Great Rap Names

Having discovered that the rapper Gunna's government name is Sergio Kitchens, the guys discuss what goes into choosing a rap name. They run through some categories of rap names throughout history, give some context on names that come from the Nation of Gods and Earths, consider rappers who've changed from one rap name to another, and shout out their favorite rap names of all time.

Paying tribute:
The Dr. Eugene Marsh Memorial Fund

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Music Courtesy of Traum Diggs:
"Arabesque Film Sh@t" by Traum Diggs 
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David Shanks, aka Traum Diggs, is an MC/writer/journalist from Brooklyn, NY. He began writing articles in 2005, contributing correspondent features for print and online publications and has participated in conferences and panels at several colleges and universities including Rider University and SUNY- Rockland. He has also contributed chapters in Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide; Expressive Writing: Classroom and Community; and St. James Encyclopedia of Hip-Hop Culture. His independent album releases include Jazz Hop, Major Journalism, and Jazz Hop II.   A more complete discography is available at traumdiggs.com .

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