Music Stars Who Blew Up After Turning 25

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  • Macy Gray
  • Eminem
  • Babyface
  • Big Pun
  • Childish Gambino
  • French Montana
  • Jill Scott
  • Rick Ross, Eminem, Macy Gray
  • Rick Ross
  • Jay Z
  • Kanye West
  • 50 Cent
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Jeezy
  • Macklemore
  • Erykah Badu

Babyface

While Babyface did earn credits as a songwriter and musician in his earlier years, it wouldn't be until 1986, at the age of 27, when he released his debut album, Lovers. The debut sold moderately, but his next three releases went multi-platinum.

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