• MUSIC STARS WHO CHANGED THEIR NAMES

MUSIC STARS WHO CHANGED THEIR NAMES

Ol' Dirty Bastard

A founding member of the Wu-Tang Clan, Dirty Bastard is probably the most frequent name changer in music. The rapper went from Ol' Dirty Bastard, made a 180 to Big Baby Jesus, had the lesser-known monikers Ason, God Unique, Joe Bananas, Osiris, then settled on Dirt McGirt before his death in 2004.

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MUSIC STARS WHO CHANGED THEIR NAMES

With stage names vs. birth names, musicians certainly have the most fun coming up with strange titles and confusing spelling. Here's the latest on those artists who have made the switch - and back again!

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