Ohio MC Machine Gun Kelly will tour Australia for the first time in September.
The 23-year old hip-hop star released his first mixtape ‘Stamp Of Approval’ in 2006 when he was 16. He is now signed to Diddy’s Bad Boy label.
The latest Machine Gun Kelly mixtape ‘Black Flag’ was released in June. It features Pusha T, Meek Mill, Wiz Khalifa & French Montana.
Machine Gun Kelly was born Colson Baker in Houston, Texas. He was anointed with the name Machine Gun Kelly after being bullied at school when he would fire back with rapid fire words. “I used to stand out because I was tall and I couldn’t really fight back then,” says MGK. “Then I got tired of getting beat up so I started fighting people with my words instead. I got the name Machine Gun Kelly because of my rapid-fire delivery when I was 15 and started doing shows.”
Machine Gun Kelly dates for Niche and Live Nation are:
September 4, Perth, Capitol
September 5, Melbourne, Hi Fi
September 6, Sydney, Manning Bar
September 7, Brisbane, Hi Fi
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