Netflix is giving us the outdated Kanye with its new documentary, Jeen-Yus: A Kanye Trilogy. The primary chapter of the three-part docuseries premiered at this 12 months’s Sundance Movie Pageant, giving viewers perception into the rapper’s early days via video footage filmed over the course of 20 years. The documentary is directed by two of West’s collaborators, Coodie Simmons and Chike Ozah, and options tons of star-studded cameos, together with Beyoncé, Kobe Bryant, Pharrell Williams, Mase, and naturally, Jay-Z. Nevertheless, the perfect look comes from West’s late mom and primary cheerleader, Donda West.
Although West was concerned within the making of the undertaking, the 44-year-old rapper lately demanded that he get the ultimate edit and approval of the doc earlier than its Feb. 16 launch on Netflix. “I will say this kindly for the final time. I need to get remaining edit and approval on this doc earlier than it releases on Netflix,” he wrote on Instagram. “Open the edit room instantly so I could be in control of my very own picture. Thanks upfront 😊.” It is unclear if West’s request was granted.
Forward, try the most important takeaways from half one among Jeen-Yus: A Kanye Trilogy.