As a before and after comparison starter, this new Desiigner freestyle video is eye-opening.

Looking less wild-eyed and a whole lot younger, the video was supposedly filmed before "Panda" brought huge amounts of fame to the Brooklyn-born emcee. The difference between then and now is startling.

Here's the old Desiigner freestyling:

And here's the new Desiigner, going freestyle on HOT 97 earlier this year:

The voice is deeper and his delivery snappier now than it was back then, but I'm not sure if it's better or worse; just different. In other news, Desiigner will be performing live in Germany on July 8th and in Montreal, Canada on August 11th.