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Kanye West gets the crowd buzzing as he attends boxing matching in Atlanta

Kanye West gets the crowd buzzing as he makes grand arena entrance at the Shakur Stevenson boxing match in Atlanta, Georgia


Kanye West spent part of his Saturday night sitting ringside at the highly-anticipated Shakur Stevenson and Jamel Herring boxing match in Atlanta, Georgia.

The 44-year-old Stronger rapper made a grand entrance into the State Farm Arena with a large security team donning bright red polo shirts.

West, who spent the first three years of his life in Atlanta, showed off his charisma dressed in black denim jeans and a black leather jacket over a matching hoodie.

Fight night: Kanye West spent part of his Saturday night sitting ringside at the highly-anticipated Shakur Stevenson and Jamel Herring boxing match in Atlanta, Georgia

The legendary rapper showed off his charisma dressed in black denim jeans and a black leather jacket over a matching hoodie

The legendary rapper showed off his charisma dressed in black denim jeans and a black leather jacket over a matching hoodie

Trying to step up the cool factor, the legendary rapper wore the hood over his head upon his arrival, along with a pair of dark sunglasses, while indoors. 

The I Am A God star, 44, was flanked by an entourage that included security personnel and J. Prince, a Texas native who worked to promote Houston’s hip hop scene and rap artists for more than three decades.

Slowly but surely, fans were buzzing when they took notice of the rapper as he made his way to his ringside seat.

Sunglasses at night: Trying to step up the cool factor, the I Am A God star wore the hood over his head upon his arrival, along with a pair of dark sunglasses, while indoors

Sunglasses at night: Trying to step up the cool factor, the I Am A God star wore the hood over his head upon his arrival, along with a pair of dark sunglasses, while indoors

The ATL: West was born in Atlanta, and lived the first three years of his life there before moving to Chicago

The ATL: West was born in Atlanta, and lived the first three years of his life there before moving to Chicago

Mingling: Kanye hangs with J Prince at the boxing match

Mingling: Kanye hangs with J Prince at the boxing match

Stevenson came into the bout with an undefeated record of 16-0, since turning pro in February 2017.

The 24-year-old was a silver medalist at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, is considered by many boxing pundits as a rising boxing superstar, who’s already won two championship belts in the featherweight (126 lbs limit) and super featherweight (130 lbs limit) divisions. 

He’s been in a relationship with rapper Young Lyric (born Lyric Michelle Ragston), 21, and the couple only just went public with the news that they’re expecting their first child together.

The ongoing divorce proceedings between West and estranged wife Kim Kardashian have been described as ‘very cordial.’

In recent days, the reality star and fashion entrepreneur agreed to buy out Ye for their marital home in Hidden Hills, near Calabasas, by paying him $20 million in cash.

She paid an additional $3 million for the sprawling home, which reportedly covered their fine art investments, according to TMZ.    

Moving on: Divorce proceedings between West and estranged wife Kim Kardashian have reportedly been cordial since the reality star filed to end their marriage in February

Moving on: Divorce proceedings between West and estranged wife Kim Kardashian have reportedly been cordial since the reality star filed to end their marriage in February 

The Skims founder has been living there with their four children North, eight, Saint, five, Chicago, three, and two-year-old Psalm since filing for divorce in February. 

The couple bought the mansion in 2014 for $20 million and Kanye led a complete redesign of home with the assistance of famed Belgian interior decorator Axel Vervoort. 

Kardashian filed for divorce back in February after seven years of marriage. 

And while there’s no chance of a rekindling of their romance, an insider has reported that they are still great friends, in part, to be good role models for their kids.

Moving on: The Skims founder agreed to buy out Ye for their marital home in Hidden Hills, near Calabasas, by paying him $20 million in cash

Moving on: The Skims founder agreed to buy out Ye for their marital home in Hidden Hills, near Calabasas, by paying him $20 million in cash

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