Get prepared to love Kanye like Kanye loves Kanye. A docuseries concerning the rapper, dressmaker, and customarily controversial superstar is coming to Netflix. The docuseries will span 20 years and have never-before-seen residence movies and pictures.
The collection will cowl every thing from West’s multifaceted profession, to his failed 2020 presidential bid, to the tragic dying of his mom, Donda West. Billboard was the primary to report the information together with a price ticket of $30 million. However, a source close to Variety instructed the publication that is not an correct quantity. Whatever the true value is, we all know it wasn’t low-cost.
At the second we do not have a reputation for this new documentary mission, however we do know who might be concerned. The music video producing duo Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozah, higher referred to as Coodie and Chike, might be main the mission. The pair labored with West’s 2004 “Jesus Walks (Version 3)” video in addition to 2006’s “Through the Wire.” Basically, their Kanye cred is powerful.
Coodie and Chike even have expertise with longer kind initiatives. The pair directed ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary Benji, the heartbreaking story of murdered basketball prospect Benjamin Wilson. They additionally directed A Kid From Coney Island, an intimate take a look at the life, profession, and pitfalls of former NBA basketball participant Stephon Marbury.
It’s tough to consider a documentary topic that is as instantly fascinating as Kanye West. A fixture within the Chicago rap scene, West dropped his debut solo album in 2004. The College Dropout shortly turned a vital and industrial success, paving the way in which for this mega-celebrity. Throughout his profession he is blended musical genres and artwork varieties such as you see with Graduation and 808s & Heartbreak in addition to his style line.
He’s been the topic of nice mainstream recognition, being named considered one of Time’s 100 most influential folks on two events. He married arguably the largest famous person or our period, Kim Kardashian. And he is achieved all this alongside a gentle and at instances complicated stream of controversies. Interrupting Taylor Swift now appears quaint in contrast to the time he known as slavery a selection. Trying to perceive what drives Kanye West, each as a person and an artist, is certain to be a deeply fascinating exploration.
According to Billboard, the mission is predicted to be launched on Netflix later this yr. Variety was unable confirm this declare.