Our friends at JumpOff.tv dug up some footage of a pre-Kanye West-affiliated Mr Hudson. In the video, the producer/singer-songwriter has yet to adopt his "Euro-pop-meets-hip-hop chic" image as he battles it out with fellow up-and-coming beat-makers in JumpOff.tv's 2005 Producer Battle #70 at London's Mean Fiddler.

Check out the footage after the jump.