He was even good back then!

Kanye West is now one of the most famous rappers on the planet, and this recently unearthed clip of a 19-year-old Yeezus proves why!

Kim Kardashian's hubby is shown spitting rhymes at New York City record store Fat Beats in August 1996, and the Chicago native actually flew out to the Big Apple specifically for the opportunity to showcase his talents.

He was destined to be a star!