How cool would it be to see footage of Queen Bey’s days as a devoted kid entertainer? According to Fader, London based auction house Ted Owen & Co is selling a total of 19 videotapes that contain over two and a half hours of raw footage featuring the infancy of Beyoncé‘s career as an entertainer stemming as early as 1992. The footage primarily showcases the pop icon performing with her first music group Girl’s Tyme as the lead singer at the young age of 10 years old. Observers will also catch a young Kelly Rowland, and former Destiny’s Child members LaTavia Roberson and LeToya Luckett in the midst of Girl’s Tyme takes.
The auctioneer, Ted Owen & Co states the footage has never been released to the public and the tapes entail rehearsals, performances, and outtakes of Beyoncé including live stagecraft of classics “Talkin’ Bout My Baby”, “Sunshine”, “Say It Ain’t So” and “Sweet Young Tender.” The tapes have been in storage for over 20 years and the only glimpse the masses have seen was in Beyoncé’s “***Flawless” video feat. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie that starts off with Girl’s Tyme infamous performance on talent competition show Star Search in which the group took a loss. Girl’s Tyme eventually ripened into becoming Destiny’s Child in the late 90s, solidified as a quartet.
The complete collection will also contain “the edited master tapes and work in progress tapes from Beyoncé’s first two music video productions,” along with some leisure takes, including a moment where Beyoncé and LaTavia are in the mix of a shopping spree.
The auction will take place on March 13 at 7 p.m. GMT. The promo video for the collection includes video 11, a tape of a youthful Beyoncé in lead singer stance with Girl’s Tyme. Check out the promo video, below.