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Kanye West and ‘Elon Musk pose in matching Yeezy sneakers

By on April 19, 2021 0

They have each been hailed as geniuses in their respective fields.

So naturally Kanye West and Elon Musk proved the old adage to be true; great minds are alike.

The 43-year-old rapper visited the home of Tesla founder, 49, as they were both wearing orange sneakers and Yeezy.

‘When you go to your boys’: Kanye West visited Elon Musk’s house as they both wore orange sneakers and Yeezy

Kanye took to Twitter on Wednesday morning to share a photo of the duo with the funny caption: ‘When you go to your boys and you both wear orange [orange fruit emoji]’

The Spaceship hitmaker donned a bright orange coat over a camouflage T-shirt, black jeans and a pair of his very first basketball shoes, Yeezy Quantum Barium, released last week.

Elon had just a little orange on his shirt in the form of a small print of the fruit on the chest of his black T-shirt as he sported matching jeans and a pair of Yeezy 500 tops in the slate colourway.

Peek-a-boo: A funny thing to note about the snap is that Elon's girlfriend, Grimes, 32, took the snap as seen in the reflection with a phone in hand

Peek-a-boo: A funny thing to note about the snap is that Elon’s girlfriend, Grimes, 32, took the snap as seen in the reflection with a phone in hand

Absent: Kanye's wife Kim Kardashian did not appear to be accompanying him on the visit, as seen in New York in November

Absent: Kanye’s wife Kim Kardashian did not appear to be accompanying him on the visit, as seen in New York in November

Moving on: Kanye was seen rocking a new hairstyle in Los Angeles on Wednesday as she was buzzing at the top but completely shaved halfway down the forehead.

Moving on: Kanye was seen rocking a new hairstyle in Los Angeles on Wednesday as she was buzzing at the top but completely shaved halfway down the forehead.

Vibes: Kanye was dressed for comfort in a patterned white shirt with brown leather pants and a pair of his Yeezy Quantum Barium basketball shoes released last week

Vibes: Kanye was dressed for comfort in a patterned white shirt with brown leather pants and a pair of his Yeezy Quantum Barium basketball shoes released last week

A funny thing to note about the snap is that Elon’s girlfriend, Grimes, 32, took the snap as could be seen in the reflection with the phone in hand.

There has been a long-standing mutual admiration between the two as Elon said he was inspired by Kanye and dancer Fred Astaire during a question-and-answer session at South BY South West (SXSW) in March 2018.

Musk also wrote on West for Tlist of the 100 most influential people of ime magazine in 2015 as he put it: Kanye’s belief in himself and his incredible tenacity – he performed his first single with his jaw closed – got him to where he is today. And he fought for his place in the cultural pantheon with a purpose.

Respect: There has been a long-standing mutual admiration between the two as Elon said he was inspired by Kanye and dancer Fred Astaire during a question-and-answer session at South BY South West (SXSW ) in March 2018, they are seen here with Star Wars creator George Lucas

Respect: There has been a long-standing mutual admiration between the two as Elon said he was inspired by Kanye and dancer Fred Astaire during a question-and-answer session at South BY South West (SXSW ) in March 2018, they are seen here with Star Wars creator George Lucas

“ Now that he’s a pop culture juggernaut, he has the platform to make it happen. He’s not afraid of being judged or ridiculed in the process. Kanye has been playing the long game from the start, and we’re just starting to understand why.

Meanwhile, Kanye has been praised for his new single Wash Us In The Blood, with fans and critics praising the new track ‘masterful’.

The rapper, 43, collaborated with her sister-in-law’s ex-boyfriend Kylie Jenner Travis Scott and Dr Dre on the new single and after its release on Tuesday, the song, which emphasizes racism and faith, became an instant hit.

Team goals: Kanye and Elon with Travis Scott and Quavo Huncho at Kardashian's Christmas party last year

Team goals: Kanye and Elon with Travis Scott and Quavo Huncho at Kardashian’s Christmas party last year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas from The Guardian lavished praise on the track, with a five-star review praising the play “masterful.”

He wrote: ‘Wash Us in the Blood, however, has Kanye channeling his emancipated mind to the sharpest point …

“ He’s at his most powerful when he’s not trying to be calm but corraling his anger. Perhaps there is a larger lesson here, as the United States faces its own moment of revelation.

Good job: Meanwhile, Kanye has been praised for his new single Wash Us In The Blood, with fans and critics praising the new track 'masterful'

Good job: Meanwhile, Kanye has been praised for his new single Wash Us In The Blood, with fans and critics praising the new track ‘masterful’

NME Sam Moore meanwhile offered a four-star review while praising the track from his upcoming album, God’s Country.

He wrote: “ The purpose of ‘Wash Us In The Blood’: a familiar sort of Kanye West creation that will draw his fans to the fence with the die-hards, while also setting us looking forward to our impending journey into the “Land of God”.

Twitter, meanwhile, was inundated with praise for the hit rapper, with fans calling his latest offering “ Song of the Year ” and “ thought-provoking. ”

New: Fans were thrilled with the hit rapper's new offering

New: Fans were thrilled with the hit rapper’s new offering

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