Everyday Struggle

January 23, 2020

Kevin Gates & Dreka Talk ‘Fatal Attraction’ Video, Voodooism, Relationship and Pregnancy Rumors

On Thursday's (Jan. 23) episode of #EverydayStruggle, Nadeska, Wayno and DJ Akademiks are joined by Kevin and Dreka Gates. The crew kicks off the show discussing the couple’s 12-year relationship, and how they established a stable partnership throughout the years. Later in the episode,  Dreka speaks on how she came up with the treatment for Kevin Gates’ new music video, ‘Fatal Attraction,’ which is inspired by voodooism culture from New Orleans. The couple elaborates on the history of the practice and spirituality. Soon after, the couple speaks on Kevin’s past incarcerations, and address the rumor of Kevin allegedly getting banned from Louisiana prisons. Later, Kevin and Dreka react to the pregnancy rumors that surfaced online after the couple took to social media to tease fans and to close out, Kevin announces that he’s dropping a new album later this year titled ‘Kaza.’


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Everyday Struggle
Everyday Struggle is a daily hip-hop debate show where internet sensation DJ Akademiks and hip-hop veteran Wayno square off on the biggest topics in music and pop culture, moderated by journalist Nadeska Alexis. The hosts bring their fans an in-depth look into the biggest stories in the hip-hop community with commentary, exclusive content, and a behind-the-scenes look at one of the biggest shows in rap. Popular segments throughout the show include The Review, AK by the Numbers, Heat Check, Struggle Mail and more. Conversations and opinions are of the hosts and are not representative of Complex or their guests. Notable celebrities on the show have included 21 Savage, Vince Staples, 2 Chainz, Jeezy, SZA, Erykah Badu, Tory Lanez, and spawned viral moments with rappers like Lil Yachty, Soulja Boy and the Migos. The show launched in April 2017 and airs Monday through Thursday on Complex.

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