Created Colson Baker, but most widely known while Machine Weapon Kelly or MGK, he gained popularity with Stamp Of Authorization in 2006 and became known for his spitfire lyrics. He earned the MTVu Breaking Woodie Honor in 2012. He resided in Egypt and Germany as a kid because his parent’s had been missionaries, and paid attention to DMX and Ludacris. He was offered the latest Breakthrough MC Honor from MTV in 2011 after liberating his album, Ribbons Up. He grew up in LA, Denver, Chicago, Cleveland and overseas as an individual child, and discovered to speak Arabic before learning British. In 2015, he started dating Amber Rose. He collaborated with Lil Jon for the 2012 song, Ribbons Up.
Full Name Machine Gun Kelly Salary $1.2 Million Date Of Birth April 22, 1990 Died July 18, 1954, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States Place Of Birth Texas Height 1.93 m Profession Rapper Education Shaker Heights High School Nationality American Children Casie Colson Baker Awards MTV Europe Music Award for Best US Act, Radio Disney Music Award for Best Musical Collaboration, Bad Things, Till I Die, Wild Boy, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, Paris, France, Arras, France Nominations Billboard Music Award for Top Rap Collaboration TV Shows Roadies
Star Sign Taurus
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# Fact 1 In seventh grade, MGK found solace in rhyming after watching DMX's "We Right Here" video. 2 MGK stopped attending school and like 50 Cent, the high school freshmen, made a name for himself by calling out elder classmates. 3 At 18 years old, he had a daughter named Casie. 4 On January 28, 2013 MGK announced that he will be reverting to his previous stage name "Machine Gun Kelly". 5 His stage name was given for his rapid-fire lyrical flow and is a reference to notorious criminal George "Machine Gun Kelly" Barnes. 6 He rose to fame after releasing his first four mixtapes, Stamp Of Approval (2006), Homecoming (2008), 100 Words and Running (2010), and Lace Up (2010). 7 In August 2011, MGK secured a recording contract with Interscope and Bad Boy Records, after a meeting with Jimmy Iovine and Sean "Diddy" Combs. 8 In mid-2011, MGK signed a deal with Young and Reckless Clothing. 9 Good friends with Austin Carlile (Lead vocals from Of Mice&Men), Da Kurlzz (member from Hollywood Undead ) and Tal Cooperman. 10 He spoke Arabic before English. 11 He has become iconic in the rap game for his rapid flow lyrics and atypical of the genre sense of style. 12 At the age of fourteen, Baker moved to Cleveland, where he attended Shaker Heights High School. 13 Richard has a young daughter named Cassie by a woman that is not known to the public. 14 Won 'Breaking Woodie' from mtvU Woodie Awards 2012. 15 Richard had his start on the popular video sharing site "Youtube", where he would share homemade tracks and upload videos of his daily life. 16 Won 'Woodie of the Year' from mtvU Woodie Awards 2013. 17 Together with a few friends from Cleveland, including Hypeman Slim Gudz and drummer "Rookie", Richard has an ideological movement known as E.S.T. 19XX. 18 Live with his daughter, Casie.
Title Year Status Character Roadies 2016 TV Series Wesley Viral 2016/I CJ (as Colson Baker) Nerve 2016 Ty (as Colson Baker) Punk's Dead: SLC Punk 2 2016 Crash (as Richard Colson Baker) Mod Sun: Shoot Em Down 2016 Video short The Land 2016 Slick Beyond the Lights 2014 Kid Culprit (as Richard Colson Baker) Alternative Press Music Award Show 2014 TV Movie Soundtrack Soundtrack
Title Year Status Character The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon TV Series performer - 1 episode, 2016 writer - 1 episode, 2016 Containment 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode Beyond the Lights 2014 performer: "Masterpiece", "C'mon Boy", "Private Property" The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series performer - 1 episode WrestleMania XXVIII 2012 TV Special performer: "Invincible" Self Self
Title Year Status Character The Late Late Show with James Corden 2016 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon 2016 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest Alternative Press Music Awards 2016 TV Movie Himself WWE Fastlane 2016 TV Movie Himself Machine Gun Kelly: World Series 2015 Short Himself Catfish: The TV Show 2015 TV Series Himself Pop Wrapped TV 2015 TV Series documentary BET Awards 2015 2015 TV Movie Himself WWE Raw 2012-2015 TV Series Himself Unsung 2014 TV Series documentary Himself Steve Aoki Featuring Machine Gun Kelly: Free the Madness 2014 Video short Himself AVN Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself - Musical Guest KellyVision 2009-2014 TV Series documentary short Himself Guy Court 2013 TV Series Himself Korn's Family Values Live 2013 TV Movie Himself The Show with Vinny 2013 TV Series Himself MtvU Woodie Awards 2013 2013 TV Special Himself - Host Lace Up 2012 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself RapFix Live 2011-2012 TV Series Himself 2012 BET Hip Hop Awards 2012 TV Special Himself The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2012 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest WrestleMania XXVIII 2012 TV Special Himself mtvU Woodie Awards 2012 2012 TV Special Himself Half Naked & Almost Famous 2011 TV Mini-Series Himself
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# Quote 1 Words don't make you who you are.
# Trademark 1 An anarchy symbol above his belly button. 2 Tattoo "EST 19xx" on his chest