(Music): Hip-Hop’s 50 Greatest Album Covers

Nas’ Illmatic came in at #3…”Like the album itself, the Illmatic cover is purposefully straightforward, superimposing aphoto of young Nas on a landscape of his Queensbridge Projects. Nas’ demeanor as a seven-year-old doesn’t seem all that different from his adult days, thanks to an unsmiling, slightly menacing calm. The font selection—reminescent of Olde English—is unexpected for a rap record and gives the whole project an appropriately regal vibe. This was a young king claiming his throne.” –Complex.com

Read the full list at Hip-Hop’s 50 Greatest Album Covers

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