Kanye West and Lil Wayne. One is known as the Louis Vutton Don, the other the Best Rapper Alive. Both artists have managed to cross paths multiple times during their illustrious careers. Their dual influence in hip-hop is indisputable as they currently lead the two biggest crews in the game, G.O.O.D. Music and Young Money, mentoring the likes of Big Sean, Drake, and Nicki Minaj. Kanye and Wayne have achieved so much, and their mutual respect for one another continues to grow.
It’s always an event when these two rap titans work together, and their track record of hits—“Barry Bonds,” “Lollipop (Remix)”—are indicative of the pair’s creativity and chemistry. Just recently, Wayne announced that ‘Ye will have a hand in his I Am Not a Human Being II, overseeing the album package artwork through his design team, DONDA. While we wait and speculate what ‘Ye’s vision will be for Weezy’s next album, here’s a look at how their relationship has evolved over the years