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The 10 Best (And Worst) Album Covers Of 2013

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Scotty ATL, F.A.I.T.H.

Reminiscent of Snoop Dogg’s iconic Doggystyle cover, there’s a lot going on in this mixtape artwork. It tells almost as wide and varied a story as Scotty does on this tape.

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Deniro Farrar, The Patriarch

I mean, just look at this one. It’s tough to leave this out when talking about the best covers of the year; the entire idea is just perfect and flawlessly executed.

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Lil B, Pink Flame

Miley Cyrus may have been aiming for the same type of gaudy, 1980s pastiche with her Bangerz cover art, but the Based God goes even deeper with his cover model, who… Well, just look for yourself. There’s a lot to take in here.

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Young Dro, High Times

Creating his own cover of High Times magazine, Dro raises a number of questions that he purports to answer with the contents of the project. It’s classy, it’s provocative, and it’s super baller. Also, that watch. Fantastic.


Drake, Nothing Was The Same

If nothing else, this cover made a splash and got everyone talking. That little kid is adorable, and the afro pick makes the entire thing worth it. A fittingly great cover for one of XXL‘s Albums of the Year.

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