Legendary Boxer Mike Tyson’s Unspoken Gesture for Kanye West as the Two Hangout in the Middle East

Published 10/31/2023, 4:49 AM EDT

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Fans are on the edge of their seats as they wait for the much-anticipated album of Kanye West, which seems just about ready for launch. Ever since the news of two heavyweight rappers joining forces for a collaborative album first broke, fans have been channeling their inner Sherlock, scouring every digital nook and cranny for clues about its release. Amidst this buzz, Ye’s encounter with legendary boxer Mike Tyson has been adding yet another layer to the ongoing speculations.

Multiple pictures showcasing the two icons have been blowing up the Internet as they hang out in the Middle East. In one picture, Tyson made a silent gesture towards the rapper, which might have flown under the fans’ radar. 

Mike Tyson’s silent gesture to Kanye West 

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Kanye West and Mike Tyson crossed paths in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia, where they posed together for several pictures. In one of the pictures, Mike Tyson made a finger-pointing gesture towards the Ye, as if to anoint the ‘Donda’ rapper as the undefeated rap icon on the planet. After the release of the upcoming Ty Dolla $ign and Ye collaboration, this might even be more transparent to the world. 

Mike Tyson’s presence in Saudi Arabia owed to the ultimate showdown of his student Francis Ngannou. Ye was invited to the match by Turki al-Sheikh, which led to his meeting with Tyson. However, as per reports, Ye was not in the Middle East to only attend a boxing match but also for his upcoming album. 

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This comes in when J Prince was seen praising Ye’s work in Saudi Arabia, further fueling the speculations surrounding this album. 

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Any ardent fan of Kanye West would know that he has been preparing to drop two albums. One as a solo project and the other in collaboration. He visited American music executive, James Prince, in Saudi Arabia, to give him a sneak peek of the forthcoming solo banger. J Prince shared a post on his Instagram Handle with Ye, captioning it saying,Nice listening to some of the new album with the homies in Saudi Arabia”. 

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Fans even have a date for an important event of Ty Dola $ign and Ye’s collaborative project. $ign, who is usually a social media ghost, for the first time, posted an update on his handle promoting the multi-stadium listening party event for the album. He revealed that the event would take place on 3rd November. Given the updates, it is safe to say that both projects of the ‘Donda’ rapper are finally on the cusp of making people sway to its tunes. 

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Hriddhi Maitra

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Hriddhi Maitra is a Hollywood News reporter at Netflix Junkie. An enthusiastic movie buff, Hriddhi found her true calling when she worked as a Cinema Content Writer at My Cinema Story while analyzing movies objectively, and offering constructive feedback. Coming from a background where she worked in different niches like finance, food, travel, medicines, automobile, and entertainment, we can safely say she is a jack of all trades.

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