Dumbest Rapper Names

You may like their songs, but you have to admit, the names are stupid.

The Top Ten

1 Soulja Boy Soulja Boy DeAndre Cortez Way, known professionally as Soulja Boy Tell 'Em, or simply Soulja Boy, is an American rapper, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.

Greatest name. - DarkBoi-X

Stupid name but not the worst. - RobertWisdom

I seriously don't understand the difference between soulja boy and tellem. Seriously what is the difference? Also the name is retarded, because it has no meaning to the name, come on give a meaning.


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2 Waka Flocka Flame Waka Flocka Flame Juaquin James Malphurs, better known by his stage name Waka Flocka Flame or simply Waka Flocka, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia.

That's such a dumb stage name. It sounds like a tongue twister. - CharismaticKat

Why in the world would you wanna be called Waka Flocka Flame?! That's so stupid!
Shorty S***stain and Peanut Butter Wolf should definitely be near the top, too.

Just look at the name... It's ridiculous. - Lissie19999

If this isn't ridiculous, then I don't know what is..... - Celestius

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3 Lil Wayne Lil Wayne Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr. is an American hip hop artist and is often referred to as one of the worst rappers of all time. He was signed to Cash Money Records by Birdman at a young age. Before he became a household name and the artist he is today, he was 1 quarter of the southern rap group The Hot Boys, ...read more.

Stupid Name that shows no creativity, He doesn't even write his own lyrics (and the Lyrics in his songs are stupid as well), his voice sounds like he's been choking on that cough syrup he's been addicted to...

He's 30-something years old and he's still calling himself little. Bow wow was originally known as lil bow wow but changed his name over time as he got older.

Hate his name. His music sucks. Never just start with gangsta rap music then switch to making love songs.

The reason he calls himself lil is that he is short guys, we all know that he is not that young

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4 P. Diddy

sounds like a 3 year old telling his mom he has to go to the bathroom. "mama I gotta p diddy. "

Lol me and my mum remember him as Puff Daddy OK.

They don't know what to name themseLves these days... P. Diddy? WTF IS THAT?!?!? - rebeLLious

It means puff daddy, he is the puff daddy, it means he is the king of the chronic (he smokes weed). Not that I'm saying he is a good rapper but at least show the full version of his name -_-

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5 50 Cent 50 Cent Curtis James Jackson III, better known by his stage name 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, entrepreneur, investor, record, film, and television producer.

It's because his raps are worth 50 cents. - CharismaticKat

Might as well call himself one cent

What a stupid name. But, I have to hand it to the guy; he did really well in the hip-hop game and in pop culture while having the dumbest name of all time! Now that is an accomplishment.

If you actually knew why he called himself that then you would be amazed

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6 Vanilla Ice Vanilla Ice Robert Matthew Van Winkle, known by his stage name, Vanilla Ice, is an American rapper, actor and television host.

What's a vanilla ice? - BananaBrain

Want a Vanilla Ice? - Userguy44

Because I only know "Ice Ice Baby"

Lil Wayne and 50 cent are alright, Eminem is okay, and I find no problem with T-pain, now Vanilla Ice, wow that is so stupid, I also agree for soulja boy, and flava flav

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7 Lil Poopy Lil Poopy

This one's pure weird. - BlackAngel_ZombieBoy

To be fair this is a kid - BananaBrain

Okay this is the worst one. - Userguy44

Who the hell is this kid and boy or girl? - RobertWisdom

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8 Peanut Butter Wolf

This sounds kinda funny. - Userguy44

This sounds like it would be the name of some weird obscure YouTuber.

Weird stage name... - CharismaticKat

Holy god! What the hell is a peanut butter wolf! A wolf made of peanut butter? Or a wolf that eats it! Seriously this is the most ridiculous name I have ever heard, and probably the most DUMB name ever, especially for a rapper!

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9 Shorty S***stain

My favourite - DarkBoi-X

Showing how much he values himself and how much his audience should value him. Nice job. - RobertWisdom

(I HAVE NOT HEARD OF THIS RAPPER OF MUSIC BEFORE) But if this is REALLY a rapper and his 'chosen' name, than this is dumb! SO STOP, SO HE'S SHORT AND A S*STAIN?! Well done! - marlonacott

And I thought Lil Poopy was bad!

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10 Ol' Dirty Bastard

Ha ha ha! Why would someone wanna be called that? - CharismaticKat

Really? SERIOUSLY!?!?! How dumb. Ol' Dirty Bastard is a GREAT name, isn't it? Don't you just love it? Who wouldn't wanna be called an old unwashed freak?

Very funny and humiliating.

I love his music, but his name is what really bothers me. REST IN PEACE DIRTY!

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The Newcomers

? DaBaby DaBaby

Oh my god the picture 😂 - BananaBrain

The Contenders

11 Snoop Dogg Snoop Dogg Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr., (born, October 20, 1971) known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, actor, record producer, and television personality from Long Beach, California.

Um no he good dumbasses

He needs to be at the top of the list. After all, he IS Number One! - thunderstar1124

At Least It's Better Than Snoop Lion - BeatlesFan1964

Snoop dogg is a great name its from charlie brown snoop lion is dumb but dogg is great

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12 Ty Dolla Sign Ty Dolla Sign Tyrone William Griffin, Jr., known professionally as Ty Dolla Sign, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer.

There's nothing really wrong with his stage name. - CharismaticKat

What a retard

Don't come for my boo! Y'all better back off!

I love him sm

13 Birdman

Better than Baby. That was just weird. Wht kinda grown man calls himself Baby and encourages other grown men to call him that? - RobertWisdom

It doesn’t sound that bad in my opinion. - Userguy44

A dumb name after a homosexual superhero from the old Cartoon Network shows!

He also has a nickname baby. Really? What grown man calls himself baby?

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14 The Game The Game Jayceon Terrell Taylor, better known by his stage name The Game, is an American rapper and actor. He was born on November 29, 1979 in Los Angeles, California. Game spent most of his childhood in foster care (up until high school) even though he knew all of his brothers and sisters. Since 2002, Game ...read more.

It's not a bad name. It just sounds like anything else you would normally say

Stupid! More like the lame

And we all just lost it

15 Baby Bash Baby Bash

Why would make your rapper name completely sound like something completely perverted is completely beyond me.

it sounds like a person who bashes in babies heads.

Let's vote this so that Eminem gets lower in the list!

Who did the baby bash dis time?

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16 Booty Smackinz

Sounds like a Victorian school punishment.
- TheDuttyGyal

Why...? Why name yourself after your anus? - Gehenna

This guy must've been pretty stupid to come up with this.

Only a horny person would come up with this name.

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17 Baby Boy Da Prince

I was just about to vote for Juicy J until I saw this. WHAT KIND OF NAME IS THIS!?

That's probably his real name.

"hi baby boy the prince your name is pretty stupid" is what his mother always sais to him. Its a super duper f******* dumb name don't we all know

18 Chamillionaire Chamillionaire Hakeem Seriki, is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and investor from Houston, Texas, better known by his stage name Chamillionaire.

Was previously thought to have evolved from Charmander the Pokemon.

Sucks to become a chamillionaire if that worth isn't held by gold bars.

HE IS the CHAMILLITARY MAN OK he has a pretty dumb name but you have to admit this guy can rap faster than Usain Bolt on steroids!

19 Flo Rida Flo Rida Tramar Lacel Dillard, better known by his stage name Flo Rida is an American rapper and pop music artist from Carol City, Florida. He is known for songs such as "Low", "Right Round", "Sugar", "Club Can't Handel Me", "Good Feeling", "Whistle", "Wild Ones", "My House" and "GDFR."

Flo rida Florida.
When did you figure that out? - BananaBrain

How do you hate on his name? Seriously, his name comes from his hometown, that's loyalty if you ask me

Well The Names Better Than Peanut Butter Wolf. Peanut butter wolf wow

Florida is a state not a town

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20 Nas Nas Nasir bin Olu Dara Jones, better known by his stage name Nas, is an American rapper and entrepreneur born on September 14, 1973 in New York City. His album, Illmatic, is considered to be one of the best rap albums of all time. He is also considered to be one of the best rappers of all time.

Nose in catalan

He's 60% nasty. - Cyri

It's how you say nose in Romanian, although I'm not sure of the spelling.

It's his actual name though so it doesn't count as a dumb rap name. Nasir, Nas for short. - RobertWisdom

perhaps he has no idea...

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21 Lil Uzi Vert Lil Uzi Vert Symere Woods, better known by his stage name Lil Uzi Vert, is an American hip hop recording artist and songwriter.

I laughed when I heard his name first. - Userguy44

I actually figured out, if you say Lil Uzi Vert fast enough, it comes out as Lucifer. So, it's a little bit clever. A little of in depth knowledge about Uzi makes it way more interesting, in fact. - RandomThings

Its pretty creative to be honest - CharismaticKat

This name is the stupidest name for a rapper and it suits him because he sucks has a rapper he would be good as a noble mumbler

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22 Eminem Eminem Eminem, born Marshall Bruce Mathers III, is an American rapper, actor and music producer born on October 17, 1972 in St. Joseph, Missouri. Eminem has sold over 300 million records making him the bestselling hip-hop artist of all time. In addition to his solo career, he is a member of D12 and (with Royce ...read more.

It stands for every mom is nice except mine actually - BananaBrain

Not a bad name. - Userguy44

Its gotta do with his real name. Marshall Mathers. M^^M. Eminem. Plus you need to have an original name, and this is as original as it gets. - I_Make_U_Cry

Shut up guys he rocks, Why is he on this list, wow he is the best rapper ever. If you say bo to that you must be stupid

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23 Kardinal Offishall

Makes absolutely no sense

He's an official for the St. Louis Cardinals? - Mcgillacuddy

24 Flava Flav

Haha he is what Lil Wayne will look like 40 years on lolz. Flava Flav might have been cool in the 70s 80s, but its just whack now. - Hummer09

"that a ass name" what flava do have any cause the only flava girl see in you is your money.

Its my option rappers must get their names by drawing them out of a hat how else do you explain names like DMX, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Peanut Butter wolf & Fava Flav. - egnomac

25 Pimp Daddy Welfare

WHAT? Like welfare for pimp daddys? Seriously...

26 Fetty Wap Fetty Wap Willie Maxwell II, better known by his stage name Fetty Wap, is an American hip hop recording artist from Paterson, New Jersey.

What does that even mean? - CharismaticKat

His name sounds like a Muppet character.

The hell kind of retarded name is this?

He's eye is wired

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27 Lama Doodle Lama Doodle

You are OUT, bad boy-YAI - xandermartin98

28 Silento Silento Richard Lamar Hawk, better known by his stage name Silentó, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer and actor. He is best known for his debut single "Watch Me", which reached number three on the Billboard Hot 100.

Silento should be silent. - Userguy44

If only he lived up to his name - VideoGamefan5

He isn't a rapper

If his name is Silento, why isn't he silent? - EpicJake

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29 YG YG

Its like naming my self OG... he didn't think much...

30 Desiigner Desiigner Sidney Royel Selby III (born May 3, 1997), better known by his stage name Desiigner, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive and actor. He rose to prominence in 2016 after the release of his debut single "Panda", which reached number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot ...read more.

Stupid name, stupid spelling, and he's ugly. - RobertWisdom

Desiigner? what's next? Fashiion?

31 DMX DMX Earl Simmons, known professionally as DMX and Dark Man X, is an American rapper and actor. He was born on December 18, 1970.

Terrible rapper, but his name is kinda cool.

DMX is one of the greatest of all time but his name isn't that good - venomouskillingmachine

Dark man x... don't c a problem wit it...

What does it stand for :S dirty man xrated :S

32 Big Pun Big Pun Christopher Lee Rios, better known by his stage name Big Pun, was an American rapper. Emerging from the underground hip hop scene in The Bronx borough of New York City, in the early 1990s, he was the first Latino rapper to have an album certified platinum as a solo act. ...read more.

No pun intended. - Userguy44

More like big Bull Sh**!

What pun are you talking about?

Well its Big Punishemt actually... - oliverpaw

33 Nate Dogg Nate Dogg Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, better known by his stage name Nate Dogg, was an American rapper, singer, and actor. He was known as one of the pioneers of West Coast hip hop. He was noted for his membership in rap trio 213 and his solo career in which he collaborated with Dr. Dre, Eminem, Warren G, Tupac Shakur, ...read more.

Lmao this name is so bad

34 Sysco

If you guys are talking about SISQO he's not a rapper racists. Not everybody black with a microphone is a rapper. Name one bar he spit. - RobertWisdom

Let me guess Michael Jackson is a rapper too. And so is Toni Braxton right? Wait, Oprah Winfrey had a microphone. She must be a rapper too. smh - RobertWisdom

No wonder I've never heard of you... YOUR NAME STINKS

He nicknamed himself the dragon or sumtin like that. That's retarded who does that. - ballaboi17

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35 Fabolous

Such a fab rapper even his name is fab oh wait - Ihaskitty1234

Not heard of this one, but it's just a word misspelt. Rubbish!

36 Mike Will Made-It

I hate rap with a passion, but I'm not sure he flunked grammar. Is his name Mike Will? Mike Will made-it sort of makes sense, but only if his name is that. Otherwise, totally agree with the others.

Mike probably flunked grammar- not will made it, but make it.

Yes, this is a real MC name.

37 Xzibit Xzibit

His name is dope. - RobertWisdom

I don't see much wrong with this name. It's just "exhibit" with the letters changed, sort of like M&M = Eminem and Tupac = 2pac - Mcgillacuddy

38 Young Thug Young Thug Jeffrey Lamar Williams, better known by his stage name Young Thug, is an American rapper from Atlanta, Georgia. He became known for his commercial debut single "Stoner." Notable Albums/Mixtapes: Barter 6, Slime Season, Slime Season 2, I'm Up, Slime Season 3

How do we get these people?

39 Dreddy Kruger

He named himself after Freddy Kruger?!?! Probably twice as scary, though!

Got his name from a Horror movie~ -

40 Gucci Mane Gucci Mane Radric Delantic Davis, known professionally as Gucci Mane, is an American rapper who has released 12 studio albums and over 70 mixtapes. In 2007, he founded his own label, 1017 Records. He helped to pioneer the hip hop subgenre of trap music alongside fellow Atlanta-based rappers T.I. and Young Jeezy. ...read more.

lol he named himself after an Italian fashion brand... and wow how are nas and 2pac dumb names? they're both just their real names shortened -

I heard that Gucci was a name of underwear and mane is hair. His name = Underwear Head - AlphaQ

Why not try to named himself prada mane or armani boyz. And brick squad it fool dumbest name for rap group.

More like Goofy Mane or Stupid Mane - DaWyteNight

41 Bobby Shmurda Bobby Shmurda Ackquille Jean Pollard, known professionally as Bobby Shmurda, is an American rapper and songwriter from Brooklyn, New York.

That's not even his real name.

42 2 Chainz 2 Chainz Tauheed Epps, also known as 2 Chainz, is an American rapper. He is more popular when contributing guest verses to people like Kanye West, B.o. B, and Lil Wayne. His latest album, ColleGrove, came out earlier this year.

3 Chainz. - Userguy44

Why two? Why not one hundred - CharismaticKat

"2 chainz but today I got a few on" - DaWyteNight

2 Chainz is the dumbest thing I've ever heard

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43 Lil Yachty Lil Yachty Miles Parks McCollum, known professionally as Lil Yachty, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. Yachty first gained recognition in August 2015 for his singles "One Night" and "Minnesota" from his debut EP Summer Songs. He released his debut mixtape Lil Boat in March 2016.

Lil Boaty

44 Fat Joe Fat Joe Joseph Antonio Cartagena, better known by his stage name Fat Joe, is an American rapper and actor from the Bronx, New York.

He is fat and his name is probably Joe so explains why he chose that name - CharismaticKat

This sounds like a slang term for a penis

Why isn't he fat?

45 The Tea Bag Boyz

What the actual - HufflepuffGeekGirl

Please kill me

46 Trey Songz Trey Songz Tremaine Aldon Neverson, born November 28, 1984, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actor. His debut album, I Gotta Make It, was released in 2005 through Atlantic Records. His follow-up album, Trey Day, spawned his first top 20 single, "Can't Help but Wait". Songz released his third album ...read more.

HE'S NOT A RAPPER! Every black musician is not a rapper. - RobertWisdom

Trey silence please. - Cyri

One that makes me cringe whenever I hear it. Always sounds French to me, like "Tres Songs". It's just awful!

My head hurts every time I hear this name.

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47 A Boogie wit da Hoodie
48 Ja Rule Ja Rule Jeffrey Bruce Atkins, better known by his stage name Ja Rule, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor from Queens, New York.

I dun think he rule anything...

Ja rule suck he doesn't rule anything and Eminem messed up his career by disses

49 Submarine Man Submarine Man

More like Autotune Man lol! - Userguy44

More like Foot Fetishist - xandermartin98

50 T-Pain T-Pain Faheem Rashad Najm, better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American recording artist and music producer from Tallahassee, Florida.

He's a real t-pain to listen to.

What is it supposed to stand for tough pain?

He is from Tallahassee.

Haha, that's terrible! I heard of a white rapper called T-Lights as well. Smh

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