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What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?


What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Question: What is Ne-Yo's Real Name?
Ne-Yo's real name is ...
Answer: Shaffer C. Smith. He was given the name Ne-Yo in 2004 by producer Big D. It is a reference to Neo, the lead character in the Matrix films.

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