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Oct
20
Miguel, Lil Twist, & Machine Gun Kelly Star in Diddy’s Revolt TV Commercial

Diddy

The revolution has begun. Sean “Diddy” Combs takes over your living room in the explosive commercial for his Revolt TV network. The hip-hop mogul rides the school bus with Lil Twist, Kylie Jenner, and his sons Christian and Quincy, while Miguel plays the guitar.

Meanwhile, chaos erupts throughout the city as young people celebrate the revolution. Machine Gun Kelly rocks atop a marquee, a piano lights on fire, and a chandelier swings from a light pole.

“Revolt is the new number one name in music on Time Warner Cable. This right here—cray cray!” proclaims Diddy.

The network launches Monday at 8 p.m. EST on Time Warner and Comcast.

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Jul
16
Video: Machine Gun Kelly – ‘All Black Tuxedos’

Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly cleans up nicely in the video for “All Black Tuxedos” featuring Tezo. The “Wild Boy” covers up his tatted torso with a tuxedo in the black-and-white clip. While smoking a cigar, he sits in a boardroom with his EST crew as a snake slithers across the conference table.

The song appears on his mixtape Black Flag, which features appearances from Pusha T, Meek Mill, Wiz Khalifa, and French Montana.

See MGK go formal in the video for “All Black Tuxedos.”

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May
22
New Music: Machine Gun Kelly f/ Pusha T & Meek Mill – ‘Peso’

Peso

Machine Gun Kelly puts on for his city on his hustler’s anthem “Peso,” a collaboration with Pusha T and Meek Mill. The Cleveland rapper goes hard over a sped-up sample of Aloe Blacc’s “I Need a Dollar.”

MGK originally announced that the song would serve as the first single off his mixtape Black Flag.

“It’s a joint that makes you want to get up and go to work,” he told Rap-Up.com.

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Mar
28
Video: Machine Gun Kelly – ‘Skate Cans’

Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly goes off the leash in the black-and-white video for “Skate Cans” off his upcoming mixtape Black Flag. The “Wild Boy” crashes the famed Hollywood High School and skates with pro skater Ryan Sheckler outside the classrooms. A crowd starts to form as he signs autographs. He also raps in a white studio with black balloons, while his friends bang on trash cans.

MGK’s mixtape Black Flag is due this spring featuring collaborations with Meek Mill and Pusha T.

Get another taste of what’s in store from the Bad Boy rapper.

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Mar
15
T.I., Pusha T, MGK, and Trinidad James Attend 2013 mtvU Woodie Awards

T.I. and Travi$ Scott

Music’s breakout acts and established stars crashed into Austin, Texas, for the 2013 mtvU Woodie Awards during South by Southwest on Thursday. Machine Gun Kelly shared hosting duties with sister duo Tegan & Sara, while Trinidad James and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis hit the stage to perform. T.I. even surprised the crowd by joining his Hustle Gang affiliate Travi$ Scott onstage.

Winners included The Weeknd (FOMO Woodie), Earl Sweatshirt (Breaking Woodie), Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (Branching Out Woodie), and Machine Gun Kelly, who took home Woodie of the Year.

“Who said dreams don’t come true muthafucka!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love you all so much!!!!” tweeted the Bad Boy rapper after his victory.

The half-hour mtvU Woodie Awards special airs Sunday at 8 p.m. on MTV and mtvU.

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Feb
25
Machine Gun Kelly Announces ‘Lace Up’ Tour Dates

Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly is bringing the noise to a city near you. The “Wild Boy” has announced dates for his “Lace Up” tour.

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Feb
18
Machine Gun Kelly Announces ‘Black Flag’ Mixtape

Black Flag

Machine Gun Kelly celebrates Presidents’ Day by unveiling the title and cover art for his new mixtape Black Flag. The Cleveland rapper has also released a new song and video for “Champions.” The triumphant track samples Queen’s “We Are the Champions” and contains ad-libs from his Bad Boy boss Diddy.

The mixtape features a hungrier Kells. “I felt like I nearly got dropped from my label and felt this hunger that I hadn’t had in a long time, and I just put it in words,” he told Rap-Up TV. “I felt like I wasn’t a problem in the game yet, and now I feel like, ‘God damn.’ I’m so fu*king stoked on this tape.”

The tape will also include “Peso,” a collaboration with Pusha T and Meek Mill. “It’s a joint that makes you want to get up and go to work,” MGK said of the track, which samples Aloe Blacc’s “I Need a Dollar.”

Watch the video for “Champions” below.

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