Kanye West Performing as a Teenager in Chicago 1996
The past decade has seen Kanye West in the role of a designer, producer, entrepreneur and much more. Alongside Nike, Louis Vuitton and Louise Goldin for his own womenswear label debuted at Paris Fashion Week, most creative endeavors he contributes to undoubtedly receive critical acclaim. Most recently ‘Ye founded a design company named after his late mother, Donda. As an icon in fashion and music, Kanye’s ambition is concisely put into perspective with this vintage footage from a performance in Chicago in 1996. Sharing the stage with Chi-Town local Phenom, Kanye channels much of the same presence he is known for today.