By BET-Staff Filed Under Music News , Kanye West , Kim Kardashian Despite a few hiccups here and there , Kanye West is really in a Zen space these days. The mercurial music star has particularly been at his best while serving community service for his 2013 battery case. According to TMZ , West was given a gleaming review from the judge in the case who received an update on the rappers performance during a court hearing on Thursday (July 17). The "Bound 2" MC has completed 30 of his 250 hours of community service at L.A. Trade Technical College and his supervisor told the judge it has been "an excellent display of work." Not only has Ye been on point speaking to students at the school about his experience as a fashion designer, hes also been "performing excellently" in his anger management therapy sessions.
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and hopefully about leather jogging pants as well. We're told this is Kanye's 3rd visit to LATTC in the last 6 weeks (see pic above) ... which specializes in designing apparel. Today's lesson was all about designers and it lasted 3 hours. (TMZ) Last year, Kanye said the paparazzi could serve as a premium outlet to get messages out to the public.
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17, 2014 5:31 PM PDT Loading... YouTube How's this for #ThrowbackThursday?! A YouTube video of http://www.kardashiansextaped.com/ young Kanye West rapping in New York surfaced on the Internet today and it's pretty impressive. The nearly 2-minute clip shows Yeezy at the ripe age of 19, hanging out with friends at the Fat Beats store in 1996 for their 6th Avenue grand opening, and taking the mike to show his freestyling skills. West seemed to have a little trouble getting started, but once he got his flow going, he couldn't be stopped, rapping about talks about his technique, Alanis Morissette , living in his hometown of Chicago and how "it ain't original because I'm coming from the future"just to name a few topics. LOOK: Kim Kardashian throws it back to her "#SkinnyDays" "What took me by surprise was the appearance of this 19 year old kid who at that time nobody knew," the description of the video, which was uploaded by Fat Beats general manager DJ Eclipse, read.
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But, before he shot to rap stardom, he was a producer under the Roc-A-Fella umbrella trying to prove his worth... and even further back, he was just a Chicago teen with a passion for hip-hop. DJ Eclipse, the former manager of Fat Beats' New York store, recently unearthed nearly two-decade-old footage of a 19-year-old 'Ye, who freestyles at the opening of the Fat Beats 6th Avenue store back in August 1996. In the throwback clip, a skinny Kanye -- sporting an oversized Polo -- flexes some lyrical skills. "My style is too cold / Always forever like Luther / But it ain't original because I stole it from the future," he raps. That shit was hard......Ye you was that nigga then....smh Enter your email to subscribe.
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Business was doing so well 2 years in that Joseph Abajian decided to move the store from its small 9th St. basement space into a 2nd floor location on 6th Avenue. August 1996 (day?) was the grand opening of the 406 6th Avenue location. It was also the beginnings of our independent movement which had recently started bubbling about a year before. Yesterday I started converting old Hi8 video tapes to DVD and came across some interesting footage from that day.