Till I Die (Machine Gun Kelly song)

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"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".[1] 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.

"Till I Die"
Single by MGK
from the album General Admission
ReleasedJanuary 5, 2015 (2015-01-05)
MGK singles chronology
"Hold On (Shut Up)"
"Till I Die"
"A Little More"
Music video
"Till I Die" on YouTube


A sequel for the single was released, known as Till I Die: Part II, and featured fellow Cleveland based hip-hop group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony and rappers French Montana, Yo Gotti and Ray Cash.

Music videoEdit

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 103 million views.

A music video for the sequel was released on WorldStarHipHop on June 4, 2015 and amassed over 4 million views on the content aggregator site.[2]

In popular cultureEdit

The song has been used as walkout music for UFC fighter Stipe Miocic since 2015. Miocic chose the song due to the two men's shared Cleveland heritage. A new version of the song is featured on the soundtrack for NBA 2K16.


Chart (2015) Peak
US Bubbling Under Hot 100 Singles (Billboard)[3] 4
US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs (Billboard)[4] 32
US Hot Rap Songs (Billboard)[5] 24


Region Certification Certified units/sales
United States (RIAA)[6] Platinum 1,000,000 

  Sales+streaming figures based on certification alone.


  1. ^ "SINGLE REVIEW : MGK REPS CLEAVLAND WITH "TILL I DIE" A WORTHY TRAP ANTHEM". cedricced.com. January 8, 2015. Retrieved June 27, 2015.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ "Machine Gun Kelly Chart History (Bubbling Under Hot 100)". Billboard.
  4. ^ "Machine Gun Kelly Chart History (Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs)". Billboard.
  5. ^ "Machine Gun Kelly Chart History (Hot Rap Songs)". Billboard.
  6. ^ "American single certifications – Machine Gun Kelly – Till I Die". Recording Industry Association of America.

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