Macklemore Rapper and Producer Names by Rap Genius Editors

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Ghostface Killah Rapper and Producer Names by Rap Genius Editors

Dennis Coles of the Wu-Tang Clan borrowed his stage name from a badass character of the same name in the 1979 kung-fu flick Mystery of Chessboxing. Check out the OG Ghostface Killer here.

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Raekwon Rapper and Producer Names by Rap Genius Editors

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Drake Rapper and Producer Names by Rap Genius Editors

Aubrey Drake Graham wisely chose his middle name over his first one when he switched from acting on Degrassi to rapping.

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Childish Gambino Rapper and Producer Names by Rap Genius Editors

Donald Glover gained popularity as a comedian and actor on the sitcom Community but decided to begin a rap career in 2010. He resorted to the Wu-Tang name generator in order to come up with a stage name and got Childish Gambino after typing his birth name in.

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André 3000 Rapper and Producer Names by Rap Genius Editors

Born André Benjamin, 3 Stacks went by the rap name Dre for most of his OutKast career. But when Dr. Dre began to resurge in popularity during the late 90’s, due in large part to 2001 and The Slim Shady LP, he switched it to the futuristic André 3000 to avoid confusion.

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Lohan, I got a Trojan come here you little slut Off the Chain by Chris Webby

Lindsay Lohan is another one of Eminem’s frequent targets. The Britney/Lohan fantasies of these bars were most likely inspired by Slim’s “Same Song & Dance” where he fantasized about kidnapping and raping these two pop stars.

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People give me praises any time I get mentioned
Even though my skin's whiter than the belly of a penguin
Off the Chain by Chris Webby

Luckily Webby lives in a relatively tolerant age where it is possible to make it in the rap game if you have good lyrics, even if you are extremely white in a predominately black genre.

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Dumbledore's stepping in, feeling like the principle Off the Chain by Chris Webby

Albus Dumbledore is the headmaster at Hogwarts, and Web feels like the “headmaster” or leader of the rap game.

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I'm good and well here in the underground
Unsigned Hype dude, I don't fuck around
Off the Chain by Chris Webby

Unsigned Hype is a section in The Source magazines dedicated to unsigned rappers in the underground that are building a buzz for themselves but don’t have a record deal. Web never actually appeared in the Unsigned Hype column, but he definitely fits the profile with his growing fanbase and internet buzz.

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