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Think you know rap album covers? How about if the covers are stripped down to their minimalist core.

Any guesses on this alternate rap album cover above? What album cover can be reduced to tape and a camera?

Flip through the "Guess the Rap Album Quiz" and see how many you can get right and let us know your favorite album covers in the comments below.


If you guessed Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city, you are correct. This cover could not have been made without a Polaroid camera and some black tape. Click to check out the next minimalist rap album cover.

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A Yankees logo? That could be a lot of album covers, right? If you want to give up, click the arrow to get the answer.


Coming out of "retirement" to drop Kingdom Come, this was one of Jay's biggest hip-hop moments since the Black Album. Hopefully you guessed correctly and this was a pretty big moment for you.

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Cap and gown can mean anything. Unless you know your covers, you can fall into a metaphor trap here.


If you bought the deluxe edition of Lil Wayne's Tha Carter IV then you might have been slightly confused. The deluxe edition had a red cap and gown with a black bow tie. You'll have to excuse the charisma.

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This one is too easy.


Not to rant about it, but Kanye West's Yeezus was probably the easiest of the bunch since the original cover, or lack thereof, is as about as minimalist as one can get.

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Every day is Flag Day with this minimalist cover. What album is it?


Did you have a "F***in' Problem" coming up with the cover of A$AP Rocky's debut Long. Live. A$AP? Taking a cue from OutKast, Madonna and TV static, Rocky provides a haunting, minimalist cover suitable of framing.

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A number on the door of a burning house reminds me of an episode of Lost. But that's just me. What album cover does this minimalist version represent?


While Eminem has been putting up Beatles-type sales fueled by the release of The Marshall Mathers LP 2, the home from the cover and also from The Marshall Mathers LP, hasn't been so fortunate. The auction inventory number on the door was burned off when a fire engulfed the home days after the release of MMLP2.

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I'll give you a hint: This has nothing to do with restroom symbols that come to life and terrorize a quaint, New England town.


With Kendrick's album, A$AP Rocky's debut and Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail, seems like black bars on album covers is a popular trend. Jay's cover here seems more like a Joy Division or '80s goth throwback album cover, but you know what they say, you can't judge an MP3, by its cover.

Somewhere in America, some goth kids are confused.


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