Rap Name Changes

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  • Yasiin Bey
  • Notorious B.I.G.
  • Young Jeezy
  • Game
  • Diddy
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Mike Bigga
  • ODB
  • Andre 3000
  • Common
  • Shyne
  • Snoop
  • Jay Z
  • N.O.R.E.
  • Young Dro
  • Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion
  • Mr. Porter
  • J. Cole
  • 2 Chainz

Lil J to Young Jeezy

Before he took up the business of motivating thugs everywhere, Young Jeezy was just Lil J from Atlanta. The "Lil" prefix is usually a source of regret later on in a rapper's career, so Jeezy was ahead of the game on this one.

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