Showtime Documentary Films has given a green light to Supervillain, a limited docuseries profiling rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine, inspired by journalist Stephen Witt’s Rolling Stone feature Tekashi 6ix9ine: The Rise and Fall of a Hip Hop Supervillain.
The project is a co-production of Imagine Documentaries, Rolling Stone and Lightbox.
Deadline reports, the three-part series will trace how a New York City deli clerk named Daniel Hernandez exploded into Tekashi 6ix9ine, the tattooed face of Gen Z and hip hop’s prince of trolls, with 2.6 billion streams and 15 hits on the Billboard charts.
Tekashi is currently in prison on federal racketeering and weapons charges and is awaiting release as early as the end of this year.
Release date has yet to be confirmed, but we want to know...will you be watching? Tell us in the comments se.