Shine On: From Protégé to Star

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Shine On: From Protégé to Star

Is Drake hip hop’s biggest star? It sorta felt that way last Friday, when he dropped his new attention-grabbing single, "Started From the Bottom." Last night, Drizzy released the video to the buzzing track just before the start of the Grammys, cause when you’re on Drake’s level, you do what you want, when you want. It’s a reminder of how far he’s come — from Lil Wayne’s underling to his own superstar. But Drake isn’t the only rapper who started from the bottom. Click on to see other MCs who graduated from protégé to star.

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