2 Phones

Album: Islah (2015)
Charted: 17
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  • A typical day for Kevin Gates involves arranging drug buys and seeing his beautiful girls. He boasts on this street cut about the multiple cell phones he needs to facilitate his busy life.
  • According to our count, Gates actually owns four phones. The first two are in order to communicate with the supplier ("plug") for the purchase of drugs and the person who transports or "loads" the contraband. The second pair are for his women and handling customer's income ("dough").
  • Looks like he will end up with six phones. Gates has been grinding hard and his phones keep "ring, ring, ringin'," so the rapper thinks he might need to add two more lines to help him cope with the stream of calls.
  • Kevin Gates co-wrote the song with Brittany "Starrah" Hazzard. It was inspired by a mundane situation when Starrah was in the studio with DJ Mustard and she noticed the beatmaker was carrying a pair of cellphones.
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