If you’ve been paying attention to anything we’ve been saying over the past couple of months you’ll know that Baton Rouge’s Kevin Gates is our number one pick for 2013.

And having recently signed to Atlantic the rest of the world won’t be far behind.

This freestyle was originally recorded for our homies DGB’s Bout Dat Life mixtape ahead of their excellent SXSW showcase, and now Southern Hospitality is honoured to offer up this mastered, NO DJ version for free download.