TITLE

How stars got their names

PUB. DATE
July 1997
SOURCE
Jet;07/21/97, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how black celebrities got their names. Celebrities that changed their names, such as Sinbad, formerly known as David Adkins; Why musician Bootsy Collins named Kenneth Edmonds `Babyface'; Others.
ACCESSION #
9707246657

 

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