15 Famous Artists We Were Surprised To Learn Started Out In Boy Bands And Girl Groups

July 17, 2014  |  
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Sade Adu

Before there was Sade the band, Sade Adu was singing background (can you believe it!?) for a soul band called Pride. When she finally decided to step away from the back to try her hand at a solo record (which ended up being the classic, “Smooth Operator”), she signed a solo deal with Epic and took three of Pride’s band members with her to form Sade. She’s been rocking with the group ever since…

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