Passing the Torch: When Old Meets New

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  • J. Cole, TLC
  • Prodigy, Domo Genesis
  • Spenzo, Chi Ali
  • Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z
  • Juicy J, Lex Luger
  • Big Boi, A$AP Rocky
  • Joey Bada$$, DJ Premier
  • Nas, Kool G Rap
  • Drake, Jay-Z
  • Pete Rock & CL Smooth
  • Kendrick Lamar, Game
  • Kendrick Lamar, Dr. Dre
  • Jay-Z, J. Cole
  • A$AP Rocky, T.I.
  • T.I., Iggy Azalea
  • Chief Keef, Kanye West
  • Chris Brown

J. Cole featuring TLC, "Crooked Smile"

J. Cole called on one of the most iconic girl groups of all time for his introspective as usual second single off Born Sinner. It's the North Carolinian's version of TLC's fourth Billboard No. 1 "Unpretty." But this certainly wasn't the first time that vets lent support to the industry's younger troops with dope results. Click on to see other notable intergenerational collabs. [R.I.P. Left Eye.]

(Photos from Left: Jason Merritt/Getty Images; KMazur/WireImage)

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