Jay-Z

jayz-yearbook

Drake

drake-yearbook

Kanye West

kanye-yearbook

Diddy

diddy-yearbook

Lil Wayne

weezy-yearbook

T.I.

ti-yearbook

Snoop Dogg

snoop-yearbook

Eminem

eminem-yearbook

Ice Cube

cube-yearbook

Ludacris

luda-yearbook

Lil Jon

liljon-yearbook

Will Smith

willsmith-yearbook

DJ Khaled

khaled-yearbook

Kid Cudi

kidcudi-yearbook

Nicki Minaj

nicki-yearbook

Andre 3000

3000-yearbook

Lil B

lilb-yearbook

The Notorious B.I.G.

Biggie-yearbook

Lupe Fiasco

lupe-yearbook

Tyler, the Creator

tyler-yearbook

50 Cent

50cent-yearbook

Young Jeezy

jeezy-yearbook

Pharrell

pharrell-yearbook

B.o.B

bob-yearbook

Aesop Rock

aesop-yearbook

Childish Gambino

childish-yearbook

Paul Wall

paulwall-yearbook

Nelly

nelly-yearbook

Queen Latifah

latifah-yearbook

Big L

Bigl-yearbook

Action Bronson

bronson-yearbook

Wale

wale-yearbook

CyHi Da Prynce

cyhi-yearbook

Chamillionaire

chamillionaire-yearbook

Robb Bank$

robbbanks-yearbook

May is coming to a close, and that means that most schools around the country will be out for summer. With that in mind, XXL decided to dig into the archives and look back at some of our favorite rappers when they were still in school. Now, here's a collection of 35 yearbook photos from some of hip-hop's biggest acts.