Rather than trying to make pop-punk music more professional, it turned out to be a great idea, as well as in 2020's Tickets To My Downfall and in last year's Mainstream Sellout, where his first ones would become no. 1 in the United States. However, he has apparently not done with rap yet, as he intends to return to making that type of music.
A new Audacy Music interview (as ) discussed what's next for him:
"I'm going to make a rap album for myself for no other reason, no point to prove, no chip on my shoulder." I made tickets and Mainstream Sellout because I wanted to make them. I need to now make people miss that sound. I'm gonna step into where I left Hotel Diablo and explore my musical heritage as a rapper and find a fresh new innovative sound for the hip-hop Machine Gun Kelly. "It's where my fascination is and where I as a music archae
Although pop-punk has brought Kelly the greatest commercial success, he wasn't exactly slouching in his early rap days: all of his albums were top-5 on the charts, except for 2017's Bloom, which sounded at a respectable No. 8. Bloom, however, gave Kelly's biggest hit song, as the Camila Cabello collaboration "Bad Things" surpassed no. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100, making it his only top-5 (or even top-10) single.
Watch the video above.