Kanye West is not just a rapper. As part of his all-encompassing plan to bring more awesomeness to the world, he’s been expanding his "kingdom of dopeness," adding fashion designers, artists, and architects to his social circle in the hopes of learning from their expertise. But in addition to learning about lamps in Paris and buildings in Brazil, he’s been spending a lot of time with San Francisco’s tech elite. From mega-venture capitalist Ben Horowitz to Instagram founder Kevin Systrom, ‘Ye’s soaking up Silicon Valley knowledge like crazy. Here’s a guide to the most important players in his tech world crew.

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