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Chike Ozah

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Back in 2003, Kanye West released the video for his debut single “Through The Wire,” directed by Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozah, the directorial team known as Coodie & Chike. That same year the duo directed a clip for Kanye’s College Dropout track “Two Words.” When Kanye was unsatisfied with the first two videos for “Jesus Walks,” he recruited Coodie & Chike to direct a third. Simmons, a fellow Chicago native, has been filming Kanye for many years — as early as 1998, as this footage attests — and by about 2002 he was reportedly doing so with the intention of making a documentary about his life and career. Now, several monumentally eventful decades later, it looks like his and Ozah’s film is finally coming out at far longer than standard movie length.

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