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Having a good stage name can make or break a music career. Here's how some of the biggest rappers got their names.
Known as Jazzy in his younger days, Mr Carter took the name Jay-Z in a nod to fellow Brooklyn MC Jaz-O, who gave Jay his first break. It's also noted that that subway lines 'J' and 'Z' run through his native Brooklyn. Picture: Beyonce.com
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