One Of Kanye West’s Earliest Beat Tapes Found Its Way To The Internet


One of Kanye West’s earliest beat-tapes made its way to Soundcloud, and man oh man, is it something.

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The rapper’s tape was made in 1997, when he was 20 years old. This was also the year he dropped out of college and a few years before he began his work at Rock-A-Fella Records with Jay Z.

Throughout the 8-track tape, a 90s bass can be heard thumping, and the fusion of different music styles is early and signature ‘Ye.

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Check out the tracks below.