New Orleans rapper Kevin Gates plays the Orlando Amphitheater this week


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New Orleans MC Kevin Gates returns to Central Florida for a date on his tour promoting new album I’m Him. Fans welcomed Gates’ return to the charts by placing the new album firmly in the Top 10 on the Billboard 200 with a No. 4 debut. This date at the Orlando Amphitheater garners support from fellow MCs like YK Osiris, NLE Coppa and Rod Wave. Don’t get too close, though: Gates notoriously kicked a fan in the face at a Lakeland date in 2015.

8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7; Orlando Amphitheater, 4603 W. Colonial Drive; $40;

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