Showtime Documentary Films will air the limited docuseries Supervillain profiling rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine.
According to Deadline, the series was inspired by Stephen Witt’s Rolling Stone feature
Tekashi 6ix9ine: The Rise and Fall of a Hip Hop Supervillain” with the production teams of Imagine Documentaries, Rolling Stone and Lightbox.
“Beyond becoming one of the most notorious hip hop artists of this generation, his story speaks volumes of the impact of social media and manufactured celebrity in our society. We’re excited to be partnering with such heavy hitters in the world of music and documentary to bring Supervillain to life,” says Vinnie Malhotra, EVP, Nonfiction Programming, Showtime Networks.
The three-part series chronicles Tekashi 6ix9ine’s transformation from Daniel Hernandez to a successful rapper to a federal informant for a high profile case. Currently, Tekashi 6ix9ine remains behind bars where he faces up to 47-years in prison. He will be sentenced on December 18, 2019.