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Feb
17
Video: French Montana f/ Diddy, Red Cafe, MGK, & Los – ‘Ocho Cinco’

French Montana and Diddy

French Montana rounds up his clique in the gritty video for their ode to oral pleasure, “Ocho Cinco,” which appears on his 2012 mixtape Mac & Cheese 3. The Eif Rivera-directed clip, which was shot in a graffitied warehouse in L.A. last month, features hot whips, chicks, and his Bad Boy fam including Diddy, Red Cafe, Machine Gun Kelly, and Los.

“‘Ocho Cinco’ stands for getting head,” said French of the sexually-explicit song, produced by Young Chop. “The concept is called haters from the side watching. We got a lot of haters.”

French’s debut album Excuse My French is due May 21 featuring Nicki Minaj (“Freaks”), The Weeknd (“Gifted”), Wiz Khalifa, Snoop Dogg, Drake, 2 Chainz, and M.I.A., plus production from Harry Fraud, Mike WiLL Made It, and Rico Love.

“I feel like it’s going to be a classic,” said French, who will launch his first headlining tour on February 26 in Washington, D.C. “I feel like it’s going to be the best album to come out in a decade.”

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Feb
15
Video: French Montana f/ Diddy, MGK, Red Cafe, & Los – ‘Ocho Cinco’ [Trailer]

French Montana

French Montana links up with his Bad Boy family in the trailer for the Young Chop-produced “Ocho Cinco,” which appears on his mixtape Mac & Cheese 3. Diddy, Machine Gun Kelly, Red Cafe, and King Los join him in the gritty clip, which was shot in a graffitied warehouse in L.A. last month. The video premieres Sunday on MTV Jams and VEVO.

Meanwhile, French plans to shoot a video for his Excuse My French single “Freaks” featuring Nicki Minaj in Los Angeles on Monday.

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Feb
4
New Music: Machine Gun Kelly – ‘Started From the Bottom (Freestyle)’

Machine Gun Kelly

On the heels of Wiz Khalifa and Soulja Boy’s remixes, Machine Gun Kelly unleashes his own freestyle to Drake’s new single “Started From the Bottom.” The Bad Boy puts on for his city of Cleveland and reflects on his grind to the top.

“They say Illuminati is the cause/ But maybe every one of ya’ll is lazy and I worked hard,” he quips.

MGK is working on a new mixtape, due later this month. “Hope y’all are digging the new energy for 2013. I’m hungry. I want that top spot,” he tweeted.

How does MGK’s remix stack up to Wiz and Soulja Boy’s? Take a listen and weigh in.

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Jan
30
Video: Machine Gun Kelly – ‘La La La (The Floating Song)’

Machine Gun Kelly

After putting in the hard work, Machine Gun Kelly enjoys his success in the video for “La La La (The Floating Song),” a bonus cut off his debut Lace Up.

The “Wild Boy” rides an ATV, smokes on the beach, and parties on a yacht with his EST crew in the laid-back visuals, which were shot during his holiday vacation in Saint Martin. Security tried to stop him from filming, but he wasn’t about to put down the camera.

Next up, MGK will release his new single “Peso” featuring Meek Mill and Pusha T, followed by his mixtape in February.

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Jan
28
Rap-Up TV: Machine Gun Kelly Goes to Work with Meek Mill and Pusha T on ‘Peso’

2013 marks the return of Machine Gun Kelly. While he released his debut album Lace Up in October, it was missing the fire that made him want to rap in the first place.

“MGK is just professional, bland—there’s no soul or substance in him,” the Cleveland MC told Rap-Up TV on set of French Montana’s “Ocho Cinco” video. “As a personality, Machine Gun Kelly is back. That’s that motherfu**er that doesn’t give two fu**s of a f**k about anything or anyone.”

You can expect to hear Machine Gun Kelly on his upcoming mixtape, due next month. The first single will be “Peso” featuring Meek Mill and Pusha T.

“It’s a joint that makes you want to get up and go to work,” he said of the track, which samples Aloe Blacc’s “I Need a Dollar.”

Machine Gun Kelly was recently in the studio with his pal Wiz Khalifa. While he originally went there to smoke, they ended up recording for the mixtape.

“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,” explained MGK, who is still signed to Bad Boy/Interscope. “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.”

Jan
9
New Music: Machine Gun Kelly – ‘Ratchet’

Ratchet

Cleveland gets “Ratchet” on Machine Gun Kelly’s new anthem produced by JP Did This 1. After showing off his “Wild” side, the Bad Boy rapper turns up with his EST affiliates Ray Jr., Dub-O, Tezo, and Pooh Gutta, who trade verses about a “ratchet bitch.”

“Never seen a ratchet get wifed, but I done seen these wifes get ratchet,” raps MGK.

The song serves as the first single off E-V’s upcoming mixtape Bitch I’m From Cleveland 3.

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Dec
25
Machine Gun Kelly – ‘Lace Up – The Documentary (Part 2)’ [Video]

Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly laces up his fans for Christmas with Part 2 of his documentary. The “Wild Boy” takes cameras along as he returns home to Cleveland. In the 12-minute episode, he gets love from a police officer, visits his favorite tattoo parlor, and gives his EST crew member a Louis Vuitton belt for his birthday. He also documents his relapse after four months of being sober and meets the fans whose lives he’s affected.

Follow Kells as he continues on his journey.

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