ICYMI: This Clip of a Babyfaced Jay Z Rapping In 1990 Is Very Necessary

by Katy Turner

Here's a #TBT to end all #TBTs: a lo-fi 25-year-old clip of a 20-year-old Jay Z rapping for the first time on television. Sitting like a humble little third wheel between Big Daddy Kane and Prime on a 1990 episode of Rap City, the young, megastar-in-training doesn't even say a word until spitting out a 16-second freestyle in which he drops his own name twice -- no one else says it, though. Enjoy.

[via Egotripland]

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