Lace Up

While this year’s XXL Freshman class cover just dropped, one alum in particular, from 2012, is making sure the resume entry was well-deserved.  Machine Gun Kelly drops a video for “Skate Cans” that pretty much looks like a well-crafted skateboard video. 

Machine Gun Kelly lives lawless in his new video for “Hold On (Shut Up),” featuring Young Jeezy. 

If you don’t understand Machine Gun Kelly by now, this should help you out a little bit. In this Lace Up documentary that follows the Cleveland-MC through the making of his debut album of the same name. 

Machine Gun Kelly may have made the headlines, but it looks like Macklemore and his buddy Ryan Lewis took the crown this week on the charts. Seattle indie hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis debuted this week with The Heist and moved approximately 74,530 units in his first week.

Machine Gun Kelly is a wild boy, we get that. But there is also a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to the Cleveland native. In this video for “See My Tears”  which appears on his latest album, Lace Up, the 22-year old rapper shows just how much his music means to his fans. 

It’s been a pretty eventful week for Machine Gun Kelly. From Atlanta to New York City, MGK’s been on the road promoting his debut album under Bad Boy/Interscope Records called, Lace Up, as well as smashing the stage at the BET Hip-Hop Awards. 

Shortly after his listening party in New York City, Machine Gun Kelly ran over to the Emmis building and got busy. He joined the endless list of rappers who have freestyled for Funkmaster Flex as he rapped over Beanie Sigel’s “The Truth” by Kanye West.

This song appeared on Machine Gun Kelly‘s previous mixtapes, but this song was remastered and now will appear on the debut album for MGK, Lace Up. “Stereo” featuring Fitts of The Kickdrums turn up in a warehouse and on a bus full of lovely ladies. MGK is getting his Harrison Ford on as a fugitive of the […]

Alex Fitts of The Kickdrums assists behind the boards and on the hook for Machine Gun Kelly’s “Stereo.” This joint has appeared previously on the Lace Up mixtape that dropped a while back, but this will also appear mixed, mastered and finished on Machine Gun Kelly‘s upcoming album Lace Up.  This rock inspired single is only the latest […]

Machine Gun Kelly will be dropping his first major label album under Bad Boy/Interscope Records titled, Lace Up. The tattooed “Invincible” singer just released the album cover for his debut album, and the cover is more than meets the eye. The album cover is a mosaic picture of all of the fans that sent in pictures of […]

Machine Gun Kelly is more than just “Wild Boy” and adrenaline-fueled music. In “Her Song,” the Bad Boy/Interscope artist turns it down a little bit to talk about lost love in this video which is off his newest mixtape EST 4 Life. This video contains footage from MGK’s nonstop touring and road life, but you can tell […]

DJ Whoo Kid hosts Machine Gun Kelly’s new mixtape EST 4 Life. This 18-track project doesn’t include all brand new stuff if you’ve been keeping up, but it has just enough new joints to get you by including records with Dub-0 and DJ Xplosive.  EST 4 Life also includes the Young Jeezy assisted record “Hold On (Shut Up),” […]