Lace Up by Machine Gun Kelly


Summary

Lace Up is the debut studio album by American rapper MGK; it was released on October 9, 2012, by Bad Boy and Interscope Records.{{cite web|last=Harling|first=Danielle|title=Machine Gun Kelly "Lace Up" Release Date|url=http://www.hiphopdx.com/index/news/id.20584/title.machine-gun-kelly-lace-up-release-date|work= The album features guest appearances from Alex Fitts, Anna Yvette, Blackbear, Bun B, Cassie, DMX, Dubo, Ester Dean, Lil Jon, M. Shadows, Planet VI, Synyster Gates, Tech N9ne, Twista, Waka Flocka Flame, Young Jeezy, along with the bands Avenged Sevenfold and The Kickdrums. The album production was handled by Alex da Kid and JP Did This 1. Diddy served as the executive producer on the album.

The album received a generally positive reception but critics felt that it was a disappointment after his previous mixtapes. Lace Up debuted at number 4 on the Billboard 200 and spawned four singles (three official and one promotional): "Wild Boy", "Invincible", "Hold On (Shut Up)" and "Stereo".