"My name came from my grandmother actually," Saweetie confessed. A lot of people knew me as Saweetie and it kind of just stuck."' She also told celebrities who've dropped out of school (Drake is one worthy example), it's become quite the trend in the music industry to be without a degree."It was just a nickname and I had put it on my Myspace. Saweetie, however, is a college graduate, having earned her bachelor's degree in communications and business from the University of Southern California in 2016.Tamar is currently the opening act for Xscape during their reunion tour. So after a few listens we came up with Seven Questions that only The Urban Daily would dare to ask. [laughs]TUD: On “My Swag” you rhyme that “I’m a lady when we fuckin and a bitch in the street.” Shouldn’t that be the other way around? And people never hear me whimper, you know how much shit I talk. TUD: You sound pretty domestic on “Be your lady.” When was the last time you folded a dude’s underwear? Cuz that’s my man and I love him and he can do whatever to me. TUD: Have you and Weezy ever watched “Two Girls One Cup”? But there are other cases when rappers look to those who know them best to help create their rap moniker.Gucci Mane, for instance, named Waka Flocka Flame during the time the "Hard In Da Paint" rapper was signed to his label.
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So, it's not too surprising that she allegedly wasn't feeling the newcomer's freestyle either, regardless of it being an ode to her earth-conquering 2002 hit.
"There was a post but she don't know me like that," Saweetie explained when asked by about Khia's reaction to her song.
She reminded me of myself and I remember being a kid saying, 'I'm a barbie, too.'" She also revealed to Rappers generally pick their rap name.
Rick Ross created his name based on the notorious drug kingpin Freeway Rick Ross, and Drake simply pulled his from his middle name.