Pre-sale tickets will be available beginning Wednesday, May 7th at 10:00am local market time. Fans can get first access to the presale and the opportunity to meet Kevin in-person by signing up for his mailing list here: http://bit.ly/1rYFyMZ. All remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 9th at 10:00am EDT.
Furthermore, a “By Any Means Tour” VIP bundle will also be available during the pre-sale, with extras including a special meet & greet with Kevin Gates as well as access to exclusive “By Any Means Tour” merchandise. For complete details and to register for Gates’ mailing list, visit this link: http://bit.ly/Rl5cOP.
In other news, Gates has been selected as one of XXL Magazine‘s “XXL Freshmen 2014,” the prestigious annual “class” of hip-hop’s rising new stars. The Baton Rouge-based rapper celebrated by joining his fellow Freshmen on last night’s installment of BET’s 106 & Park, where they revealed the upcoming issue’s eagerly anticipated cover.
The upcoming tour celebrates Gates’ extraordinary new mixtape, “BY ANY MEANS,” which is highlighted by such buzz tracks as “Arm and Hammer,” “Don’t Know,” “Amnesia (Feat. Doe B),” and “Bet I’m On It (Feat. 2 Chainz).” In addition to the aforementioned 2 Chainz and the late, great Doe B, “BY ANY MEANS” further features collaborations with such hip-hop superstars as Plies and Rico Love, as well as top producers and beatmakers like Jim Jonsin, Dun Deal, V12 The Hitman, Beewirks, Honorable C.N.O.T.E., and The Runners.