Obviously most rapper's names are made up for entertainment purposes but Miranda J from XXL put together a list of nine rappers who go by their real name on and off the stage.


Real Name: Aubrey Drake Graham

Kanye West
Real Name: Kanye Omari West

Kendrick Lamar
Real Name: Kendrick Lamar Duckworth

Lil Wayne
Real Name: Dwayne Michael Carter

Source: XXL
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