Personas are important to artists, and that’s what birth their stage names. Since these names are what they give us, they are the only thing we attach to their faces. Nobody really bothers to find out their real names unless it’s absolutely important. Now, it’s hard to explain it, but some of these artists look like their real names. On the other hand, some of them have absolutely no connection to their names, and this article is about 11 artists who fall into this category.
1. Stage Name: Rema
Real Name: Divine Ikubor
Look at the name, then look at the picture. Do you see it? No! Absolutely not.
2. Stage name: Mr Eazi
Real name: Oluwatosin Ajibade
Will someone explain to me why I thought his name was Kwame or Kofi?
3. Stage name: Zlatan
Real name: Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael
Nobody can tell me nothing. Zlatan is DEFINITELY not a Raphael.
4. Stage name: Joeboy
Real name: Joseph Akinfewa Donus
Donus? I need to question everything I think I know.
5. Stage name: Reekado Banks
Real name: Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon
LMAO! Apparently, this is what Hanniel looks like.
6. Stage name: YCee
Real name: Oludemilade Martin Alejo
Wait! Didn’t he say he was Omo Alhaji?
7. Stage name: Runtown
Real name: Douglas Jack Agu
Man, no. Who would have thought?
Real name: Gilbert Bani
Does A-Q have a secret life where he is an author?
8. Stage name: Seyi Shay
Real name: Deborah Oluwaseyi Joshua
Deborah? What else do we not know about?
9. Stage name: Tekno
Real name: Augustine Miles Kelechi
This is a revelation.
11. Stage name: WurlD
Real name: Sadiq Onifade
Every WurlD’s song I know is playing in my head right now, and I don’t see a Sadiq singing.