9 Rappers Named After Comic Book Characters

9 Rappers Named After Comic Book Characters

FUSE TV - 9 Rappers Named After Comic Book Characters

Rappers and comic book characters have some clear similarities: they both require a compelling origin story, they often answer to several aliases, and (ideally) they've got a special skill that sets them apart from mere mortals. So it's no wonder the two have been feeding off of each other for decades.

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SUGAR AND TOYS

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