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Machine Gun Kelly’s Beauty Evolution, From Rapper to Glam Rocker

Watch his transformation into “the blonde don”.

If Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox weren’t the most talked about celebrity couple before, their 2021 VMAs appearance has confirmed it. While there’s no doubt that together they make an iconic and fashionable couple, MGK has long been an evolving style icon and has now transformed into a beauty icon in his own right.

From gelled mohawks to rockstar nail art, MGK has reached his final form as this generation’s glam rocker. Tap through for a look back on how he got here.

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In 2012, MGK released his debut studio album Lace Up and immediately was on everyone’s radar, with the album debuting at number 4 on the Billboard 200. Like many other rising rockstars, back then he was gelling his hair into a mohawk.