Machine Gun Kelly is an American singer, actor and rapper. Performer of highly successful songs such as Bad Things and Rap Devil, in his career he has released six studio albums, dividing his time between his activities as a rapper and that of a pop punk singer. Since 2014 he has also worked as an actor. As of August 2022, he has released six studio albums and has appeared in over 100 music videos.
Machine Gun Kelly has a daughter named Casie, born in 2008. In January 2022 he formalized his engagement to Megan Fox, with whom he has been in a relationship since 2020. He spoke openly about his past as a heroin addict, from which he took the song Lead You On, which for him remains the one with the greatest emotional impact. Due to his addiction, in 2010, he went through a period of homelessness, as a result, he attended a rehabilitation center for treatment. Machine Gun Kelly attempted suicide by overdose.
He openly claims to use marijuana and has stated in various interviews that he smokes daily, describing it as a source of happiness and a way for people to feel a little love. He frequently references cannabis in his music, putting it at the forefront of both his songs and his character. As his major influences he cites DMX and Eminem, but also rock bands such as Guns N' Roses and Blink-182, especially during his youth.