An Original Gangsta or Gangster (O.G.) name refers to the hardcore rapper names. This is a slang term coined by the influence of gangster rappers such as Ice T, Schoolly D and N.W.A. Original Gangster typically refers to old school rappers who created the standard for gangster rap.
O.G. and rapper name generators are prevalent online, allowing users to give themselves an original gangsta name. Gangster rap has been controversial throughout the life of the genre for its tendency to glamorise various criminal and prejudicial acts. Many gangster rappers argue that the music is an indictment of the state of society.