There are at least three different artists which use the name Vietnam: 1. A rapper from Baltimore, Maryland 2. A rock band from Brooklyn, New York 3. A rock band from Atlanta, Georgia 1. The HipHop Artist name vietnam Vietnam- Born Hector Rivera Jr From Brooklyn, Newyork. Later in 1983 would moved to Baltimore, City to a town called Highlandtown. As a young child he was influenced by many artists from the 80,s . Later on into the 90.