Netflix purchases Kanye West Documentary for $30m
American melody superstar, Kanye West, has authorized cameras to capture his life for over two decades and now the rapper has reportedly sold a documentary to Netflix for $30 million, aso Naija reports.
According to a report in Billboard, the music mogul turned fashion designer wants it to be a multi-part documentary and the directors are Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozah aka Coodie & Chike, who helmed West’s music videos for “Through the Wire” and “Jesus Walks.”
A source notified the outlet that Simmons has been working with West since the ’90s, capturing behind-the-scenes footage and chronicling his rise to superstardom.
The documentary will reportedly detail “the rapper and producer’s rise to success and fame’s influence on him as well hip-hop’s impact on prominent culture and the world’s advancing friendship with celebrity.”