Behind many a superstar rapper is an up-and-coming protégé learning from their every verse, honing their craft and preparing their own future assault on the Billboard charts. Biggie helped Lil' Kim. Dr. Dre guided Eminem. Lil Wayne ushered in Drake. Jay-Z even led Kanye to stardom. And there are many, many more. It's the hip hop circle of life. And sometimes, to lend a little extra cred, the teacher and student join forces for a bangin' track.
Check out 19 of Fuse's favorite mentor/protégé collabos right here.