About Kevin B.: The DMV native Kevin B. is primed for success. Being a rapper wasnít even his first goal. Growing up in Capitol Heights, MD, Kevin B. recalls R&B being his first love. Marvin Gaye is still one of his favorite artists. After realizing he wasnít as blessed vocally as Marvin, he fell in love wit songwriting. Growing up listening to Mcís such as The Notorious B.I.G., Andre 3000, and T.I. Kevin B. would later transform writing songs into writing lyrics It wasnít until a few years ago however, that Kevin B. discovered that he had what it took to step in to this rap game and things havenít been the same ever since.