Machine Gun Kelly has been on top of his mainstream game since 2020, when he released his fifth overall and first pop-punk album, Tickets To My Downfall. Now in 2022, he’s gearing up to release his sixth studio album, Mainstream Sellout, on March 25th and is featured on Avril Lavigne’s album Love Sux, dropping on February 25th. MGK has shown the music industry that he’s a master of many genres. We want to share 5 MGK songs your playlist needs now to hold you over before his new album drops!
The upbeat rap song ‘el Diablo’ from Hotel Diablo is such a banger! MGK shows off his bars by rapping to a track produced by Ronny J. MGK raps about his current lifestyle on’ el Diablo,’ telling off his haters. This song is a perfect addition to any playlist for getting hype for a party or a pregame!
‘Till I Die’
‘Till I Die’ was released in 2015 from his second studio album, General Admission. MGK raps about how he reps his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio, making this song an anthem for his city. Listening to this song in 2022 shows how far he’s come in his music career, and it’s good for whenever you need to show some hometown pride!
‘Lonely’ is a heartfelt ballad about how MGK’s life changed after losing his dad. Being one of the darker and deeper songs on Tickets To My Downfall, it also resonates with many of his fans who can relate to the loss of a loved one. This song is a must-have on your sad playlist!
‘Love Race,’ a single dropped earlier last year, features Kellin Quinn from Sleeping With Sirens. The duo teamed up again for this fun love song about love being a game. Kellin’s vocals complement MGK’s well, making this song their ultimate collaboration! ‘Love Race’ is a perfect spring or summer song to play on a road trip with the windows down!
‘I Think I’m OKAY’
‘I Think I’m OKAY’ is another single from Hotel Diablo and a collaboration with YUNGBLUD and Travis Barker. That was the start of MGK and Travis becoming the dynamic duo, and it follows the darker themes of Hotel Diablo, mentioning topics such as being self-destructive and self-harm. ‘I Think I’m OKAY’ is a relatable pop-punk ballad perfect for a karaoke session!
What’s your favorite song by Machine Gun Kelly? Did your favorites make our list? Let us know in the comments below or by tweeting us @TheHoneyPOP!
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