Till I Die (Machine Gun Kelly song)
|"Till I Die"|
|Single by MGK|
|from the album General Admission|
|Released||January 5, 2015|
|MGK singles chronology|
"Till I Die" is a song by American rapper Machine Gun Kelly. The song premiered via YouTube, on January 5, 2015 and was released in the US on January 6, as the lead single from Machine Gun Kelly's sophomore studio album, General Admission. It contains references to artists from Cleveland, as well as to the life in the state of Ohio. The song received positive reviews, with critics praising MGK's lyrical ability and inert references to Cleveland, describing the song as a "perfect trap anthem". The song was produced by J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League when the song was recorded in 2014, and the group also handled the distribution of the song. A new version of the song is also featured on the soundtrack for NBA 2K16.
The video was directed by Casey McPerry and MGK himself, filmed in Cleveland, Ohio and premiered on MGK's VEVO on January 5, 2015. The video depicts MGK rapping to his hometown and Cleveland rapper Billard, as well as MGK's daughter, made cameo appearances in the video. The music video on YouTube has over 80 million views.
|US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)||4|
|US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)||32|
|United States (RIAA)||Platinum||1,000,000|
sales+streaming figures based on certification alone
- "SINGLE REVIEW : MGK REPS CLEAVLAND WITH "TILL I DIE" A WORTHY TRAP ANTHEM". cedricced.com. January 8, 2015. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
- "Machine Gun Kelly Feat. Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, French Montana, Yo Gotti & Ray Cash - Till I Die Part II". WorldStarHipHop. June 4, 2015. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
- "Machine Gun Kelly Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard.
- "Machine Gun Kelly Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
- "American single certifications – Machine Gun Kelly – Till I Die". Recording Industry Association of America. If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Single, then click SEARCH.
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