No artist can advertise a project like Kanye Westand buzz around Jen-yuhs, a trove of documents chronicling Ye’s rise from the streets of Chicago to a global icon, is jarring. More than two decades in the making, Clarence “Coodie” and Chike Ozah’s iconic Western portrait of the West has grossed $30 million — just for their subject. , quite boldly, final cut request (or “responsible for my own image”) ahead of its February 16 debut on streamer. Despite his objections, the three-part film premiered Sunday night during the fantasy Sundance 2022 Film Festival, offering viewers an insight into the wild world of the West.
Sadly, a brief glance is all you get during the document’s 4.5-hour runtime.
The story begins in 1998, as Coodie, an aspiring popular comic and host of a Chicago public outreach show. Channel Zero, conducted an interview with a young Westerner at Jermaine Dupri’s 1998 birthday party. Soft-spoken, bespectacled, and hidden in the shadows of rapper Ma$e and his group Harlem World, West is a far cry from the fearless bravado he would soon become. A friendship formed between the filmmaker and the subject, and as West’s star emerged, setting the pace for a slew of artists from Roc-A-Fella and Rawkus Records, he hired Coodie & Chike to record all his actions, so much so that he is convinced he is himself. stars — and they, in turn, they hope to create Hoop Dreams of hip-hop material.
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