Five Early Kanye West Clips You Probably Haven't Seen
The Verse That WOULD Have Been Kanye's Big Time Debut
Before Kanye broke through on "Though the Wire" and "Slow Jamz," this verse was intended for a coveted feature on a Jay-Z album. According to Kanye, it was cut due to "Stupid ass labels." While his gift of melody is there, it's interesting to hear the subtleties in his pre-car accident flow.
Don't Label Kanye A Producer!
Once the wheels were in motion for Kanye to release his debut album in 2004, cameras started popping up in front of him, and reporters started asking him questions. This is an early glimpse of his competitive nature and desire to be the absolute be all and end all of everything ever.