The Weeknd copying Prince, Kanye West and others with name change

BANG POST The Weeknd is considering ditching his stage name, but rather than use his full real moniker, Abel Tesfaye, he’s contemplating officially dropping his surname entirely so he is known mononymously. The artist is following on the heels of Kanye West, who legally changed his name to simply Ye last October. “I feel like […]

Tyler, the Creator considering changing stage name

Tyler, the Creator saw a good amount of success in 2021 with the release of his album Call Me If You Get Lost and don’t be surprised if he sees more success, just with a different stage name. In an interview with Fast Company, the rapper talked about the origin of his name. “My stage name […]

John Legend recalls the origin of his stage name (video)

Recording artists take their time when it comes to picking their stage names. When choosing one, it’s best to pick a name that will transcend your legacy into the future. John Legend stopped by “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” on Monday, March 1, 2021, and revealed how his performance moniker came to be. The […]

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