R&B musician Terrance Trent D'Arby made the switch to Sananda Maitreya in 2001 after a series of dreams he had in 1995. Signifying a shift in his musical career, Maitreya moved back to Europe, started his own record label and released an album after a six-year hiatus.
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Of all the entertainment genres, music is by far the most identity-crises-stricken of the lot. Even after having their names emblazoned across album covers, charts, billboards and news headlines, they sure don't flinch much when it comes to a name change. With rapper Snoop Dogg recently taking on his Rasta incarnation Snoop Lion, let's take a look at just some of the other artists who've made the big switch!