7 popular black figures who have changed their names for political or artistic reasons

Farida Dawkins Sep 8, 2018 at 09:56am

September 08, 2018 at 09:56 am | Lifestyle

Farida Dawkins

Farida Dawkins | Contributor

September 08, 2018 at 09:56 am | Lifestyle

Nicki Minaj…Vulture

Onika Tanya Maraj

Born Onika Tanya Maraj, the Queens, New York-bred rapper of Trinidadian descent changed her name when she embarked on her career.

She is now known as Nicki Minaj, an abridged style of her given name.

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