quiz: can you match the artist to their real name?

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quiz: can you match the artist to their real name?

  • Nicki has many alter egos but the OG will always be Onika Tanya Maraj.
  • Even though he is topping charts and breaking hearts, Prince Royce is still Geoffrey from the Bronx.
  • Devin Star Tailes (Dev for short) was discovered by The Cataracs on MySpace.
  • After her first album as Katy Hudson failed commercially, the "Teenage Dream" singer changed her name to Katy Perry and is now enjoying global success.
  • Although he is known sometimes called Drizzy (and "Jimmy" in the halls of Degrassi High), Aubrey Graham chose his middle name, Drake, to represent him as platinum recording artist.
  • Before he became an overnight sensation in the U.S., the "Somebody I Used to Know" singer used to be known as Wally De Backer.
  • Pitbull, a.k.a. Mr. 305 and Mr. Worldwide, has many names but the only name that matters is the one on his birth certificate: Armando Christian Perez.
  • In order to reach his goal of becoming a 'Billionaire,' Bruno had to ditch the name Peter Gene Hernandez for something with a little more "pizazz."
  • Trying to make it in showbiz is tough. Trying to make it in showbiz with a name like Percy is even tougher. That is why some of our favorite artists changed their lackluster names into cash-making monikers. Can you match the superstar with their less-than glamorous real name?
  • Before she was 'RiRi' to the world, the Barbados-born beauty was Robyn Fenty at home.
  • Ramón Ayala, who shares a name with a Regional Mexican music star, has made a name for himself in reggaetón as a Grammy-award winning recording artist: Daddy Yankee.
  • Calvin Broadus was nicknamed "Snoopy" as a kid because of his likeness to the Peanuts character, which became Snoop Doggy Dogg and was shortened to Snoop Dogg.
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