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Do You Know These Rappers' Real Names?

You'd be Ludacris to think those were their actual names.

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  1. 1. Let's start off easy. What's Jay Z's real name?

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    Shawn Charter
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    Samuel Carter
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    Shawn Carter
  2. 2. What about Eminem? What's his real name?

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    Marshall Mathers
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    Marshell Matters
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    Michael Mathers
  3. 3. Believe it or not, Nicki Minaj's real name is not Nicki Minaj. But what is it?

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    Oneeka Minaj
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    Onika Maraj
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    Monika Minaj
  4. 4. What about Wiz Khalifa? Surely you didn't think his real name was Wiz...

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    Terry Thomaz
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    Dijon Thomaz
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    Cameron Thomaz
  5. 5. Too hard? OK, OK, let's go back. What's Drake's real name?

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    Audrey Graham
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    Aubrey Graham
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    Graham Audley
  6. 6. What is Lil Wayne's real name?

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    Wayne Michael Carter Jr
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    Wayne Carter Jr
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    Dwayne Michael Carter Jr
  7. 7. Most people know this dancing delight as Snoop Dogg, but what is his real name?

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    Kevin Cordozar Broadus Jr
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    Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr
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    Kelvin Cordozar Broadus Jr
  8. 8. What about Missy Elliott?

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    Melissa Arnette Elliott
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    Melinda Arnette Elliott
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    Maddison Arnette Elliott
  9. 9. What is Ludacris's real name?

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    Christopher Burridge
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    Christopher Bridges
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    Tristan Bridges
  10. 10. This one's EASY. What's P Diddy's real name?

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    Shaun Combes
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    Patrick Diddler
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    Sean Combs
  11. 11. How about Rick Ross?

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    Ricky Ross Roberts III
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    William Leonard Roberts II
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    Ross Williams II
  12. 12. What is T.I.'s real name?

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    Clifford Joseph Harris Jr
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    Harris Clifford Joseph Jr
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    Joseph Clifford Harris Jr
  13. 13. She's been in the rap game for ages, so surely you know what Lil' Kim's real name is?

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    Denise Kimberley Jones
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    Joan Denise Kimbers
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    Kimberley Denise Jones
  14. 14. 2 Chainz has two names, but what's the real one?

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    Tristan Epps
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    Tauheed Epps
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    Tywin Epps
  15. 15. What is Common's real name?

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    Lonnie Lynn
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    Lyndon Lane
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    Lenny Lone
  16. 16. Lastly, take a look at 50 Cent. Look deep into his eyes. Choose his real name.

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    Curtis James Jackson III
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    James Christopher Jackson III
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