Machine Gun Kelly’s message to those complaining about his genre-switching: “Shut the f*ck up, god damn!”
In a light-hearted message on Instagram stories and TikTok, MGK jokes, “Me: Drops a rock song.” ‘Arghhhh, he doesn’t rap anymore!’ “Me: Drops a rap song.” ‘Arghhhh, he doesn’t do rock anymore!’
His response to those people? “Shut the fuck up, god damn! I’m not fucking dying tomorrow; I just drop music!” So calm down, guys, because if he’s doing one thing right now (which, with upcoming album Born With Horns, it would seem is more rock-oriented), he’ll probably go back to the other again soon enough – and vice-versa.
Speaking to Kerrang! last summer about the same topic of genre-blending and releasing whatever style of music that he wants, MGK explained, “I wanna start out by saying that I would like to normalise how we think about doing multiple types of music. I didn’t ‘switch genres’; I’m versatile, and the wall isn’t boxed in.
“I would like to send good energy and appreciation to people doing things that go against what is an imaginary box that someone too scared to break out of puts around you. I would like to project creativity and love, rather than limitations. Limitations cause you to look at me with my pink nails and believe that this same hand won’t punch you in the face, right? Limitations would cause you to believe that, because I’ve put out four albums that are rap, I shouldn’t put out a fifth album that’s not rap.”
Check out Machine Gun Kelly’s new short-but-effective message below:
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Catch MGK on his sold-out U.S. Tickets To My Downfall tour:
9 Minneapolis, MN – The Armory
10 Council Bluffs, IA – Westfair Amphitheater
11 Indianapolis, IN – TCU Amphitheater
13 New York, NY – Summerstage Central Park
15 Boston, MA – Leader Bank Pavilion
17 West Springfield, MA – The Big E
21 Detroit, MI – Aretha Franklin Amphitheater
22 Cincinnati, OH – The Icon Festival
24 Orlando, FL – Rebel Rock
25 Louisville, KY – Louder Than Life
28 St. Louis, MO – St. Louis Music Park
2 Rogers, AK – Walmart Amphitheater
3 Bonner Springs, KS – Providence Medical Center
5 Milwaukee, WI – Eagles Ballroom
6 Nashville, TN – Ascend Amphitheater
9 Sacramento, CA – Aftershock Festival
10 San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
12 Spokane, WA – Spokane Pavilion
13 Troutdale, OR – McMenamins Edgefield
17 Salt Lake City, UY – The Complex
18 Denver, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheater
20 Los Angeles, CA – The Shrine
21 Phoenix, AZ – Meza Amphitheater
24 Dallas. TX – Toyota Music Factory
27 Charlotte, NC – Metro Credit Union
28 Richmond, VA – Virginia Credit Union Live!
18 Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
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