Why are most rappers real names.......?

(I don't know how to describe this. I know the word I want 2 use but it might be offensive....)

SUGE KNIGHT'S REAL NAME IS MARION

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  • 8 years ago
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    •Afroman: David Foreman

    •Akon: Aliaune Thiam

    •Beenie Man: Anthony Moses David

    •Bentley Fonzworth: Derek Watkins

    •Big Boi: Antwan Andre Patton

    •Billie Holiday: Eleanora Fagan

    •Bo Diddley: Otha Elias Bates McDaniel

    •Busta Rhymes: Trevor Tahiem Smith

    •Cee Lo Green: Thomas Calloway

    •Chaka Khan: Carole Yvette Marie Stevens

    •Chilli (TLC): Rozanda Thomas

    •Chingy: Howard Bailey Jr.

    •Common: Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr.

    •Coolio: Artis Ivey Jr.

    •D'Angelo: Michael Eugene Archer

    •Danger Mouse: Brian Burton

    •DMX: Earl Simmons

    •Dr. Dre: Andre Romel Young

    •Eazy E: Eric Wright

    •Erykah Badu: Erica Wright

    •50 Cent: Curtis Jackson

    •Flo Rida: Tramar Dillard

    •Ginuwine: Elgin Lumpkin (!!!!!!!!!)

    •Ghostface: Dennis Coles

    •Grandmaster Flash: Joseph Saddler

    •Ice Cube: Oshea Jackson

    •Ice T: Tracy Marrow

    •Jadakiss: Jayson Phillips

    •Ja Rule: Jeffrey Atkins

    •Jamie Foxx: Eric Bishop

    •Jay-Z: Shawn Corey Carter

    •Juvenile: Terius Gray

    •Kid Cudi: Scott Roman Seguro Mescudi

    •Lil Bow Wow: Shad Gregory Moss

    •Lil Romeo: Percy Miller

    •LL Cool J: James Todd Smith

    •Ludacris: Christopher Bridges

    •Macy Gray: Natalie Renee McIntyre

    •MC Hammer: Stanley Kirk Burell

    •MIA: Maya Arulpragasam

    •Miss Cleo (WTF): Yourree Dell Harris

    •Mos Def: Dante Terrell "Beze" Smith

    •Mystikal: Michael Tyler

    •Nas: Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones

    •Nelly: Cornell Haynes Jr.

    •Ne-Yo: Shaffer Chimere Smith

    •Ol' Dirty Bastard: Russell Tyrone Jones

    •Pepa (Salt & Pepa): Sandra Denton

    •Pleasure P: Marcus Ramone Cooper

    •Pras (Fugees): Samuel Praskazrel Michel

    •Q-Tip: Jonathan Davis

    •Quincy Jones: Quincy Delight Jones Jr.

    •Redman: Reggie Noble

    •Salt (Salt & Pepa): Cheryl James

    •Sisqo: Mark Althavan Andrews

    •Snoop Doggy Dogg: Cordazer Calvin Broadus

    •Snow: Darrin O'Brien

    •Soulja Boy: DeAndre Ramon Way

    •Stevie Wonder: Steveland Judkins

    •Sticky Fingaz (Onyx): Kirk Jones

    •T-Boz (TLC): Tionne Watkins

    •T.I.: Clifford Joseph Harris

    •Timbaland: Tim Mosely

    •Tina Turner: Anna Mae Bullock

    •T-Pain: Faheem Rashid Najm

    •Vanilla Ice: Robert Van Winkle

    •Xzibit: Alvin Joyner

  • 8 years ago

    Lupe Fiasco = Wasalu Muhammad Jaco

    f*ckin dope name

  • DD
    Lv 7
    8 years ago

    ...not ghetto?

    Because their parents had some sense.

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