Cleveland rapper and singer mgk has forayed more into the realms of emo, pop punk, and alternative rock over the last couple of years. He was formerly recognized as a pure rapper, but he wanted to explore his options elsewhere. It paid dividends for him as mgk’s new style has spawned a handful of successful records like Tickets To My Downfall. However, with this new single “dont let me go,” he is rapping atop a piano-laced instrumental.

This emotional backdrop sets the tone early for the personal content of the song. “dont let me go” is also mgk’s first single of the year. While the track still has elements of his stint in the genres we mentioned, this is more of a continuation of the multi-talent’s journey back to his hip-hop roots. You can check out the music video that accompanies “dont let me go” below.

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Listen To “Don’t Let Me Go” By MGK

On this cut, mgk is being as honest as ever with himself about his mental struggles and rough upbringing. The visuals are also a nice touch as it shows some shots of him in front of downtown Cleveland’s skyline. According to HipHopDX, he also makes a reference to his new controversial tattoo, saying, “I had a breakdown and tatted my entire body except one line.” Overall, fans are enjoying this emotional moment for mgk, applauding his willingness to share all of this information.

What are your thoughts on this brand-new single, “dont let me go,” by mgk? Is this his most vulnerable song he has ever put out? Where do you rank this amongst the rest of his best tracks? Do you like that he went back to rap on this song, why or why not? Is an album in the works? We would like to hear what you have to say, so be sure to leave your takes in the comments section. Additionally, always keep it locked in with HNHH for all of the latest news surrounding mgk. Finally, stay with us for the most informative song posts throughout the week.

Quotable Lyrics:

No one was there to hear what I thought
My heart was broken like my ribs as a kid
When me and my father fought (Yeah)
I’m medicating with something that I cannot pronounce
But it’s what the doctor gave me
Rehab patient, with a pen and some paper (Mm)

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