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Southern rapper Kevin Gates‘ wife is speaking out. Dreka Gates has come forward to address her husband suffering a setback in his jail release.

Mrs. Gates went to Instagram Saturday (March 25) afternoon to discuss the situation.

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A few hours ago, rap star French Montana rallied for Gates’ release.

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This week, reports revealed Gates had suffered a setback in his jail release.

Rapper Kevin Gates will be returning to Illinois to face weapons charges. The 31-year-old entertainer was about to be released from the Polk County Jail when the Cook County, Ill., felony warrant was found. He had been serving a 180-day sentence after being convicted in October 2016 for kicking an 19-year-old woman during a performance on Aug. 30, 2015, at a Lakeland nightclub. (The Ledger)

Initial reports suggested Gates would finally taste freedom yesterday (March 24).

In late Oct. of last year, Kevin Gates was sentenced to 180 days in jail for battery after kicking a female fan while performing at a show at Rumors Nightclub in Lakeland, Fla. Now, XXL has confirmed with Polk County Jail, where Gates is being held, that he will be released on March 24. (XXL Mag)