Khaza Kamil Gates is a star kid. He is known among the fans because of his father, Kevin Gates.
His birthday is on May 10, 2014, in the United States. He is an American by nationality.
His mother's name is Dreka Gates. His parents are one of the most loved couples in the hip-hop industry.
Before Khaza Was Born
Khaza's father, Kevin and mother, Dreka, met for the first time in their school. They were love birds from their teens.
Kevin used to talk about his dreams and how he wanted to make it in the industry.
Dreka made sure to help in every possible way she could.
She is the one who told Kevin that he should meet different producers with his songs.
She even took his music herself to different producers, promoters, and many known artists.
She made sure to succeed in what Kevin deserved. Dreka didn't stop till Kevin made it to the industry.
After Kevin started getting popular, the couple founded their record label, Bread Winners Association or BWA.
A lot of music of Kevin was produced by BWA. Instantly his music and fan following were growing.
The couple were always open about their relationship in public and never left a chance to express love to each other in front of the whole industry.
They welcomed their baby girl, Islah Koren Gates, on November 30, 2010, before getting married.
They decided to tie the knot in 2015, some years of their daughter's birth.
Kevin, in an interview, confronted that Derka is not only his love, but she is his best friend and not just best friend; she is his business partner too.
They gave birth to their second child Khaza in 2014.
Have Khaza And Dreka Parted Their Ways?
After being together for more than 18 years, the couple have parted ways.
There are a lot of rumors about them being separated.
Though none of them has addressed the rumors to date in the public.
However, Love and Hip Hop star Jojo Zarur was seen holding hands with Kevin around New York city.
His fans were suspecting separation as Kevin, who always tweeted motivational things, tweeted about missing his ex. But still, the news of separation is not confirmed by either party.
Kevin Gates shot himself?
Kevin Gates gave an interview to the Yung Miami where he talked about music, his some dark secrets and many more. He started the interview talking about his new album Kaza. He told that his new album is all about his life journey and he has named his album after his son. He belongs to Muslim family and the word Kaza means gifts of god. Kevin opened up that he cried after hearing out his some of his own songs. He was being very open in the interview and told that he cries a lot. As a man he was taught that he should cry at any condition but he thinks that it’s good. Men do have emotion and if they try to keep it inside them which are not good. It is necessary to throw out all the feeling and crying helps with it. He cries everyday and releases all his emotion. He feels good after crying and feels that it is detoxifying. Kevin even talks to himself and before when he used to talk with himself he used to thin k that he was crazy and something was wrong with him. Kevin later realized that it’s normal to talk with yourself and many people does that. He talks about his problem and even asks questions to himself. He feels that it’s a healthy thing to do. Kevin opened up about his mental health and told that he went to prison which drastically harmed his mind state. He was sexually victimized at the age 13 which made him scared and violent. Because of the trauma that he faced in his early age he had fear of within himself. In 2018 when he came out of prison he felt relaxed and he knew about his responsibilities which made him successful now. Kevin life was not easy at all as he tried to kill himself when he was 17 years old. He shot himself in his head because he didn’t want to live.
Khaza is eight years old.
As he is just eight, he has no income. But his father has a net worth of 2 million dollars.
Kevin's Struggle With Mental Health
Kevin has always been open about his mental health in front of his fans.
Recently in an interview with REVOLT, he talked about the suicidal attempt which almost killed him a year ago.
Kevin was in a bad mental state of mind and trauma that made him ready to take his life, but a fan convinced him not to go through this all.
He revealed that before a year in 2021, he was at the point where he didn't want to live anymore.
It was his daughter's party when he convinced himself that he would never see her again as he didn't want to live.
He turned his social media account down when asked what caused him in this situation.
He said there were many problems, and he was going through many pressures in life.
He said even the party was feeling like toleration rather than celebration.
He said he had written a raw letter about everything before going to the gym.
He thought it would be his last workout. But he luckily met a fan who praised him for his music.
Kevin was so not in a good state of mind that he said he would end his life.
The fan convinced him not to do it as there were a lot of people who would die if he did so.
Both cried, and Kevin changed his mind after their conversation.
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