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NBA Baller and Rapper Ron Artest Will Change Name
NBA star and aspiring MC Ron Artest has announced that he intends to change his name.
According to a spokesman for the L.A. Lakers, the 31-year-old forward has filed official paperwork to change his name to Metta World Peace. "My understanding is 'Metta' will be his first name and …
The Clipse’s Malice to Change Name to Less ‘Evil Intent’
After experiencing a spiritual transformation and becoming born again, Malice of Virginia "coke rap" outfit the Clipse has announced that he will be changing his MC name.
No longer identifying with his malicious moniker, Malice revealed in a recent interview that he will be attempti…
Diddy Changes His Twitter Name to Swag for a Week
This week, Diddy would like you to call him Swag. The entertainment mogul, who has gone through several name changes throughout this career -- including, Puff Daddy and P. Diddy -- had the brilliant idea to don a new moniker, for the week...
Shyne Talks Judaism Conversion and Name Change
Four years ago, in the midst of serving a 10-year sentence for a now-infamous New York club shooting involving Sean "Diddy" Combs, word got out that Shyne had formally converted to Judaism and changed his name to Moses Levi. Now free, and the subject of a new cover story in 'X…
The Cool Kids ‘Hate the Idea’ of Name Change
Mikey Rocks and Chuck Inglish are commonly known as The Cool Kids, but that might be changing in the near future due to some vague ongoing legal issues. The rumored change, to Chuck & Mike, has been swirling around among industry insiders and across the Internet since early April, but fans w…
Jay-Z, Beyonce to Take Each Other’s Last Names
It looks like Jay-Z will take Beyonce's last name -- if you believe the rumormill, that is. According to the British tabloid, The Daily Star, Jay will carry on his wife's family name, Knowles, by adding it to his own.
The change will allegedly take place to keep the Knowles' name aliv…