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Pop Culture Critics Expound on the Cult of Kanye in This New Short Film

A critical examination of a mass media phenomenon
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Kanye West-driven headlines have been fairly ubiquitous these past few weeks, and with Yeezy Season 3 set to debut in less than 24 hours, it's possible that Kanye fatigue could become a reality for even his biggest fans. If you're still unsure what makes the rapper such a compelling figure, a new documentary film, directed and produced by Armani Ortiz and Dan Buyanovsky, takes a stab at an explanation. Running over 16 minutes, "Dissertation: A KanYe West Story" is broken up into five chapters and features interviews with critics from The New York Times, Billboard, XXL, FADER, Pitchfork and more. Check out the video below.