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Titled Public Enemies: Jay-Z vs Kanye, the documentary purported to reveal “the story behind Jay-Z and Kanye West’s spectacular rise, their creative partnership and their colossal falling out”.
It featured previously unseen footage of the two rappers and interviews with people who have been close to them, though Jay-Z and Kanye did not contribute themselves. Its starting point was the infamous stage rant Kanye West directed at Jay-Z in November, in which he said: “Jay-Z, call me, bruh! You still ain’t call me! Jay-Z, call me! Jay-Z, I know you got killers, please don’t send them at my head. Just call me! Talk to me like a man!”
Watch the trailer for the documentary below.
As the documentary aired, many fans tweeted to argue that Kanye came across better than Jay-Z, even calling Jay-Z a “user”.
However, some fans pointed out that if Jay-Z actually did “use” Kanye, it was simply good business. Check out a selection of reactions to the documentary shared on Twitter below.
I love both Jay Z and Kanye for different reasons – but College Dropout is perfection and Jay came across as a user #jayzvskanye
— Tam (@tamiface93) July 31, 2017
Number one – people saying Jay Z used Kanye. It's business. You sign an artist and hopefully make money. Kanye benefitted from that too
— Liam Fry (@iamliamfry) August 1, 2017
Kanye > Jay z
— BaD BuNNy’s HORE (@itsamalfarah) July 31, 2017
Wow Jay Z really bullied Kanye
— b.Lungs (@__sadiqq) July 31, 2017
To be honest, Jay Z using Kanye is just business
— Junior Grant (@JuniorGrant0) July 31, 2017
The documentary is available to watch now in full on More4.