Published Nov 05, 2015Before he was a big-time rich guy and streaming magnate, Jay Z was just a really good rapper. Revisiting those days, DJ Tim Westwood has shared a previously unreleased freestyle from the rapper.
The track was recorded in 1999, and sees Hova spit brags for four minutes straight. Among the various lines that are somewhat funny today is a boasts that he's better at raising his gun than raising a family. Ultimately, it's a throwback to the time when Jay Z was a vital force in hip-hop.
Listen to the full freestyle below.