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Find Out How These 5 Rappers Came About Their Stage Name

1. Cardi B

Belcalis Almánzar known for her stage name, Cardi B. She came up with the name Cardi B as a spin on a nickname friends gave her growing up. Her sister’s name is Hennessy, so friends used to call the future rapper “Bacardi,” which she turned into Cardi B.

2. Drake

Aubrey Drake Graham popularly known as Drake is arguably the most popular artist on earth. He's Canadian and he got his stage name from his middle name.

3. Post Malone

 Austin Post is his original name. According to him, he got "Malone" from an online rap generator and "Post" from his last name.

4. Nicki Minaj

Onika Maraj popularly know as Nicki Minaj, arguably one of the most beautiful female and best rapper got her stage name "Nicki" from her friends while growing up and "Minaj" from a guy on her first record deal label.

5. Lil Wayne

Dwayne Carter Jr. dropped the "D" from Dwayne to "Wayne" due to a sad story about how his father abandoned him and his mother when he was infant, so he wanted to distant himself from the man. And got the "Lil" due to his five feet five inches height.

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