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That's Not My Name

How many names can one person have?

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    Drake was born Aubrey Graham. His nicknames include Drizzy, Drizzy Drake, Mr. October and Mr. Ovo. He's also referred to as the 6 God.

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    Marshall Mathers, AKA Eminem, also goes by Em and Slim Shady.

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    Kimberly Denise Jones, more famously known as Lil' Kim, has the nicknames Kim and Big Momma. She also likes to sting as Queen Bee.

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    Kanye Omari West goes by Yeezy, 'Ye and Yeezu. However, he's mostly known on a first-name basis as Kanye.

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    LL Cool J was born James Todd Smith. His nicknames include LL, Uncle L, Mr. Smith and The G.O.A.T. If you were wondering, LL Cool J stands for: Ladies love Cool James.

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    Method Man's real name is Clifford Smith, but he has a ton of nicknames including Meth, Johnny Blaze, Tical, the Ticallion Stallion and the Iron Lung.

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    Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, AKA The RZA, goes by Prince Rakeem, Rzarector, Bobby Digital, and Bobby Steelz.

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    Before becoming Jay Z he went by the name Jazzy, Jigga, Jigga Man, Jay-Z (with a hyphen), and now also nicknames himself Hov. Jay Z's real name is Shawn Corey Carter.

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    Nicki Minaj has several nicknames: Harajuku Barbie, Barbie B*tch, Nicki Lewinski, Roman, and the Ninja. Her real name is Onika Tanya Maraj.

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    P. Diddy also goes by Diddy, Puff Daddy, Puffy, and Puff. Also, Sean John vs. Sean Combs (clothing line/real name). His real name is Sean John Combs.

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    Lil' Wayne goes by several names: Lil' Weezy, Baby Jr., Birdman Jr., Weezy, Weezy F. Baby and Young Carter. His real name is Dwayne Michael Carter.

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    2 Chainz, whose real name is Tauheed Epps, also goes by the nickname Titty Boi.

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    The Notorious B.I.G goes by many names: Biggie Smalls, The King of New York, the Black Frank White, Big Poppa and B.I. His real name is Christopher George Letore Wallace.

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    Birdman's real name is Bryan Williams, but he also goes by Baby and #1 Stunna.

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    Bow Wow, or Lil' Bow Wow also goes by: Bow Weezy and Lamborghini Moss. His real name is Shad Gregory Moss.

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    Before becoming Common, he went by Common Sense. Common's real name is Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.

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    The Game, or Game, also goes by Charles Louboutin. His real name is Jayceon Terrell Taylor.

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    J. Cole used to go by the name Therapist, his real name is Jermaine Lamarr Cole.

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    Kendrick Lamar shortened his name from Kendrick Lamar Duckworth.

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    MC Hammer also goes by just Hammer, and his real name is Stanley Kirk Burrell.

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    Mos Def also goes by The Mighty Mos Def. His real name is Terell Smith.

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    N.O.R.E also goes by P.A.P.I and Noreaga, his real name is Victor Santiago Jr.

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    Pusha T also goes by Pusha Ton, and his real name is Terrence Thornton.

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    Rick Ross' other names are: Ricky Rozay, The Teflon Don, Officer Ricky, but his real name is William Leonard Roberts II.

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    Snoop Dogg, or just Snoop, changed his name to Snoop Lion for his reggae album. His real name is Calvin Cordozar Broadus, Jr.

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    T.I.'s name used to be T.I.P from his nickname Tip. His real name is Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr.

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