Tough dogs deserve tough names, and a lot of dogs need tough names. If you are looking for some tough names for your dogs, you could look to pop culture and the world of music for inspirations. Here comes our selection of tough dog names
inspired by rappers, singers, and bands. These musicians give up outlaw images, although some of them are real, and some of them are not.
Akon: Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor.
Arcade: Short for Arcade Fire, an alternative rock band.
Bruno: Peter Gene Hernandez, professionally known by his stage name Bruno Mars, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and choreographer.
Busta: Trevor Tahiem Smith, Jr., better known by his stage name Busta Rhymes, is an American hip hop recording artist.
Ceelo: Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, better known by his stage name CeeLo Green, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, and businessman.
Dido: Dido Florian Cloud de Bounevialle O'Malley Armstrong, known as Dido, is a British singer and songwriter.
Fergie: Stacy Ann "Fergie" Ferguson is an American singer, songwriter, fashion designer, television host, and actress. She is the female vocalist for the hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas, with whom she has achieved chart success worldwide.
Kesha: Kesha Rose Sebert is an American singer, songwriter and rapper. In 2005, at age 18, Kesha was signed to producer Dr. Luke's label Kemosabe Records.
Jayzee: Shawn Corey Carter, known by his stage name Jay Z, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the most financially successful hip hop artists and entrepreneurs in America.
Neyo: Shaffer Chimere Smith, better known by his stage name Ne-Yo, is an American R&B singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actor.
Shaggy: Orville Richard Burrell CD, best known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican-American reggae fusion singer and deejay.
Outkast: Outkast is an American hip hop duo formed in 1992, in East Point, Atlanta, Georgia, composed of Atlanta-based rappers Andre "Andre 3000" Benjamin and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton.
Pitty: Priscilla Novaes Leone, better known as Pitty, is a Brazilian rock singer.
Tayo: Tayo Reed started entertaining as a singer at Six Flags Over Georgia, performing in the Shake, Rattle, & Soul Show.
Twisted: Short for Twisted Sister, an older acid rock band.
Usher: Usher Terry Raymond IV， known mononymously as Usher, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor.
Waylon: A country singer with an outlaw image.