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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Soundcloud Rappers University

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Interviews: Coheed and Cambria Talk Comics at New York Comic Con

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Rapper Rich Quick Performs "Nice Guy" On 'Dancin' On Air'

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Three Names Please

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Coheed and Cambria Talk Songwriting After New Fatherhood and Loss of A Home

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Slide Into My DM's with Mozzy

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Future on Drake's Dirty Sprite 2 Feature

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Feat. Allan Cunningham

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Feat. Allan Havey

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Pell Talks About His Future At Firefly 2016

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Juan Garcia, Pedro Hernandez

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Smoothini Wows Waka Flocka Flame

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