Why Earl Sweatshirt Wants to Change His Name

Why Earl Sweatshirt Wants to Change His Name

Out with the old and in with the new.

Published July 30, 2015

It may be time for Earl Sweatshirt to swap out his rap name for a new one. Earl says he’s ready for a change — and he’s “dead a**” serious.

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The 21-year-old L.A. native, whose birth name is Thebe Neruda Kgositsile, has changed his name before. Back in 2009, he went by Sly Tendencies.

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Written by Latifah Muhammad

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