Top 10 rappers age 25 and under

SLIDESHOW - Today, red hot hip-hop star Drake turns just 25 years old. And he's not the only youngster storming up the charts and winning fans in the process...

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We at theGrio have decided to look at some other rappers that are under 25 that are doing big things at a such a young age. Here are theGrio’s top 10 rappers under 25. Take care.