The Trailer For 'Supervillain: The Making Of Tekashi 6ix9ine' Docuseries Has Arrived: Watch

Written by on January 27, 2021

Tekashi 6ix9ine is likely one of the most controversial figures in rap and popular culture typically lately. After his excessive profile federal case that earned him the repute of a “snitch,” the rapper would be the topic of a brand new documentary collection developed by Showtime titled, Supervillain: The Making of Tekashi 6ix9ine. Set to premiere subsequent month, the three-part docuseries will spotlight the Brooklyn emcees peculiar rise to turning into a chart-topping rapper. 

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The collection is produced by Think about Documentaries, Rolling Stone, and Lightbox and directed by Karam Gill, who beforehand directed 2002’s Ice Chilly and 2017’s G-Funk. It is going to be narrated by Giancarlo Esposito and options footage of the rapper when he was solely often called Daniel Hernandez and guarantees an in-depth take a look at his origins along with a post-prison interview with the rapper. Based mostly on Stephen Witt’s Rolling Stone article, “Tekashi 6ix9ine: The Rise and Fall of a Hip Hop Supervillain,” the present may also discover his provocation of individuals on-line and inclusion of gang members in his visuals.   

“We reside in an consideration financial system. A digital tradition that may empower folks with no expertise or morals to turn into well-known,” Gill mentioned. “This collection is larger than 6ix9ine. It’s a cautionary story about manufactured celeb and the way when our society permits Supervillains to rise, the collateral injury could be large. Within the period of Trump and the Jan. 6 riot, understanding and analyzing these tales is extraordinarily necessary.” 

Try the trailer beneath and drop a remark letting us know in the event you’ll be tuning in. The collection is ready to premiere on Showtime on February 21st at 10 pm with new episodes each Sunday. It’ll even be out there for on-demand streaming on the identical day. 

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