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What are various bands best known for outside of their musical abilities? Kiss for example are best known for their makeup.

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Being A White Rapper - Donnie Wahlberg (New Kids On The Block)
Donnie wrote the rap song Games because he was tired of critics saying that they were studio magic drumpt up by producer Maurice Starr.
Outragous Acts - MC5
Considered today to be 'punk' before there was a name for it, the MC5 did quite a number of provacative acts on and off stage. One act was wearing nothing but American flags out by a street and swearing. The CD tray of my copy of 'The Big Bang! The Best of the MC5' has a picture of a band member pulling his pants down to reveal his butt crack. And that's just the tip of the iceberg.
Kick Out the Jams, MFs!
Fake songwriting credits - Elvis Presley
It's commonly mentioned, he'd no part in writing even the songs he got credit for. Of course, there's no proof it's true.
Vitiligo - Michael Jackson
His skin color changed due to vitiligo.
Bad childhood - Eminem
He's trademarked with having a bad childhood by having to move often.
Flip-It Book - Phil Collins
Phil is one of the greatest entertainers of the past 50 years - whether in bands like Flaming Youth, Genesis, Band Aid or Brand X; as a session player or as a solo artist. His 'box set' 'Plays Well With Others' is a 4-CD set of songs from the whole spectrum, from 'Guide Me Orion' from the 1969 album 'Ark 2' by Flaming Youth, to hits such as Frida from ABBA, to Band Aid in 1984, to his jazz combo to Prince's Trust benefits and more. The album is set up like a book with pouches for the CDs and text w/ pictures in between of Phil's illustrious career. On the bottom right corner of each right page there is a hand drawn picture of Phil playing his drums and whistling. If you flip this 'book' you can see it happen in motion! Give it a try.
Sussudio's Boyfriend
Rainbow colored hair - 6ix9ine
One of his most apparent physical features is his long hair, dyed rainbow colors, a "trademark" for which he has become known.
Lori Tirol
Obscene name - STRFKR
This band makes excellent music and they are one of the best newer ones of today. However, most of the time the band name is printed out as 'STRFKR' because the ACTUAL name (and pronunciation) of this group is 'STARFUCKER'.
Starship Trooper
Marlon Wayans' Mentor - Corbin Bleu
While out with his urban dance troupe, Corbin Bleu hired Marlon Wayans to become his mentor.
Mama's boyhood - Usher
None of the women in Usher Raymond IV's life, OTHER THAN his mother, had shown any real signs, as of 2020, of any ability, in his personal estimations, to measure up TO his mother.-
Parker Gabriel
Mama's boyhood - Elvis Presley
Presley was his mother's son in too many more ways than can be counted in any one post, up to and including how the exact causes of each of their respective deaths remained undetermined, even as of 2020.
Parker Gabriel
Pink flamingos on his album covers - Christopher Cross
Beginning with his self-titled debut album, the former Christopher Charles Geppert had a tendency to adorn his album covers with images of pink flamingos rather than, say, photographs of himself. His net-site even incorporates the pink flamingo into its navigation directions.
Parker Gabriel
Giant Phallis Sculpture - Roger Daltrey
That's right - he has such a sculpture on his estate. It's a prop from a scene from the 1975 movie 'Litzomania', which he starred in.
Rocket, Yeah
Putting His Baby Over A Balcony - Michael Jackson
There's a common uploaded footage of him holding the baby over a balcony.
Golf Playing - Alice Cooper
He's known to be a golf player too.
stuttering - Scatman John
stuttering problem is said to be the reason he got into music business.
trademark battle - Kylie Minogue
there's a lot of media coverage of her battling trademark over her first name with Kylie Jenner, which is properly made up(the battle) as there are many with the name Kylie beside Minogue and Jenner(including 1 who was in Neighbors before Minogue)...
Living in a castle - Enya
Enya lives in Manderley Castle, a Victorian castle in southern Ireland.
Toking cheetah - Blues Traveler
every one of their CDs somewhere on the artwork shows the face of a cheetah smoking a joint.
I've Runaround With BT 2X
Getting Punched in the Face by Jack White. - The Von Bondies
The main singer of the Von Bondies, Jason Stollsteimer, was at a Detroit club in 2003 in support of a local band when Jack White wanted to speak to him. Stollsteimer refused, so White pinned him to a speaker and punched him in the face multiple times, even getting angered at Stollsteimer's unwillingness to fight. White was later charged to take anger management classes, as well as being fined. Stollsteimer left with a ridiculously mangled face, including a swollen right eye and a bloody nose. White had formerly produced the Von Bondies' debut album from 2001, "Lack Of Communication", and felt that the fight was a publicity stunt for their 2004 album "Pawn Shoppe Heart".

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