Machine Gun Kelly

Richard Baker, aka Machine Gun Kelly, is a Cleveland-based rapper, named for the prohibition era gangster. A standout white rapper, MGK gained recognition as a two-time winner of the famous Amateur Night at the Apollo competition in 2009. His popular mixtapes 100 Words and Running and Lace Up further showcased his multisyllabic raps. His songs and high-energy live shows earned him a national audience and the attention of record label executives. In 2011, he signed to P. Diddy’s Bad Boy Records and Interscope.

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Braggin' Writes: Rappers with Books

Hip hop stars who took their gift for words from the stage to the page.

The Xperiment: Machine Gun Kelly Remembers Winning the Apollo Talent Show

Highlights: MGK shares what he would look for in the perfect lady. (4/16/2015)

106 & Park: MGK Talks Big Screen Debut in ‘Beyond the Lights’

Guest Rewind: How close is he to his character in the film? (11/12/2014)

The Stars of Beyond the Lights

A look at the talent behind the acclaimed film.

Movies: Beyond The Lights: Stars

Here's another look at Beyond the Lights. (10/23/2014)

Movies: Beyond The Lights: Masterpiece

Go Beyond the Lights and check out this sneak peek. (10/23/2014)
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