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What is Drake's real name? What is Central Cee's real name? Here is the lowdown on rapper's real names.
Rappers from across the scene tend to adopt a stage moniker, with some adopting elements of their real name, as others use names that take on a whole other meaning.
Here is a guide to many of the world's most famous rappers real names.
Rapper Drake was born Aubrey Drake Graham.
London-based rapper Central Cee was born Oakley Neil H.T Caesar-Su.
Up and coming rapper Ice Spice was born Isis Naija Gaston.
Doja Cat's real name is Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini.
Rapper ASAP Rocky was born Rakim Athelaston Mayers, with his son RZA sharing the same middle name as him.
Rapper Jay-Z's real name is Shawn Corey Carter.
Cardi B was born Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, and has since added Cephus to her last name after she married Offset in 2017.
Rapper 21 Savage's real name is Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph.
Alyssa Michelle Stephens is Latto's birth name.