Kanye West has become one of the top artist of today check out some early footage of him. A then 19-year-old West traveled to New York City to attend the Fat Beats’ opening party at the 6th Avenue store, where he eventually performed. The clip may surprise fans who aren’t privy to his pre-Roc-A-Fella affiliations. But beneath the glitz, glamour, and famous spouses lies a true Hip-Hop nerd.

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