From Tupac to Coldplay, Bands Artists Were In Before They Got Big

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Download DJBooth's new App, The PLUG We know there are a lot of artists struggling to make it, and some of them might even be feeling like their big break will never come. But never fear my people, music history is full of artists who spent years toiling in bands that never made it, only to truly go big in their next gig. Sometimes all it takes is a new name or some different band members to change everything.

So we've teamed up with the good folks at Green Label to take a look at the days when some of the world's most famous artists were struggling in other bands. From Coldplay to Tupac, The Beatles to Macklemore, be sure to check out....

BEFORE THEY WERE FAMOUS: THE BANDS ARTISTS WERE IN BEFORE THEY GOT BIG

Tupac   Macklemore x Ryan Lewis   Partnered Stories

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