Netflix purchases Kanye West documentary for a reported $30 Million

Billboard reports that a Kanye West documentary is coming to Netflix after the streaming service acquired it for an estimated $30 million. The project will feature never-before-seen archival footage of Ye and material over the course of 21 years.

The project, which does not yet have a title, is reportedly set to debut on Netflix later this year. Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozah, the duo known as Coodie and Chike, are directing the documentary.  They co-directed Ye’s 2003 “Through the Wire” video and the third version of “Jesus Walks.” Their company, Creative Control, will reportedly produce the Yeezy doc alongside TIME Studios. 

Simmons has been filming Ye since his early days in Chicago in the late ‘90s. The filmmakers will touch on Ye’s early rise, the death of his mother, Donda West, his fashion work, and his 2020 presidential run.

Kanye West: Netflix buys documentary 21 years in the making

Via www.msn.com
 

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