Fast-rising Central region-based rapper Eni De Eni has changed his stage name to Erny.
In an interview with wysepromotions.com, he explained that Erny is a short form of his real name Ernest. He also revealed that the fans were struggling to pronounce “Eni De Eni” so he decided to make it simple for them.
Rebranding becomes a necessity when the need arises and it helps pushes artistes to the next level of their careers. Batman became Samini, Lazzy of VVIP changed his name to Zeal, Abortion of 4×4 became Coded, Ayigbe Edem is now Edem and other stars over the years have changed their stage names.
Erny was nominated for Central Music Awards 2019 and he has songs like Real Love, Sika Kakra, Love Me No More and Black Girls Rock which features Teephlow.
Below is a social media post Erny used to change his name
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Good day, Whenever you receive this message, upon deep reflection I’ve realized the problem with the pronunciation of my stage/brand name Eni De Eni to my new and soon to be fans, I’ve had quite a lot of complaints and I’ve finally decided to make it easier for all of us, I reckon name is a means of identification and should be as simple and as pronounceable as it can be, to those who are already use to my stage name Eni De Eni, am sorry for the inconvenience caused, nothing is changed musically. I’ll continue to give you nothing but good music, which I believe we ought to share with the world, my brand name is being a hindrance and I believe you’ll bear with me in simplifying it, thank you for sticking with me and thank you for your immense support, appreciated. My new name is Erny. Social Media; Instagram: Erny Official Facebook: Real Erny Twitter: Erny Official