Here's a handy list of rappers and their real names. Some of these names you may already know, while others might surprise you.
Lil Yachty 's name in real life is Miles Parks McCollum. For other hip-hop heavyweights, their rap nom de plume makes them bigger than life. William Leonard Roberts II is the real name of Miami boss Rick Ross, Amala Ratna Zandile Dlamini is the stage name of rap-pop superstar Doja Cat, and Calvin Cordozar Broadus is the surname of hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg. In short, a convincing rap name can elevate a rapper to new heights in the entertainment business. With so many hip-hop artists in the rap game, knowing all their real names can be difficult. That's why XXL has created this handy list of rappers and their real names. Some of these names you may already know, while others might surprise you. Check it out below.