CLEVELAND — Machine Gun Kelly is about as Cleveland as it gets, and is showing love for his hometown by sharing slang phrases that we use in 'the Land' with the rest of the world.
In a new video interview with Vanity Fair magazine, the 'Bad Things' singer breaks down what phrases commonly used around northeast Ohio actually mean, for those who may not be in the know.
In the nearly eight minute video, the Shaker Heights native explains terms like 'Dead Man's Curve,' 'Sweetest Day,' and 'po' boy,' while giving personal details about his connection to the Northeast Ohio.
Arguably one of the best moments of the video happens around 3:12 when Kelly is asked about Put-In-Bay.
The rapper responds: 'It's this little island where everyone goes to get f---ed up. You take a ferry to get there and it's just an island full of bars.'
A person behind the scenes chimes in to add, 'It's called the Bahamas of Cleveland,' which makes Kelly laugh on the spot.
Kelly also describes Cleveland's St Patrick's Day parade while talking about 'the rapid' saying, 'Everyone goes on the rapid when they want to go downtown for St. Patty's Day. St. Patty's Day they go off. It looks like Jesus came back from the dead.'
Of course the video wouldn't be complete without the one call and response that all Ohioans know and love: 'O-H,' 'I-O!'
MGK just released a new music video for 'Why Are You Here,' which you can watch in the player below.