Many a hip-hop song has been written about the profound effect that mothers have on their sons, but Kanye West is one of a handful of MCs to actually rap with his mother.
Video footage surface earlier today of a young Yeezus with his mom, the late Donda West, sitting in a kitchen and rapping bits and pieces of “Hey Mama” from Late Registration. Kanye’s relationship with his mother was very strong before she passed away in 2007; he even dedicated an entire album to his feeling about her death, and it’s nice to get a glimpse into their early dynamic. Maybe this will sway Kanye back toward his College Dropout days? Check it out above.