Not 24 hours after MGK proves that a rapper present at the NBA Draft Lottery ensures the #1 pick (small sample size, I admit), we finally get to hear the collab with Pusha T & Meek Mill: "Peso". MGK has previewed this at live performances, but alas, here's the studio version set to appear on the upcoming mixtape, Black Flag.
Say what you will about MGK. But, you can never say that he doesn't put his heart and soul into his performance. Most "rappers" just go from one side of the stage to the other and spit some lines with there "crew of 50 behind em". Nah, MGK goes hard!
First, I was honored to be the host for the "Lace Up" show at the Congress Theatre last night for MGK. Second, at 3pm the line was already taking up 4 blocks down Milwaukee Ave. I get why his fans are so loyal. It reminds me back in the day when I was a huge fan of the "Chili Peppers, and Janes Addiction". MGK to all these kids are what the "Peppers and Janes Addiction" were to me. That relatability. That connection.
MGK was dressed pretty much like normal. Skinny black jeans, chucks, red leather sleeveless vest. The show was what you'd expect out of an MGK show. Wild, high energy, and super interactive. Some highlights were getting this girl with huge boobies onstage and sucking her nipple LOL. Than he simulated bangin her from the back LOL. She loved every minute of it. He performed "See My Tears", "Chip Off The Block", "Wildboy", "Warning Shot", a track from Limp Bizkit, his own cover of Eminem's "Forgot About Dre", a new joint from Black Flag, and all his other classic MGK tracks.
The most impressive thing about an MGK show is that you really get a "punk rock rap feel" when you go to his show. It really is an experience because the dude parties with you. His show is loose but also planned so little nuances and details look unplanned, but it just makes his performance a real performance.
Bottom Line....Go see an MGK show at a city near you! Oh, and look for the full recap covered by my homies at Gowhere Hip Hop. The video will be online this week.
I thought this was really cool. Last night, Machine Gun Kelly performed at the famed St. Andrews Hall in Detroit, best known for being immortialized in Eminem's 8 Mile, the hip hop cinematic classic. In this video above, MGK covers the iconic first verse of "Lose Yourself" sitting on the same steps Marshall did growing up with Proof. Then fast forward inside to his performance... where "Shook Ones" dropped and MGK proceeded to rhyme Eminem's entire final battle rap, word for word. It's not the same voice, nor the same flow, but I appreciate and respect MGK's precise and well-intention ode to Eminem on the historic battlegrounds. That's like a young rapper's dream. Awesome.
And the timing is just right... MGK is coming to our town this Sunday and we're giving away a boatload of FREE tickets on our Instagram (@gowherehiphop) tomorrow. Follow us and stay tuned!