The Mentor: Lil' Wayne. The Protégé: Drake.
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The Stories Of 18 Mentors And Their Musical Protégés
9. The Mentor: Lil' Wayne. The Protégé: Drake.
When Drake left his acting career behind in favour for the life of a rap star, a bidding war began between labels. But Drizzy chose Lil' Wayne's Young Money and has stayed loyal ever since. The two met on November 18th - a date which Drake later recalls in the song of the same name. Drake has rapped about Lil' Wayne being a mentor in the early stages of his career, providing everything he wanted for him.