Say what you need about Kanye “Ye” West, however you possibly can’t deny that the rapper is gifted.
The three-part Netflix docuseries jeen-yuhs: a Kanye Trilogy is a testomony to the challenges Ye has overcome. The primary half paperwork his rise to recognition as a producer, with footage courting again to 2001, earlier than he signed his first file deal in 2002. All through all of it, Ye seems unfazed by the obstacles that seem in his approach as a result of, as his late mom, Donda West, insists within the collection, he is destined for greatness.
Nonetheless, Ye acknowledges that file executives aren’t trying to signal somebody together with his sort of expertise. Positive, they respect him as a producer, however they did not need to signal him to their label as an artist. Repeatedly, jeen-yuhs exhibits Kanye as he is approached with affords to supply however he needs extra for himself.
On the time, DMX and Jay-Z have been topping the charts with songs primarily based on their gang expertise, a development that the “Heartless” artist says he respects however cannot relate to. He explains, “I wasn’t within the streets killing and taking pictures motherf–kers as a result of I used to be decided. I felt like I needed to f–king make it in music. So what? You going to carry that towards me trigger I ain’t kill no one?”