Several reports from sources puts the price valuation of the deal at $30 million, though others believe that it may not an accurate figure.
The series is believed to also contain Kanye West’s never-before-seen footage, and will cover several aspects of his life including his career in music and fashion, the death of his mother, and the 2020 presidential bid.
The docuseries which would be in multiple parts does not have a title yet and it originates Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozah, better known as Coodie & Chike, who are well known music producers who directed and produced West’s 2004 music video “Jesus Walks (Version 3)” and “Through the Wire.”
The pair also worked on the 2012 ESPN “30 for 30” documentary, “Benji” about Benjamin Wilson as well as music videos for Lupe Fiasco, Erykah Badu and others. The duo also produced and directed the 2019 documentary, “A Kid From Coney Island” which was about former professional basketball player Stephon Marbury.
According to reports, the Netflix project is set for release this year.
Kanye West won another Grammy award for his gospel album “Jesus Is King” last month making it his 22nd career Grammy award. It was also the first time since 2013 Kanye has received honors from the Recording Academy.
West also picked up rap/hip hop album for “Jesus Is King” and rap/hip-hop recorded song for “Follow God.”
Stream “Jesus Is King” by Kanye West below