Kanye West has given an unprecedented access to his life and career in the ambitious docuseries, Jeen-Yuhs, from Coodie Simmons and Chike Ozah, on Saturday, during Netflix global fan event, the streaming platform debuted a sneak peak of the project.
This was précised as the ‘landmark’ event, the documentary will be presented in three acts and captures the rapper’s life and career over the span of two decades. “it is an intimate and revealing portrait of Kanye’s experience, showcasing both his formative days trying to break through and his life today as a global brand and artist.”
The filmmakers, more commonly known as Coodie & Chike, first garnered attention with their breakthrough music video for West’s “Through the Wire.” Since then, they have directed “Two Words” and a version of “Jesus Walks” in addition to Erykah Badu’s powerful and controversial music video for “Window Seat.”
jeen-yuhs is expected to debut on Netflix later this year. In the meantime, West recently released his 10th solo album, Donda, in August amid his divorce from Kim Kardashian West, his wife of six years and the mother of their four kids, North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm.