Listen to Kanye West's Beat Tape From 2001

A Kanye West beat mixtape from 2001 has been resurfaced by Jensen Karp. Given to him during years

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Kanye West beat mixtape from 2001 has been resurfaced by Jensen Karp. Given to him during years as a signed rapper at Interscope, Karp believes the two tapes he owns contain some of the oldest creations by West to have ever been released. Created around the time West began working with JAY Z, the mixtape display early production techniques which would mold into the distinct styles on The College Dropout and Late Registration. The instrumentals shows the vast progression Kanye has made through the last 14 years, and the talent he possessed as a producer even at a young age. Enjoy the tape in its entirety above, and to download the audio, visit DJ Booth.

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