Kanye West, Jay Z and Vic Mensa Added to Marvel Hip-Hop Variant Covers Series
Marvel is back with another edition of their Hip-Hop Variant Cover series, where they redo popular rap album covers with your favorite Marvel comic book characters. This time around Kanye West, Jay Z and Vic Mensa get the comic book treatment.
Kanye West’s Grammy-nominated album The Life of Pablo gets transformed into a Mighty Captain Marvel which was designed by Jenny Frison. Jay Z’s 2007 American Gangster is used for Elektra: Ninja Assassin cover by Keron Grant. Finally, Vic Mensa’s There’s Alot Going On album inspired the Bullseye cover “There’s A Lot Being Thrown” by Tim Bradstreet.
Previously, Marvel delivered several other installments that included Masta Ace‘s 1995 LP Sittin’ On Chrome, Pusha T’s 2016 album Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude, Consequence‘s 2007 album Don’t Quit Your Day Job and Chance the Rapper’s Coloring Book, among many others.
If you love the Marvel series, there’s a hardcover book featuring the first season of Hip-Hop Variants called Marvel: The Hip-Hop Covers Vol. 1, which is available on Amazon.com.
Check out the covers above and below.