News

Smokepurpp Says He's Changing His Name

By Daryl Nelson

Smokepurpp will no longer be Smokepurpp.

During an interview with Peter Rosenberg, the Florida rapper said he plans to change his name in the very near future.

"I'm actually gonna change it to just Purpp soon," he said. "I want to drop the Smoke out my name. People just call me Smokepurpp or Lil Purpp but there's too many Lil's, so I kind of just want to be Purpp. At a point, I'm just gonna be Purpp."

The announcement of the change comes about a month after Purpp was named one of this year's XXL Freshman. Before that he made headlines for trying to fight someone who dissed Kanye West

What do you think about the name change?

Posted In: News Video Smokepurpp

Discuss

News Robert Glasper Says Lauryn Hill Stole All the Music For "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" / News News Nicki Minaj Fires Back After Being Accused Of Normalizing Molester Tekashi 6ix9ine / News News Funk Flex Says Cardi B's Team Paid DJs To Play Her Music / News News Dwyane Wade Checks Jimmy Butler After He Lusts Over Gabrielle Union / News Video Lil Pump Rages After Losing His Album 'Harverd Dropout' / Video News Nicki Minaj Says Only One Rapper Was Really Irked About Her Group Diss 'Barbie Dreams' / News