Mackenzy Mackay. On the brink of breakthrough with new single ‘Cold Stare’

"A song about challenges and getting hit down but coming back stronger, making the way through the darkness to the light"
1 March 2024

And headlining UK/EU Tour

London’s Mackenzy Mackay is set to make waves in the music scene with his latest single, Cold Stare, signaling a new chapter in his musical journey. This track, serving as the second release from his eagerly awaited EP, continues the momentum of his previous chart-toppers. Blending melodious charm with pop-rap brilliance, Cold Stare has quickly become a sensation, amassing over 3.5 million views in teasers on TikTok and Instagram.

Cold Stare transcends mere melody; it narrates resilience and introspection. Mackay depicts it as a voyage through emotional extremes, advocating for resilience and authenticity. Reflecting his own life’s ups and downs, the song inspires listeners to confront and transcend adversity.

Discussing the track in his own words, Mackay shares: “Cold Stare. A song about challenges and getting hit down but coming back stronger, making the way through the darkness to the light. Sometimes going for things that you maybe know are a bad idea and learning from them, the world is full of cold people, shit experiences that you might have but taking them on the chin and not letting them bug you is the best thing you can do. Don’t let shit ruin your day, unless it’s something you should truly care about.

With growing excitement online, Mackay’s career is soaring. His latest hit follows successful singles like Every Last Detail and The One That You Call, which has 140,000 daily streams, promising to be a career milestone. His innovative music and storytelling are making him a global music innovator.

Mackay’s momentum extends to his upcoming UK/EU tour, with rapid ticket sales highlighting his rising popularity and live performance demand. After a year of sell-outs and significant accolades, including being BBC Radio 1’s Artist of the Week, Mackay’s live show presence is stronger than ever, with sold-out shows and large audiences underscoring his significant musical influence.

Since his 2022 debut, Mackenzy Mackay has quickly become a global sensation, merging heartfelt lyrics with a dynamic presence. From Yorkshire roots to London’s eclectic influence, he’s a trailblazer in music, blending genres and gathering a vast fan base. More than a musician, Mackay represents a new wave in the industry.

Keep your eyes peeled and ears open—Mackenzy Mackay is rewriting the rules of pop and rap, one heartfelt anthem at a time. As Cold Stare sets the stage for his upcoming EP, and with a tour on the horizon, there’s no telling where this trailblazing artist will go next. One thing is for sure: the world is watching, and Mackay is ready to deliver.