21 Years in the Making: Kanye West’s Documentary Series Lands at Netflix

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Kanye West’s documentary, which spanned over two decades found a home at Netflix for $30M. However, the amount is conflicting.

Coodie & Chike (Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozah) shot Kanye West’s documentary series which includes never-before-seen footage of West, and will cover his music and fashion career, the death of his mother, Donda West, and his failed 2020 presidential bid. While it would be a bit hard/weird, there is no clue if it will highlight his marriage.

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The duo worked with Kanye West, shooting the music video for “Through the Wire” and version three of “Jesus Walks. A source also said that Simmons has been working with West since the ’90s, capturing behind-the-scenes footage and chronicling his rise to superstardom.

TIME Studios is producing the flick alongside Coodie & Chike’s own production company, Creative Control. Billboard is also reporting that West is taking a backseat on the creative aspects of the documentary, as his trusty pals take the lead. Coodie & Chike have previously worked with Netflix before, on 2019’s A Kid From Coney Island and also directed the popular and highly praised ESPN 30-for-30 film Benji from 2012.

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The multi-part docuseries, which does not yet have a title, is expected to be later this year.

A spokesperson for the streaming service declined to comment.



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