Budding rap star MGK reportedly had a show at a Microsoft Store cut short after he stomped on several laptops.
You may not have heard of Machine Gun Kelly, an upcoming rap talent that's also known as MGK. MGK, real name Richard Colson Baker, was signed to Bad Boy Records (Interscope) after having met P. Diddy at SXSW in March of 2011. This week, MGK is making headlines for a gig he performed at Microsoft's Atlanta retail location last Friday.
According to the Verge, MGK, who was there to celebrate The Source magazine's release of their annual Power 30 issue, damaged some property during his performance. The story goes that MGK rapped "f*ck these computers..." and started jumping between tables at the store. All Hip Hop reports that the artist stomped on "at least five computers."
"After about 40 seconds into his first song and after stomping on at least five computers, the staff cut off his music and his mic," writes All Hip Hop's Sydney Lace.
"We offer our stores as a venue for the community to use, and this event was not sponsored by Microsoft," a spokesperson from Redmond told The Verge. "While the artist's behavior was appropriate for a concert, some of it was not appropriate in a store environment," the rep added. It's not yet clear how much damage was done during the show. MGK retweeted a few pictures related to the event, but hasn't commented personally on what happened.