Before becoming the almighty deity known as Yeezus, Kanye West was just a boy from Chicago with a dream.
In 2003, Kanye previewed his debut album 'The College Dropout' at the Dynamic Producer Conference in New York looking like this.
He performed his new song, "18 Years", which was released in 2005 as "Gold Digger".
While Kanye didn't know Jamie Foxx yet, he had his trusty sidekick John Legend to accompany him on the piano.
The 2003 version is incredibly awkward compared to the viral hit Kanye blessed us with two years later.
Here's the full video. Try not to cringe...
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