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  • Richard Colson Baker (born April 22, 1990), better known by his stage name Machine Gun Kelly (most known as MGK), is an American rapper
  • His stage name was given for his rapid-fire lyrical flow
  • He is known for releasing his three mixtapes, 100 Words and Running, Lace Up and Rage Pack
  • He also has been featured in XXL
  • In mid 2011 MGK signed a deal with Young and Reckless Clothing
  • On August 3, 2011, he announced he signed with Diddy's Bad Boy Records and Interscope Records
  • On December 14, 2011, Machine Gun Kelly was named the Hottest Breakthrough MC of 2011 by MTV
  • Richard Colson Baker was born in April 22, 1990, in Texas to missionary parents and took up residence in Egypt, Germany, Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver and Ohio
  • Since he lived the first four years of his life in Egypt, he spoke Arabic before English
  • He started listening to rap in the sixth/seventh grade when he went to Hamilton Middle School, a mixed race school in Denver
  • At the age of fourteen, Baker moved to his now hometown Cleveland, where he attended Shaker Heights High School and graduated in 2008
  • On the verge of getting evicted, Baker went to Harlem's Apollo Theater in March 2009 where he had back-to-back victories, making him the first white rapper to ever win at the Apollo Theater
  • He records music in his home studio which he refers to as the "Rage Cage"
  • He is currently touring, and has forged a friendship with Three 6 Mafia's Juicy J who tapped Kelly to appear on his track "Inhale" in January 2011 which was produced by Lex Luger the music video for "Boat Load" featured Steve-O from Jackass

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