Dreka Gates: biography, husband, family

Dreka Gates is the wife of the Louisiana-based rapper Kevin Gates. Her real name is shadreka centuri Haynes.  Dreka married Kevin, her longtime boyfriend, on October 17, 2015, in Baton Lounge, LA. They have two beautiful children Khaza and Islah. Kevin and Dreka Gates created their own record label called Bread Winners Association in 2010. Apart from being Kevin’s wife, she is also his booking manager. Dreka has a big following on Instagram. She has more than 1.5 million followers and counting.

Dreka Gates Relationship, Husband

Dreka’s hubby, Kevin Gates is a well-known hip hop artist based in Baton Lounge, Louisiana. He is also a singer and entrepreneur. Kevin Gates is currently signed to Atlantic Records, Dead Game Records not forgetting his own label, Breadwinners association. He was born on February 5, 1986, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Dreka Gates with husband Kevin Gates shooting a new video in Huwai

Caption: Dreka Gates with husband Kevin Gates shooting a new video in Huwai

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In 2015, he faced battery charges for a kicking a female fan on the chest at one of his concerts in Lakeland, Florida. He pleaded ‘Not guilty’ to the charges claiming that he was defending himself. However, the judge could hear none of it. On October 2016, he was sentenced to 180 days in prison for misdemeanor battery.

Dreka Gates took to Instagram to defend Kevin Gates. She wrote a long post explaining why her husband was wrongfully convicted.


Dreka Gates was born Shadreka Centuri Haynes on August 31, 1986. She is 30 years old. Her maiden name is Haynes. Her two favorite books of all time are Rich Dad Poor Dad and the secret. Shadreka Haynes dated her hubby Kevin Gates for 13 years before their wedding in 2015. She has also appeared on an episode of Angela Yee’s Lip Service alongside her husband, Kevin Gates. She currently resides in Baton Lounge with her husband and their two children, Islah and Khaza.

Shadreka Centuri Haynes is an agent at their record label, Bread Winners Association. Shadreka together with her husband converted to Islam in September 2016 and even went to Mecca for Hajj.

In one interview, Dreka Gates shed light on her family, relationship and their journey to success. For instance, Shadreka is a fan of Kim Kardashian. She admires how Kim Kardashian has remained relevant for so long by selling nothing else but her lifestyle.  Dreka also revealed some interesting facts about her lifestyle and choices. Both of her kids were not born in a hospital. They were both born under water with the help of a mid-wife. She also revealed that her kids are not vaccinated against any diseases and they never will. One of the reasons as to why she does not trust hospital is through her own experience. She at one time almost died while under the care of doctors. This is her main motivation that keeps her going.

Dreka Gates and her husband Kevin Gates with their kids

Caption: Dreka Gates and her husband Kevin Gates with their kids

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