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Names -> Music Performer Pseudonyms -> Y

This is a list of names of famous people, who have changed their real name. I'm only looking for music performers, not actors or other famous people. Below are the most recent entries.

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Entries Beginning with Y

Original Name
Submitted by:
Ya Kid K Manuela Kamosi  Bobo
Ya Kid K. Manuela Barbara Kamosi Moasco Djogi One rap/dance artist formerly of Technotronic Mastermind
Yanni Yanni Chryssomalis Kalamata He used to date Linda Evans. newage
Yanni Yanni Hrisomallis  According to, his real name.  newage
Yarbrough & Peoples Calvin Yarbrough/Alisa Peoples  duo
Yella Antoine Carraby founding member and producer for gangsta rap group NWA madscientist
Yellowman Winston Foster  Bobo
Yma Sumac Amy Camus I've read somewhere that the whole story was rather fake. You only have to read her name backwards. Miura
Yma Sumac Zoila Imperatriz Chavarri del Castillo  Peruvian born singer and frequent answer in T.V. Guide's crossword puzzles. Peru
Ynot Toni Craig Info from Bobo
Yo Yo Yolanda Whitaker
Yoga Frog Ritchie Desuasido  Bobo
Yolanda Adams Yolanda Yvette Adams  Lori Blonde
Young Buck David Brown  wcgold
Young Jeezy Jay Jenkins Atlanta "trap star" aka "Snowman," founder/CEO of Corporate Thugz Ent. (distributed by Def Jam), came out with Top 5 hit "Soul Survivor" (and there are rumors about him and Keyshia Cole) peopleschampeezydasnowman
Young Lay Lathan Williams Info from Bobo
Young Lay Lathan Williams he is from vallejo california young lay
Young MC Marvin Young  Hakim
Youth Martin Glover Bassist for Killing Joke. newsound
Yukmouth Jerold Ellis Jr. Info from Bobo
Yuri Yuridia Valenzuela Canseco A musical prodigy, at age nine she was offered a scholarship to study dance with the Bolshoi Ballet she declined and as a teen fronted the group Yuri and the Electric Apple Bobo
Yusef Islam Steven Demetre Georgiou Was still Cat Stevens before he converted to the Muslim faith. brit
Yves Montand Ivo Livi  French
YZ Anthony Hill Info from Bobo

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