Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Announce Name Change

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony have announced that they’ve supposedly changed their name to “Boneless Thugs-N-Harmony,” as part of a promotional campaign for Buffalo Wild Wings’ new boneless wings. The iconic rap group’s shocking announcement will have you double-checking the calendar to make sure that April Fools’ Day hasn’t come early. A “Behind The Scenes” video shared on social media details how the name change came to be and shows the obstacles that the group faced in making the decision. They also made a statement on their official website, whose URL has been adjusted to indicate the name change.

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“For 25 years, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony have continually reinvented rap,” says the narrator of the clip. “But today, a name change threatens to tear the group apart.” The narrator explains that the boys’ “new love for boneless wings lead to a new name.” According to Krayzie “Boneless” (née Bone) in their statement, “we were sitting down having the new [boneless] wings and it just hit me all of a sudden–I was like, yo, it’s time for a change. We need to be Boneless Thugs now. Bottom line.” However, not everyone was on board.

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“I ain’t changing sh*t!” declared Layzie Bone. “It’s preposterous.”…

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