Louisiana rapper Kevin Gates is just 48 hours from getting out of jail and already knows what he wants to do when he’s a free man again. New reports claim the hip-hop artist wants to gets kids and teenagers alike woke about the dangers of landing behind bars.

According to reports, Gates is set on helping steer troubled youngsters away from having to make his same mistakes.

The rapper’s attorney, Herschel Rush, tells TMZ … Kevin’s plans after he’s released from an Illinois penitentiary Wednesday include devoting considerable time and resources talking to troubled teens and sharing anecdotes from his own life in hopes they’ll avoid the same pitfalls. Rush tells us the rapper will reach out to various organizations — including the Boys & Girls Club — to share stories about his regrettable decisions. No doubt Kevin can’t wait to see his wife and kids and get back to making music, but he’s also itching to set kids straight. (TMZ)

A few days ago, Gates fans playfully warned his wife Dreka about his thirst after getting released.

Around Christmas, buzz and speculation stirred about Gates’ release.

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Kevin Gates, who dropped By Any Means 2 while still behind bars, has had his projected parole date update on the Illinois Department of Corrections website and it says that the emcee could be out of prison as early as January 10th of 2018, so basically in a couple of weeks. (HNHH)

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In mid-July, Gates’ wife announced plans to get his music out to the masses.