Oh Yeezy, tears to our eyes!
Before he was confident enough to call a boycott on Louis Vuitton, only to be caught with their luggage shortly after, Kanye West was waxing philosophically on Def Jam Poetry nights.
In 2004, the one and only Mos Def introduced Ye by declaring, "from Chicago, Illinois, please give it up for the future of hip hop, Kanye West!"
Oh Mos… if only you knew how true those words were, LOLz!!
Treat yourself and check out vintage Yeezy (above)!!!
Then CLICK HERE to read how he compares himself to Walt Disney!
Oh how far we've come!
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