Machine Gun Kelly: "Race Is An Issue For People Like Macklemore"
Everyone seems to have an opinion on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis's new nine-minute single "White Privilege II." Machine Gun Kelly offered his two cents on the song when TMZ accosted him as he walked through the airport Tuesday morning. "Race is not an issue," MGK said. "Race is an issue for people like Macklemore and shit."
Nas To Executive Produce Erykah Badu’s Indie Film "The Land"
Executive producing television and film is a natural evolution for veteran rappers, it seems.
Adele Goes Hip-Hop: 10 Tracks That Sample Her Music
With her new album slated for release later this month, Adele's name is on the tip of everybody's tongue. 25, the third and final album of the singer-songwriter's 'age' series, will be released on November 20th via XL Recordings (and Columbia in the United States). The record will follow up 2011's 21.
Charts Don't Lie: October 28th
Last week was all about The Game, and one would have assumed this week would be a similar story, but despite neck-and-neck projections, Machine Gun Kelly's General Admission pulled ahead of the Documentary 2.5, giving MGK the number one rap album this cycle. Still neither artist could get ahead of The Weeknd, who is pretty unstoppable right now, securing the number 3 spot on the Billboard 200 after 8 weeks.Check the full breakdown below.
The Game's "Documentary 2.5" & MGK's "General Admission" First Week Sales
Looking at the projections, The Game and Machine Gun Kelly were neck-and-neck for sales last week, but someone had to pull ahead in the end, and that person was MGK.
The Game's "Documentary 2.5" & MGK's "General Admission" First Week Sales Projections
The Game went back to back with his latest album, The Documentary 2, releasing second disc Documentary 2.5 as a separate album one week later. While the rapper arguably came harder on the second installment, its no surprised that the sales count is looking to be a LITTLE lower this time around. While D2 just debuted at number 2 on the charts with 95k sold, D2.5 is looking to move somewhere around 40-45,000 copies traditionally, and 45-50,000 including streams.
Stream Machine Gun Kelly's New Album "General Admission"
It's been a relatively quick and quiet roll out for Machine Gun Kelly's new album, General Admission. Revealing the album cover and tracklist near the beginning of September, he's released just two leaks since.
Machine Gun Kelly Reveals Album Cover & Tracklist For "General Admission"
With his surprise mixtape, Fuck It, still heavy in rotation, Machine Gun Kelly is already shifting his focus onto his sophomore album General Admission. Tonight, the Cleveland Bad Boy decided to make the album available for preorder on iTunes, ultimately revealing the tracklist & artwork in the process.
Amber Rose & Machine Gun Kelly Split Up
Amber Rose and Machine Gun Kelly are dunzo. During a podcast with Perez Hilton, Rose said that the couple had amicably split. “No, we’re not dating anymore,” she said. “I think it was just a mutual agreement. We’re still really good friends.”
Machine Gun Kelly Announces His Sophomore Album Title
MGK, apart from cuffing Amber Rose, has remained relatively low-key. Last night he took to Instagram to announce the title of his second major label album, sharing a teaser image with fans, not to be confused for the official album art as it clearly states across the image "THIS IS NOT THE ALBUM COVER." (That made me Lol for som
Machine Gun Kelly Speaks On Relationship With Amber Rose
Last month, paparazzi caught some pictures of Machine Gun Kelly and Amber Rose hanging out together, which led to inevitable dating rumors, and now MGK's spoken on the matter on Hot 97. Read an excerpt of his interview belwo, and watch the full thing at the bottom of the page.
Is Amber Rose Dating Machine Gun Kelly?
Last we heard, Amber Rose seemed like she was leaning toward working things out with Wiz Khalifa, but some new photos of Rose getting pretty close with Machine Gun Kelly have Twitter going up. We can't confirm whether or not the two are actually an item, but the pics being passed around seem to indicate something's going down.
Samples Of The Week: April 24
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".
Photographer Sues Over Machine Gun Kelly Mugshot T-Shirt
Back in 2012, Machine Gun Kelly posed for a mock-mugshot photo, which was to be used on a limited pressing of t-shirts for clothing brand Black Apple. Everything went according to plan, until the photo started showing up on cheap knock offs without the photographers permission.
Machine Gun Kelly Kicks Off “Raging With Reindeer II” Tour
Machine Gun Kelly is tearing across Canada once again. The second annual "Raging With Reindeer" tour kicked off yesterday in Kelowna, British Columbia, and will make its way through 6 continents before wrapping up in Hamilton, ON December 23rd.
Machine Gun Kelly Discusses Soundtracking "Mandela" Trailer & Miley Cyrus' VMA Performance
Machine Gun Kelly wouldn't be the first person you'd expect to soundtrack the trailer of a Nelson Mandela biopic, so it came as a surprise when the instrumental for his track "Runnin'" showed up in the latest preview for the new film, "Mandela". In an interview with Complex, MGK spoke of hearing the song in trailer for the first time, his respect for the political figure, race issues in today's society, and the infamous Miley Cyrus VMA performance.
Machine Gun Kelly Talks Sex, Fetishes & Groupies
Machine Gun Kelly is known to be outspoken in his words and behavior, so for our latest sit-down with the rapper, after he visited DJ Skee's Skee Live TV show, we decided to get MGK to open up about his many and various sexual encounters. The rapper first spoke to our host Jen DeLeon about some of his preferences-- female body part of choice, lights on or off, and soon enough the Bad Boy rapper was sharing some explicit personal stories. However, we did discover some things that were out of bounds for MGK-- his fetishes, apparently, are too weird to share.
Machine Gun Kelly Says "There's No Way I'm Not In The Top 5" Rappers
Machine Gun Kelly has been consistently vocal about feeling under-appreciated and misunderstood in the rap game, and his latest interview with Boss Lady on SiriusXM is no different. The Bad Boy rapper spoke of his confidence in his latest mixtape, his dedicated fanbase, and the fact that he belongs in the top 5 discussion.
Review: Machine Gun Kelly's "Black Flag"
Call him Steve-O. The Cleveland Wild Boy is back with his new mixtape, Black Flag. Featuring all original music, the free album is more or less a gift to his dedicated EST fanbase. This project comes not too long after Machine Gun Kelly’s debut studio album, Lace Up, which released in October of last year. Nevertheless, MGK certainly didn’t rush the making of his latest mixtape.
Machine Gun Kelly Signs Ray Jr. To EST. 19XX
Nowadays if you're a rapper it seems like it's almost necessary that you have a movement for fans to identify with, as well as crew and label imprint, all along the same lines as your movement. This is the case for Bad Boy Records' Machine Gun Kelly, who, although he hasn't been in the rap game for too long, has already started his own label imprint, EST. 19XX. Today MGK announced the singing of a fellow Cleveland native to the imprint, Ray Jr. MGK spoke on his new signee, who he's collaborated with in the past, saying that he's been a fan of the rappr since high school.