With Kanye West's new album, T.L.O.P. , set to premiere during his Yeezy Season 3 show at Madison Square Garden tomorrow, it seems like an appropriate time to reflect on his legacy up to this point. A good place to start on the eve of brand new music from 'Ye is this awesome documentary, Dissertation: A KanYe West Story, which is directed and produced by Armani Ortiz and Dan Buyanovsky.
The 16-minute film includes commentary from prominent journalists on Kanye's career and legacy to this point, and also features past interview clips and soundbites from 'Ye himself. Everything on Kanye is covered in the documentary, from his rise as a producer in the game, to his overall genius as an artist throughout his career. The doc features insight and observations from Complex Editor-in-Chief Noah Callahan-Bever, the New York Times' Jon Caramanica, and more, and is the perfect primer to get you get ready for what Kanye has in store for T.L.O.P. Additional information on the making of the documentary can be found here, and you can also dive into a breakdown of everyone listed on Kanye's infamous signature page for his new album here.