Kevin Gates I'm Free Real Deal This Time

1/10/2018 6:37 AM PST


imageKevin Gates[1] walked out of prison Wednesday morning, as scheduled, and no surprise warrants this time around ... TMZ has learned.

Gates served 9 months of a 30-month sentence[2], and was released from an Illinois state prison on parole. As we first reported, he'll be on mandatory supervision[3] and can't possess any firearms.

The rapper was also released from custody last year in Florida -- after doing time for kicking a woman at one of his concerts -- but was immediately re-arrested[4] for an outstanding warrant in Illinois for a weapons charge.

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