10 Kanye West ‘Drop-Outs’


Kanye West started out in Chicago, making beats in his basement and working with local rappers until the right people took notice. Eventually, he got his music to major execs, and now he’s a global phenomenon and motivational speaker. But for every person that’s in the studio with him today, there are one or two who mysteriously dropped out of the picture.

As the hip-hop community celebrates the 10th anniversary of Yeezy’s debut album, The College Dropout, here we recognize some of the people who surrounded him on his rise to the top… and then kind of went away.