Colson Baker, referred to as Machine Gun Kelly (MGK), is an American rapper and singer.
Following his 3 rap albums, his newest album Tickets to My Downfall launched in September 2020 has a pop punk sound to it.
It has gained him a number of awards together with prime rock artist and album on the Billboard Music Awards, favourite rock artist on the American Music Awards and finest different on the MTV Video Music Awards.
Like the vast majority of different well-known rappers, he’s no stranger to tattoos.
The 31-year-old rapper has arguably coated his complete physique in tattoos. He has a minimum of 83 of them and has no plan of stopping getting new ones any time quickly.
His newest addition was tattooed by his present girlfriend, the Hollywood brunette bombshell Megan Fox and it says ‘the darkest fairytale’ referring to their very own relationship.
Every of the tattoos holds a particular that means to him. He has tattooed his favourite quotes, some particular numbers, but in addition actual items of artwork.
He usually feels homesick so he devoted his proper shoulder to Route 71 which is the street to his dwelling.
He additionally tattooed 216 east space codes for Denver and Cleveland which in his personal phrases are the 2 cities that molded him into a person.
A bitter-sweet tattoo he owns is likely one of the double-decker buses and a stick determine being hit by it tattooed on his proper rib cage.
MGK is the flying stick determine and it represents an actual occasion when the rapper was hit by a bus, however fortunately remained unhurt.
The arguably greatest tattoo on his physique is the one on his again. It’s a real looking rendition of Salvador Dali’s ‘The temptation of Saint Anthony’.
This reminds him of himself and his need to repent for the sinful life he has led. One other again tattoo is Baker’s personal title.
The massive initials MGC are unfold throughout his higher again. On the finish of the day, we’re all caught with ourselves for all times so why not?
MGK’s tattoos we can’t assist however discover the rebellious nature of the rapper, his need to make a change on the planet and present the center finger to everybody who disagrees with him.
He tattooed a well-known Banksy artwork piece, some weed and the large brother’s all-seeing eye.
Quite a lot of them take care of faith and spirituality in addition to redemption, for instance, he tattooed Oscar Wild’s quote ‘Each sinner has a future each saint has a previous’ on his left arm and his abdomen is roofed with an angel guardian carrying rapper garments, however nonetheless managing to do his job of watching over MGK.
It’s sure that the rapper sees tattoos as a manner of expressing himself, his previous, current and future. He frowns upon individuals who get tattoos simply because it’s trendy in the meanwhile.
In his personal phrases ‘Now, I have a look at tattoos on my physique, and I form of remorse it as a result of it turned actually accepted in widespread tradition.
By means of his tattoos, we will see MGK’s true colours. He’s a metropolis boy who has been by way of lots in his life however nonetheless strives to be a greater individual day by day.