Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s children play before start of Donda listening party in Atlanta


Kanye West hosted a second listening party for his highly-anticipated album Donda on Thursday night at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.

And all four of the 44-year-old rapper’s children were in attendance, along with their mom Kim Kardashian, as reported by TMZ and fans in attendance.

Prior to the event’s start, the estranged couple’s eldest son Saint, five, was seen getting in some much needed playtime.

Family affair: Kanye West's children were in attendance, along with their mom Kim Kardashian, as reported by TMZ and fans in attendance; Saint pictured

Family affair: Kanye West’s children were in attendance, along with their mom Kim Kardashian, as reported by TMZ and fans in attendance

As captured by a fan, Saint was seen running around his family’s designated seating area as they awaited their father’s grand entrance.

He was being momentarily chaperoned by Tracy Romulus, who happens to be the Chief Marketing Officer of KKW.

Saint’s playmates for the night were Tracy’s three children Ryan, Remi and Raf, who were also featured in the in-stadium video shared to Twitter.

Kim, 40, eventually made her way back to her family’s seats with her and Kanye’s eldest daughter North, eight, by her side.

Best seats in the house! As captured by a fan, Saint was seen running around his family's designated seating area as they awaiting their father's grand entrance

Best seats in the house! As captured by a fan, Saint was seen running around his family’s designated seating area as they awaiting their father’s grand entrance

Just like her little brother and mother, North was dressed in all black for the listening party.

The entire family, as well as their guests, appeared to be coordinating with Kanye who emerged in a black Donda top, baggy pants, and combat boots for the event. 

Kim and Kanye’s youngest children, daughter Chicago, three, and son Psalm, two, were not pictured. 

In typical Kardashian fashion, the SKIMS CEO could not help but share a clip of her favorite Donda moment with her social media following.

She uploaded a brief video fo the listening party’s final moment, which saw Kanye ‘ascending’ to the heavens surrounded by beams of light.

Watchful eye: He was being momentarily chaperoned by Tracy Romulus, who happens to be the Chief Marketing Officer of KKW

Watchful eye: He was being momentarily chaperoned by Tracy Romulus, who happens to be the Chief Marketing Officer of KKW

Playmates: Saint's playmates for the night were Tracy's three children Ryan, Remi and Raf, who were also featured in the Twitter video

Playmates: Saint's playmates for the night were Tracy's three children Ryan, Remi and Raf, who were also featured in the Twitter video

Playmates: Saint’s playmates for the night were Tracy’s three children Ryan, Remi and Raf, who were also featured in the Twitter video

Kim and Kanye have been amicably co-parenting their brood amid their ongoing divorce proceedings, with Kim and the kids attending the very first Donda listening party in late July.

It was announced back in February that the pair would be splitting up after nearly seven years of marriage, citing ‘irreconcilable differences’ in court docs.

Despite the show of support, sources tell TMZ that ‘this is not some sign that Kim and Kanye are getting back together.’ 

Donda is the rapper’s long-awaited tenth studio album, named after his late-mother who passed away in 2007.

Dynamic duo: Kim, 40, eventually made her way back to her family's seats with her and Kanye's eldest daughter North, eight, by her side

Dynamic duo: Kim, 40, eventually made her way back to her family’s seats with her and Kanye’s eldest daughter North, eight, by her side

Coordinated: The entire family, as well as their guests, appeared to be coordinating with Kanye who emerged in a black Donda top, baggy pants, and combat boots for the event

Coordinated: The entire family, as well as their guests, appeared to be coordinating with Kanye who emerged in a black Donda top, baggy pants, and combat boots for the event

Proud: Kim uploaded a clip from the listening party to her Twitter

Proud: Kim uploaded a clip from the listening party to her Twitter

Woah! She uploaded a brief video fo the listening party's final moment, which saw Kanye 'ascending' to the heavens surrounded by beams of light

Woah! She uploaded a brief video fo the listening party’s final moment, which saw Kanye ‘ascending’ to the heavens surrounded by beams of light

The event took place at the Mercedes Benz Stadium where West has reportedly been living for the past two weeks in an effort to perfect the record.

A tweet issued out by the stadium on Thursday revealed that Pfizer vaccines would be made available ‘to fans attending tonight’s listening party.’

‘Vaccines will be offered in sections 340-347 until 9:30pm,’ the tweet revealed. 

Arriving one hour past the scheduled 6:30PM start time, a masked Kanye appeared at the center of the stadium in a Donda-themed getup.

To close out the listening party, West ascended to the heavens – with a little help from a suspension cord – as the final song came to a dramatic close.

NOT back together: Despite the show of support, sources tell TMZ that 'this is not some sign that Kim and Kanye are getting back together'; Kim and Kanye pictured with (L-R) daughter North, Chicago, and sons Saint and Psalm in 2019

NOT back together: Despite the show of support, sources tell TMZ that ‘this is not some sign that Kim and Kanye are getting back together’; Kim and Kanye pictured with (L-R) daughter North, Chicago, and sons Saint and Psalm in 2019

His entrance was set to the tune of a song, seemingly titled Glory, which features powerful narration by his late-mother Donda West.

He stood motionless before a camping-inspired stage setup on Instagram, featuring a mattress, bedding, a glowing lantern, and several articles of clothing.

Resting atop the mattress, dressed in a white sheet, pillow, and black comforter, were several sheets of paper featuring the rapper’s handwriting.

Round two: Kanye West hosted a second listening party for his highly-anticipated album Donda on Thursday night at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

Round two: Kanye West hosted a second listening party for his highly-anticipated album Donda on Thursday night at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia

Grand finale: To close out the listening party, West ascended to the heavens - with a little help from a suspension cord - as the final song came to a dramatic close

Grand finale: To close out the listening party, West ascended to the heavens – with a little help from a suspension cord – as the final song came to a dramatic close

Setting: Kanye took in the music on a camping-inspired stage setup, featuring a mattress, bedding, a glowing lantern, and several articles of clothing.

Setting: Kanye took in the music on a camping-inspired stage setup, featuring a mattress, bedding, a glowing lantern, and several articles of clothing.

It proved to be a heavy contrast to the barren stage West paced around on when he debuted a first draft recording of Donda to a crowd of fans, friends, and family at the 71,000 seat stadium on July 22. 

Though no specific reason was ever given, Kanye decided to scrap the album’s originally scheduled July 23 release date following the listening party.

As Thursday’s continued, a large group of people – donning ensembles reminiscent of Kanye’s – emerged from the shadows to circle West and his spotlit stage set-up.  

One track that was met with major excitement was the song featuring West’s longtime pal Jay-Z. It marks the pair’s first collaboration in five years, having last teamed up on Drake’s 2016 track Pop Style.

Donda: Arriving one hour past the scheduled 6:30PM start time, a masked Kanye appeared at the center of the stadium in a Donda-themed getup

Donda: Arriving one hour past the scheduled 6:30PM start time, a masked Kanye appeared at the center of the stadium in a Donda-themed getup

Glory: His entrance was set to the tune of a song, seemingly titled Glory, which features powerful narration by his late-mother Donda West

Glory: His entrance was set to the tune of a song, seemingly titled Glory, which features powerful narration by his late-mother Donda West

As revealed during the previous listening party, the album includes several rap features, including late Pop Smoke, Travis Scott, Playboi Carti, Pusha T, Baby Keem, Lil Baby, and Lil Durk.

The Weeknd also appears on one anthemic track.

Donda happens to be Kanye’s first album release since 2019’s Jesus Is King.

Last month it was claimed that the hitmaker had been asked by his team to host another Donda listening party in Atlanta after the smash success of his first one.

The rapper was thinking up ways to make it ‘different’ with a ‘twist’ from the first jam-packed event, according to TMZ.

Large production: As Thursday's continued, a large group of people - donning ensembles reminiscent of Kanye's - emerged from the shadows to circle West and his spotlit stage set-up

Large production: As Thursday’s continued, a large group of people – donning ensembles reminiscent of Kanye’s – emerged from the shadows to circle West and his spotlit stage set-up

Success: Last month it was claimed that the hitmaker had been asked by his team to host another Donda listening party in Atlanta after the smash success of his first one

Success: Last month it was claimed that the hitmaker had been asked by his team to host another Donda listening party in Atlanta after the smash success of his first one





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