Originated in New York city’s economically depressed South Bronx area, during the early 1970’s, hip hop soon reached the West Coast and made a great cultural impact.
Some hip hop and rap names may sound a bit strange, but keep in mind that they bear significant traits. Traits that helped rappers make it through this highly antagonistic music scene.
Even people who have no association with the urban culture whatsoever.
While this remains a mystery for the experts, parents who love hip hop music may benefit from the many melodic and powerful name inspirations it delivers.
You may choose a name from the lyrics of a hit song or be inspired by the expressive masters’ names themselves.
Hip hop stars are talented artists who leave their mark in the history of music.
Most of them are quite successful in business as well. Forbes has a special list of these achievers, called the “Hip Hop cash kings”.
Although some of the hip hop names are unique, they won’t stay forever in this category, because they are rapidly rising in the baby name charts.
We compiled our list of stage and birth star names to help you find the perfect hip hop name for your superb baby boy or girl.
Hip hop boy names