Watch A Rare JAY-Z Rap Battle Video From 1993

JAY-Z’s early days as just another hungry rapper looking for his chance to shine has been documented sparingly, but whenever something surfaces from early ’90s era Hov it’s a treat.

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A rare JAY-Z battle rap clip has been floating around the ‘Net while going largely unnoticed for the past few months. In the video, you can see the Brooklyn legend battling another rapper at The New Music Seminar in New York City back in 1993.

Watch the clip below.

(via ONSMASH)

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