A documentary series spanning over two decades of footage and home videos of Kanye West’s life and work has landed at Netflix. The series is said to include never-before-seen footage of West and will cover his career in music and fashion, his failed 2020 presidential bid, and the death of his mother, Donda West.
It is unclear whether the series will divulge into West’s ongoing divorce from Kim Kardashian. The pair have four children together and wed in 2014. They announced their separation officially this year.
The multi-part docuseries, which does not yet have a title, hails from music video producing duo Clarence ‘Coodie’ Simmons and Chike Ozah, better known as Coodie & Chike, who directed and produced West’s 2004 music video ‘Jesus Walks (Version 3)’ and ‘Through the Wire.’
The pair have aproduced and directed the 2012 ESPN ’30 for 30′ documentary ‘Benji,’ music videos for Lupe Fiasco, Erykah Badu and others, and the 2019 documentary on former professional basketball player Stephon Marbury, ‘A Kid From Coney Island.’ The Netflix show is expected to be released this year.
Last month, West won his first gospel Grammy taking his total number of Grammy Awards up to 22. The father of four won for his ‘Jesus Is King’ album, marking the first time since 2013 that he received honours from the Grammys. In addition to winning traditional gospel album for ‘Jesus Is Born’ at the GMA (Gospel Music Association) Dove Awards, West also picked up rap/hip hop album for ‘Jesus Is King’ and rap/hip-hop recorded song for ‘Follow God’.