The rapper gained infamy in 2019 when he testified against his former gang members for a reduced sentence
American network Showtime has released the trailer for the much anticipated Tekashi 6ix9ine docuseries. The documentary called Supervillain: The Making of Tekashi 6ix9ine details the rapper’s criminal life and includes a post-prison interview. Tekashi was released from prison last year amid the global pandemic.
The three-part docuseries is directed by Karam Gill and based on the Rolling Stone feature written by Stephen Witt in 2019. Showtime has described the documentary as a “profile of the hip-hop artist Tekashi 6ix9ine’s epic rise to notoriety…and an examination of the culture of manufactured celebrity through 6ix9ine’s mastery of social media.”
The series is narrated by Giancarlo Esposito and features scenes from Tekashi’s interviews, court appearances, concerts and video shoots.
The series premieres February 21st this year.