Is there a harder working man in the industry than Gucci? Incarceration and an impending 20-year sentence can’t slow his roll as Gucci unveils the cover art for the sequel to his 2009 major label debut, The State Vs Radric Davis, which arrives on Christmas. Your cries are heard, Guwop.
Archive for the ‘Covers’ Category
Bronsonelli reveals the cover art for his Blue Chips sequel with Party Supplies, which is set to drop Friday. Is that Mark Cuban in the crowd behind the broad lifting her top off? Check out the official trailer for Blue Chips 2 here.
In 1938, Alex Steinweiss, an art director for Columbia Records invented the concept of album cover art, making way for epic images that continuously influence pop culture. It’s different now that most listeners stream and download music, which has ignited a market for unique album artwork to differentiate one project from the next. Also, design software is much more accessible and apps like instagram are extremely popular. That accessibility has given artists a bevy of new media to expand greatly the idea of album covers. Artists can create several album covers with a mouse click, and with a simple QR code make them interactive, or create a vine video that gives the viewer a short film in lieu of a traditional static album cover. So it’s no shock that this year is has delivered dope album covers. Here is my list of 2013’s Five Best Hip Hop Album Covers, based on: visual aesthetic, concept in relation to album name and theme, and creative execution.
Em unveils the official artwork for his upcoming sequel to The Marshall Mathers LP, slated to arrive on November 5. (more…)
Pusha T unveils the cover art for his long-awaited solo LP, My Name Is My Name, which will finally hit stores October 8. Hit the jump for the alternate artwork. (more…)
Drake unveils the standard and deluxe covers for his third studio LP, Nothing Was The Same, set to now drop on September 24. Deluxe artwork after the jump. (more…)
Nas and Cole cover VIBE’s 20th Anniversary issue. (more…)
Vado unveils the cover art and tracklisting for the fourth installment in his Slime Flu series, dropping August 15. (more…)
iHipHop Blog Team