Ugly God Explains Where His NSFW Nickname Came From

The rising rap star dropped by The FADER office to tell us why he changed his name.

The outlandish Houston-bred rapper and internet sensation Ugly God dropped by The FADER to give us some insight about his memorable past moniker: Pussy Bacon. “I always wanted my name to be something [that] if you hear it once, then you can just never get that out of your head,” he said of his motivations for choosing the name, “You’ll never forget that shit.” As for why he decided to make the change? “[I'm trying] to be a little bit more marketable,” he explained. Watch the clip above to hear Ugly God tell the story himself.

March 14, 2017
Ugly God Explains Where His NSFW Nickname Came From