Machine Gun Kelly Goes Back To Rapping With New Track "Pressure"

Machine Gun Kelly is bringing his bars back.

BYAlexander Cole

If you have been paying attention to the career of Machine Gun Kelly, then you know that he has been on a completely different wave as of late. Although he began his career as a rapper, he quickly pivoted to pop punk. In fact, his pop-punk music became incredibly popular. While rock purists hate him, MGK has millions of fans who don't care for the critics. Overall, this style has brought him a lot of professional success. This has included a ton of record sales and some massive sold-out shows.

However, over the last couple of months, Machine Gun Kelly has hinted at a return to rap. For instance, he has done some freestyles, including one with Cordae. Subsequently, he has just dropped a brand-new song called "Pressure." Upon pressing play on this track, you will immediately realize that MGK is making an official return to hip-hop. Fans are immediately met with some intense production, all while Machine Gun Kelly spits a plethora of bars.

Rapping Machine Gun Kelly Has Returned

Sonically, MGK tries to do as much as possible within the four minutes and 20 seconds time span. There are numerous beat switches and a flurry of bars that are spat using a fast flow. This is the MGK that fans were used to prior to his switch to pop-punk. Although, if you got into him through pop-punk, then this song will be polarizing.

Moving forward, it is going to be interesting to see if MGK continues to go down this road. Of course, he always has pop-punk to fall back on if fans don't appreciate his return to rap. No matter what, 2023 will be an interesting year for him. Let us know your thoughts on this track, down in the comments section below.

Quotable Lyrics:

I know how to make an entrance, I hop out the truck in a fur with some henchmen (Hmph)
You can skip the introduction, I'm introverted, I don't want your attention (Eh)
Stand on whatеver I say, I'll say it to your face, I don't do it in mentions (For rеal)
I believe God had put me through hell so that I could learn me a lesson


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Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.