When photos of the latest Nike Zoom Soldier VIII surfaced last week, the first thing that came to mind was the LeBron series' "Watch the Thone" colorway. While we don't have official confirmation that they are being called "Watch the Throne," the latest images lead us to believe that they are, indeed, inspired by the Kanye West and Jay Z collaborative album.

The predominately black upper is highlighted by a gold Nike Swoosh and LeBon branding. The rest of the flare that usually accompanies a "Watch the Throne" sneaker is on the inner lining, where multiple shades and colors make for a unique design. If this shoe does see a release, it may be the best chance you'll have to get your hands on a "Watch the Throne" model. After all, the "Watch the Throne" signature models are usually reserved for a limited release, making them hard to get.

Check out the Nike Zoom Soldier VIII "Watch the Throne" in the gallery above and keep it locked with Sneaker Report for news regarding a release date.

[Sneaker Files]

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