Jay-Z, Kanye West(AP Photo)

Though most could only keep their egos in check for one album, supergroups are the result of a school boy fantasy brought to life; matching timeless songwriters with virtuosic players to create dream-like unions that, like supernovas, burn bright and then disappear forever (or at least until the 30th reunion). Kanye West and Jay-Z have formed a superduo of sorts, calling themselves The Throne and dropping the hotly anticipated album "Watch The Throne" on August 8. In honour of this dynamic duo, we take a look at 10 of the greatest supergroups of all time.