The release date and the first teaser for the Netflix documentary dedicated to the rise of Kanye West have just been revealed.
Shot by “Coodie and Chike”, directors and friends of the star, and presented exclusively on the platform from February 16, this production called “Jeen-yuhs: the Kanye West trilogy” promises a dive into life and the career of “Ye”. “21 years of archival footage,” Netflix announced on Twitter, revealing the first official trailer for this event documentary.
Images that open in New York in 2002, when Kanye West, 25, explains to the camera: “With Rhymefest we had a fight. He disrespected me by telling me that I was not yet a genius ”. Fest asks him: “And do you take yourself for a genius?” “. Kanye West’s smile says it all. At 25, he believes in his talent. This is the path accomplished by the star, who released her tenth album “Donda” last August, that this production proposes to unveil.
21 years of unpublished archive footage.
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— Netflix France (@NetflixFR) January 10, 2022
With Ye’s blessing
Divided into three parts, successively broadcast on February 16 and 23, then on March 2, the documentary will come back with new images on the emblematic moments of his career but also of his life.
From his beginnings to today, through the American presidential election or the disappearance of his mother Donda, it is a portrait as close as possible to the 44-year-old artist, that his two friends have produced. “Coodie and Chike”. A project that has received the consent of the artist.