Watch Kanye West Create a New Beat in Real MassNews in an Exclusive Outtake From Jeen-Yuhs

Whereas Kanye West, who has modified his authorized title to Ye, is finest acknowledged immediately as an ultra-famous rapper and a polarizing public determine, his origins as a producer for the likes of Jay-Z, Mos Def, and Lil’ Kim can’t be missed. In reality, it’s West’s tireless quest to be taken severely as a rapper and never only a producer that gives wealthy fodder for Jeen-Yuhs, Netflix’s three-part documentary concerning the artist. (Jeen-Yuhs is produced by TIME Studios, the movie and tv division of TIME.)

For as onerous as he labored to interrupt freed from being boxed in as a producer, there’s no denying that West’s manufacturing expertise had been—and nonetheless are—distinctive. And whereas West manifested the profession as a rapper that he all the time dreamed of (with 22 Grammy wins to this point), over the course of his practically three many years within the music trade, his manufacturing has nonetheless had an outsized affect on the sound of the zeitgeist, each by means of his personal albums and others’.

In an unique clip that didn’t make the ultimate lower of Jeen-Yuhs, West the producer is seen in full power. Throughout the time that this scene was filmed in the summertime of 2017, he was onerous at work producing 5 albums below his GOOD Music label, together with Teyana Taylor’s Okay.T.S.E., an album that’s now extensively considered one in all R&B’s new classics.

Within the clip, West is seen working within the studio with Taylor on the track “Chilly Blooded,” which was in the end unnoticed of the album. He strips the track utterly of its outdated beat, then creates a brand new one from scratch in a matter of minutes. It’s an illuminating take a look at his creative course of.

Watch the clip in full, above.

Jeen-Yuhs premiered on Netflix starting Feb. 16. Twenty-four years within the making, this documentary about Kanye West was directed by Coodie & Chike, from TIME Studios and Inventive Management.


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