Rick Rubin files to legally change his name

Producer was born Frederick Jay Rubin

Rick Rubin has filed to change the name on his birth certificate, according to reports.

TMZ state that Rubin, who was born Frederick Jay Rubin, wants to have the name by which he is commonly known published on his birth certificate.

The producer has worked with a diverse range of artists under his nickname, including Jay Z, Slayer and Jake Bugg.

Rubin helped produce Kanye West’s 2013 album ‘Yeezus’ and confirmed in a recent interview that he is working on a follow-up. Rubin discussed his previous time spent with the rapper and revealed that they were “looking at vocal ideas”.

Rubin was also spotted at a London concert by the poet turned rapper Kate Tempest earlier this year. He attended the gig with friend, Frank Ocean.