The Mentor: Jay Z. The Protégé: Kanye West.
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The Stories Of 18 Mentors And Their Musical Protégés
1. The Mentor: Jay Z. The Protégé: Kanye West.
Before he was a wold renowned rapper, Kanye West was producing full-time over at Roc-A-Fella records, helping to make Jay Z's 'The Blueprint' the classic that it now is. Eventually, and for all the wrong reasons, Roc-A-Fella signed him as a rapper, with Jay Z even admitting that they were reluctant to do so. But in the end Jay kind of took 'Ye under his wing. Fast forward 12 or 13 years and then came 'Watch The Throne.' Picture: Splash