Earlier this year it was announced that a Kanye West documentary would be coming to Netflix. Most recently at the Tudum fan event it was revealed that the documentary is titled Jeen-Yuhs (as in Genius) and that it would be coming out in 2022.
Netflix reportedly paid upwards of $30 million to purchase the documentary, which is said to cover the 20+ years of his career from beginning til now. The Kanye West documentary was created by Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozah, AKA Coodie & Chike.
Here’s a first look at the film in a clip featuring a young Kanye West and Mos Def.
JEEN-YUHS Kanye West documentary synopsis
“Filmed over two decades, Jeen-yuhs 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.”
More details from the documentary are sure to be revealed in the coming months, along with an official release date.
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