In August, former Hustle Gang member Spodee ruffled more than a few feathers during his interview with DJ Smallz when he stated, "I have the potential to be bigger than Tip or if not, just as big." Grand Hustle chief T.I. didn't let this sit quietly, he took to Instagram to address Spodee’s claims of outgrowing the label and going against the Grand Hustle family. 

Every family has their ups and downs. Hip-hop crews and labels, often as close as families, are no different. With a mix of personalities and egos all playing a hand, the odd inter-familial fallout is inevitable, with some leading to an outright hostile split, and others coming to more amicable parting of the ways. 

With the Lil Wayne and Birdman drama back in the news, we take a look at six artists who have cut ties with their former crews.