Machine Gun Kelly goes from Pop-Punk to ‘PRESSURE’ with new rap track: Listen now

'Everything’s destined, it was inevitable I take on his aggression'
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Machine Gun Kelly has made good on his promise to return to the rap game. After pivoting to Pop-Punk for two albums, on his latest single, “PRESSURE,” MGK is fully stepping into his rap bag, rapping about feeling misunderstood and his desire to be legendary.

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“Everything’s destined, it was inevitable I take on his aggression,” he raps. “Mad at the world ’cause I’m feelin’ rejected / Guess that I gotta die to be a legend.”

MGK continues to boast about his legacy, doubling down on his successes thus far, mentioning how he's gone from a low-key life in Cleveland, Ohio to headlining gigs at big-name arenas. “I just made the hardest s*** I ever heard right now,” he raps. “Wait a minute, look where I was and where I’m at right now / In a plane with no passengers in it, over Cleveland, ’bout to touch down.”

In the song’s accompanying Sam Cahill-directed music video, Kelly’s bestie Pete Davidson makes a cameo, as well as former World of Dance champions Elevated Crew.

Earlier this month, the rapper released “Doja Freestyle” and “Renegade Freestyle,” nearly back-to-back. The latter of which took aim at Jack Harlow for declaring himself the best white rapper since Eminem.

Check out the sometimes pop-punker, sometimes rapper’s new track below.

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