WHY 5 Nigerian Artists Changed Their Stage Names?

WHY Have 5 Nigerian Artists Changed Their Stage Names?
WHY Have 5 Nigerian Artists Changed Their Stage Names?
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Several Nigerian artists have changed their stage names over the years, which is why we compiled a list of those who have.

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The stage name of an artist is frequently regarded as the artist’s identity, and it is not uncommon to hear of artists changing their names in the Nigerian music industry and elsewhere around the world.

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We compiled a list of the top 5 Nigerian artists whose names have revamped their brand and redefined their identity as artists.

Check the list below;

1. What Caused 2Face Change His Name To 2Baba?

On January 10th, 2016, the legend changed his stage name from 2 Face to 2 Baba. 2 In an interview with Wazobia FM, Baba explained that he changed his name because he wanted a more mature moniker to represent himself. He also stated that his close friends had been calling him 2 Baba for some time, and it was only recently that he decided to make it official.

2. What Caused Cynthia Morgan Change Her Name To Madrina?

Cynthia Morgan is a Nigerian singer who has changed her stage name several times. She stated in an interview that the reason for the change was due to the fact that she was unable to use the name owing to copyright infringement. On May 10th, 2018, she formally changed her name.

3. What Caused Buju to Change His Name To BNXN?

On February 18, 2022, BNXN stated that he had changed his stage name from Buju to Benson, which should be spelt BNXN. BNXN was born immediately after a video of American rapper Fat Joe declaring on a talk program that the only Buju he knew was Buju Banton. For his upcoming project, he will go under the stage name BNXN.

4. What Caused Santi Change His Name To Cruel Santino?

After failing to gain the copyrights to the name Santi, Santi declared on his social media platform on June 16, 2020, that he would be changing his name to Cruel Santino. Cruel Santino has previously changed his name from Ozzy B to Santi, so this isn’t the first time he’s done it.

5. What Caused Kiss Daniel’s Name Change To Kizz Daniel?

On the 23rd of May 2018, Kizz Daniel announced his name change, claiming that he could no longer use the name Kiss Daniel, which was allegedly owned by his old label G Worldwide. G Worldwide had claimed the copyrights to Kiss Daniel’s name, and the gifted singer was unable to release any music under that name.

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