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New Netflix documentary on Kanye West paints raw portrait of an ascendant artist

Netflix dropped the first episode of a new documentary series, “jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy.” It’s been in production for two decades and paints a raw portrait of the rise of a controversial music icon.

NPR’s Eric Deggans discusses where the documentary excels and where it falls short.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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