Jay Z is sometimes looked at as something of a late bloomer, and releasing his debut album at 26 certainly makes it seem that way. The truth is though, Jay was rapping for quite a while before that, and one of his first television appearances came in 1990.
Back in 2011 Young Thug was just another Atlanta rapper working to make a name for himself in this game. He had yet to break out with songs like "Stoner" and "Danny Glover," and he'd yet to link with his Rich Gang buddies Birdman and Rich Homie Quan.
It's Throwback Thursday in these e-streets, and with that DJ Eclipse has uploaded some previously unseen footage of a young Kanye West (aged 19 years old in the above footage) rapping at a the opening party for Fat Beats in NYC in August of 1996.
Kanye West's The College Dropout celebrated its 10th anniversarty this week, and since 2014 seems to be a pretty anniversary obsessed year, we've seen a plethora of retrospectives on the topic.
A classic Max B and French collaboration gets pulled out of the woodworks for a new visual, which pairs old footage of the duo recording with clips from Max's murder trial. Stay Wavy.Experience Max B Feat.
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