Machine Gun Kelly got his rap name in honour of his ridiculously fast rapping style, and built up a loyal fan base in his hometown of Cleveland before coming to the attention of P Diddy who signed him to Bad Boy Records. While he’s been a firm fixture in rap circles for years, MGK gained worldwide attention in pop with his surprise collaboration with Camila Cabello on ‘Bad Things’, which became a Billboard number one hit.
Did you know?
MGK has a daughter called Casie, who was born in 2008.
As well as rapping, he has also starred in movies (including Nerve with Dave Franco and Emma Roberts) and is becoming a regular fixture on the runways at Mens Fashion Week.
He once got hit by a double-decker bus while in Manchester!
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