Kevin Gates has broken his silence regarding last week’s incident when he kicked a female fan in the chest who was attempting to touch the rapper’s pant leg.
In a song released on Wednesday morning called “The Truth,” the 29-year-old gives his version of what took place on August 28 in Lakeland, Florida. “She grabbed my d*ck overreacted I’m sorry/ Two or three times I had already warned her/ Edit that part out I don’t like to argue, my children go with me to different performance/ Wrong you should have respect for yourself, You a queen and you wasn’t respecting yourself/ Never been disrespected you know how it felt, you don’t have to like me can go love someone else.”
The Lakeland Police Department tells HipHollywood that during Gates show at Rumors Night Club, Miranda Dixon, reached onto the stage and touched the rapper’s pant before removing her hand. That is when Kevin Jerome Gilyard, the rapper’s legal name, “turned and deliberately kicked Dixon in the stomach/chest area.”
Per officials, “The kick was with such force that it pushed Dixon back into the crowd and caused her to lose consciousness for a brief period of time. ”
Gates has been charged with simple battery and a complaint affidavit has been State Attorney’s Office who will decided how to proceed.