See 19-Year-Old Kanye West Rap In Unearthed 1996 Video

07/17/2014 01:58 pm ET
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To celebrate #tbt, Complex.com alerted the Internet to this previously unearthed video of Kanye West rapping in 1996. The video -- uploaded to YouTube by DJ Eclipse, who passed the clip on to Complex -- was filmed at Fat Beats' second New York location in August of 1996. West was 19 years old at the time of the recording. Watch below as he crushes some verses and references Alanis Morissette. Head to Complex.com for the full story behind the video, as relayed by DJ Eclipse.

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