Tyga reveals the artwork for his upcoming album Hotel California. Album drops April 9th.
UPDATE: Tyga is so West Coast he got Tupac on his album. Yup, tracklist provided after the jump.
French Montana released the album cover for Excuse My French, which drops on April 16th.
Maybach Music’s Meek Mill unveils the cover for his highly-anticipated debut Dreams and Nightmares, due October 30. The illustrated artwork portrays his rise from the bottom to the top with an image of a handcuff to represent his incarceration and a gold watch to show how far he’s come. The 25-year-old Philly MC pushed the album back from August to ensure it was up to par.
-__________- <-- That was my first reaction. But after reading his tweets, I can appreciate what he's trying to do by taking, in this case, a fashion risk. "The Cover Art Should Give You Confidence And Let You Know You Can Fully Be Yourself In Front Of People No Matter What They Say Or Think" tweeted Wiz. Thank Wiz, I appreciate you. O.N.I.F.C. (Only Ni**a In First Class) drops September 18th. Fur coat not included.
UPDATE: Album cover inspiration revealed by Stylist Fatima B. via The Boombox
“We wanted to give people a shock, but it wasn’t just that,” she insists. “We wanted people to understand the music, his attitude, the weed-smoking, the hippies, the festivals… All of that played into the album cover. It’s like a whole lifestyle in a booklet.”
I think my favorite thing in the world right now is the subtle difference between the regular and deluxe album covers. Nothing screams out deluxe like a red satin Chanel jacket. According to Billboard, 2 Chainz enlisted Kanye West and his creative team at DONDA to develop the image for his album cover. “This is curated art. The Louvre of rap.” Less is more anyways, right? Based on a T.R.U. Story is out in stores August 14th and the edition with the pretty jacket on the cover will contain an additional four songs.
I’m done hyping the cover. Check it out for yourself after the jump.
UPDATE: Tracklist included below.
Nasir reveals the official album cover for his tenth studio album (and last under Def Jam), Life Is Good. The art itself is very personal leading us to believe that his album will be too. Life happenings and heartbreaks make for good music. Find out how personal Nas will get when he drops his project July 17th.
Get a closer look at the art after the jump.