Richard Colson Baker aka Machine Gun Kelly Announces His Upcoming Showtime Series “Roadies”


Richard Colson Baker, also known as Machine Gun Kelly, announces his recurring role in the upcoming Showtime series “Roadies.” Created by  Cameron Crowe and executive produced by Crowe, Winnie Holzman and J.J. Abrams the show is set to premiere June 26, 10 PM EST/PST on Showtime. As part of the ensemble cast, Baker stars alongside  Luke Wilson, Carla Gugino, Imogen Poots, Rafe
and many more.

The comedy series documents the rock world through the experiences of backstage workers facilitating cross-country tours for an arena-level band. Baker portrays the role of ‘Wes’ playing opposite ‘Kelly Ann’ (Imogen Poots).

Since Baker’s acting debut in Beyond The Lights as ‘Kid Culprit’ in 2014, the rapper/actor is also set to star on the silver screen in films Nerve (from Lionsgate starring Emma Roberts & Dave Franco) and Viral coming this Fall. Additionally, he is co-executive producer of the film The Land which premiered at the 2016
Sundance Film Festival
and will be distributed by Macro/IFC later this year.


Music fans can catch him at NYC’s Central Park Summer Stage performing with NAS and Erykah Badu on July 25.  The star’s annual EST Fest will also return this year featuring the principal cast of his film “The Land.” MGK continues on his ‘Road Trippin’ tour concluding December 1 in Glasgow, UK.

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