Published Jan 16, 2015Long before he set the record for the artist with the most No. 1 albums, and before he became part of pop culture's favourite power couple, Jay Z was a totally unknown Brooklyn kid trying to make it in the rap game. Now, we can hear what that really young Hov sounded like thanks to a pre-Reasonable Doubt demo tape that has surfaced online.
It features ferocious rhymes and an assault of clever lines from the burgeoning superstar, as well as a handful of Sauce Money-assisted cuts.
Take a trip through hip-hop history and stream the 10-song collection in the player below.
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