The Canadian pop star altered his moniker on the picture sharing website over the weekend, as he posted a photo of himself in the studio with rapper TI.
He later tweeted: "For now," as curiosity raged about the permanence of his name change.
British rapper Lethal Bizzle was far from impressed with the similarity to his own name. Lethal - whose real name is Maxwell Ansah - posted an image of himself making a face on Facebook, accompanied by the caption: "Leeeeeave it yeah", followed by "Seriously?"
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