Machine Gun Kelly - America's new rap star
Colson Baker, who uses the name Machine Gun Kelly (MGK) because of his rapid-fire rapping and lyrical talent, is one of the hottest new stars in hip-hop. Here at StubHub you can find a range of Machine Gun Kelly tickets so this is your chance to see the heavily-tattooed rapper in concert. MGK began rapping as a teenager and released his first mixtape in 2006 when he was just fifteen. Now, after a meteoric rise in 2011, Machine Gun Kelly is one of the stars in hip-hop. With massively popular tracks like "Invincible", "Till I Die", and "Bad Things" (with Camila Cabello), tickets for Machine Gun Kelly concerts are always in high demand. That's not all, Colson Baker is also a talented actor. That's right, some of Machine Gun Kelly movies include Beyond the Lights, Nerve, Viral and 2018's Brid Box.
Machine Gun Kelly background
Machine Gun Kelly, real name Colson Baker, grew up in the Cleveland suburb of Shaker Heights. MGK used his rapping skills to help him get through a difficult childhood. In 2009, MGK started making waves by becoming the first rapper to win amateur night at Harlem's Apollo Theater. In 2011, Machine Gun Kelly's rise to the top truly started when his performance at SXSW was seen by Sean Combs who then signed him to his Bad Boy label, later releasing the single "Wild Boy" that same year. Growing up, MGK states his musical influences as DMX, Eminem, Blink 182 and Guns N' Roses. With such a diverse musical interest, Machine Gun Kelly music really is unique, combining dark, personal lyrics, on top of heavy hip-hop beats. To see this live in concert is an intense, exhilarating experience. Get your MGK tickets today and see this lyrical superstar live in concert.
Machine Gun Kelly music
To date, Machine Gun Kelly has released three albums, one EP, ten mixtapes and numerous singles. The debut MGK album was Lace Up (2012). The album featured guest appearances from the likes of DMX, Cassie and Avenged Sevenfold and has gone on to be certified gold, selling over 500,000 in the US. Ther other Machine Gun Kelly albums include General Admission (2015) and new album Bloom (2017). Some of the best MGK songs include "Home", "Bad Things", "Habits", "Sail", "At My Best", "Young Man" and the emotional cover Machine Gun Kelly made of the Link Park song "Numb", shortly after Chester Bennington's death. For your chance to hear MGK perform all these, and more, buy Machine Gun Kelly concert tickets today here at StubHub before they all go!