N.W.A. (Split: 1991 | Reunited: 1999)
Why They Broke Up: Ice Cube first left the group in 1989 after realizing Eazy and Jerry Heller weren't paying him his fair share, and the crew's undeniably dope next album Niggaz4life featured some vicious Cube disses. After Dre got hip to the same financial shenanigans, he bounced to Death Row, where he famously dissed Eazy and Jerry Heller on "Dre Day." Or, as Cube put it, "You let a jew break up my crew."
Why They Got Back Together: Sadly, the Compton crew never attempted a reunion before the death of founder Eazy-E in 1995. The remaining MCs, eager to bask in the glow of Dre's late