Richard Colson Baker (born April 22, 1990), best known by his stage name Machine Gun Kelly or MGK, is an American rapper from Cleveland, Ohio.
His stage name was given for his rapid-fire lyrical flow. He is known for his two mixtapes, 100 Words and Running and Lace Up. 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.