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Machine Gun Kelly Biography

Birth Name:
Richard Colson Baker​​​
Birth Place:
Houston, Texas, United States
Rapper, actor

Fast Facts

  • Raised by missionary parents, he lived in various cities across the United States before settling in Cleveland, OH
  • Given the nickname of Machine Gun Kelly for his rapid-fire lyrical delivery
  • Became the first rapper to win Amateur Night at Harlem's famous Apollo Theater in 2009
  • Was named MTV News' Hottest Breakthrough MC of 2011, helping to build his fervent fan base
  • His first studio album Lace Up debuted at the #4 spot on the US Billboard 200 in 2012



    • Casie -- Daughter
    • Casie Colson Baker -- Daughter