Wu-Massacre, Pick The Best Cover

Ever since word broke that Method Man, Ghostface and Raekown were joining forces for a collaborative album, diehard fans have been eagerly awaiting the project’s release. The Rik Cordero-helmed trailers for Wu-Massacre were a visual treat that tided Wu Stans over for a while, then came the comic-themed cover art. If that wasn’t enough, each member got his own special collector’s edition variant cover that. Meth, depicted as a fire-fisted badass, dropped first. Then came Ghost, pimped out on a thrown. Now, Rae’s cover, which features the Chef putting in work with his blades, has been unleashed. With all the covers unveiled, we just want to know one thing: Which cover do you think is the dopest?

  • http://wordlife.tumblr.com WordsManifest

    i can’t call it. Chris Bachalo came correct on all three variants.

  • http://www.bear-radio.co.uk Lewbear

    all these covers are quality its a hard one to decide, cant they just do a fold out so i can get all the covers????????????????????

    • mazemayhim

      ^^^^^co-sign x 100!!!!! Otherwise, I’m willing to buy the album 4 times just for the original cover & the variants. All these album covers dope! That’s it, that’s all

  • http://www.xxlmag.com/?p=73246 jay

    u obv use the cover with all 3 members..u cant have any one just on there when its a collabo album..use the one w all 3 on the cover n use the rest inside the booklet cover or mixtape covers

    • http://www.emcdl.com EmCDL

      Co-Sign

      I just said that below lol

  • http://www.emcdl.com EmCDL

    Damn, all those covers look sick. I gotta go with the first one with all three; they could use the other ones in the cd booklet.

  • black_man

    yo i would love to see this guy illustrate each member of the clan..IF not an entire comic book featuring this art work.. than atleASt individual illustrations and then a group pic.. that would be indescribably raw as fuck to the 1,000,000,000,000,000th power..

  • http://ww.bboycult.com Don ‘$yk’ McCaine

    “Then came Ghost, pimped out on a thrown”

    “Then came Ghost, pimped out on a THRONE”

    All of them are hot.

  • CBS

    Raekwon on steroids!

  • Jon Dog

    I like the original concept. All three members should be on the cover, or, they should release all 4, that way you could cop the one you like best. They’re all really dope though, fer sure!

  • Worley

    I gotta go with the original for the same reasons many provided above. Def Jam I’m giving you fair warning: Release the album with the original cover and the rest as fold outs. If y’all try to release the album with individual covers I’m stealing them so don’t try that f*ckery.

    • http://www.bboycult.com Don ‘$yk’ McCaine

      ^ LOL

  • John cochran

    I know I’m the only one but I don’t like any of them. They should’ve went with thier actual pictures. I thought the cover for OBCL2 was hot because it knida threwback 2 the original. The art is a lil too much for my tast but Im gonna cop it either way so it doesnt matter much. Hell, the Clipse cover for Till the Casket Drops was gay, but it was still a dope album.

    • 6ix

      John cochran ……..smh. it’s art my dude. just like the music.

      I go with the original just cuz all 3. I do agree very hard to decide.

  • Gift

    whoever the artist is for these covers, i need them for some artwork myself. shit is definitely live as fuck. if I had to pick an individual cover, i’d go w/ghost’s.

    • http://aleroart.com aleroart

      the artist that did the cover is Chris BACHALO.
      his a comic artist on spiderman and x men!
      he did justice with this!

  • BIGNAT

    i like all three so i have to go with the one with all three pics on it. they should have the one with all of them on it as the cover and the other three pics. could be inside of the booklet crazy designs.

  • Datnigga

    I like how mef killin the Demons! Maybe thats a Boule shot! LOL!!!!!!

  • sparkcity911

    IM FEELING WHAT BLACK MAN IS SCREAMING.
    ENTIRE COMIC BOOK WOULD BE BANANAS.

    THESE NIGGAZ FLAVOR IS 2nd TO NO FUCKING BODY.

    A YO PEACE TO DA CLAN.

  • grammar

    Throne*

  • http://j-mace.deviantart.com Shawty J

    Normally I don’t mess with Chris Bachalo but he did his thing on all of these covers. I dig the original cover the most, so I voted for that one. If I absolutely had to chose a solo cover, I’d pick Meth’s. The warm colors helps it stick out more, not to mention that it’s more animated.

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  • oskamadison

    Dude did the damn thing on all three. Of course, you have to use the one with all three but my favorite was Ghost’s. Imagine how hard they’d look as a full album cover. That’s what those joints remind me of, like those old rock album covers. I know the album’s gonna be hard but if the music matches the art, Oh My God!!!!

  • DC

    Easy…the original. HOWEVER, all 3 are dope! If I had to pick one of the individual, it would be Meth…

  • DV8

    Wu-Tang should do another video game with this guy as the artistic director. They are all dope. Of course you select the one with all 3 on the cover for commercial sell. I personally dig the Ghostface cover over all of them.

  • caino

    All the covers are dope, you gotta go with the original!

    Man this shit takes me back to when the cover art used to be an actual artform!

  • Jhon da Analyst

    They’re all hot, however for the official release it needs to have all three of them on one cover. Plus, I don’t give a fuck cause I know my man Mathematics did the artwork. Peace God!

    • http://www.aleroart.com aleroart

      whos mathematics? the guy who did the art is that x-men spiderman artist chris bachelo the cover for theses!

      • http://www.skill.org makalleli

        Mathematics is one of the main Wu producers (probably done almost as much shit for the Wu as Rza, only as a disciple who imitates Rza’s style)

        He didn’t do no artwork as far as I kno though.

  • trinadoll

    Hey I like all of them
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  • yoprince

    the first one is hot… the other three are ehh..

  • Taj

    I am going to say the original, with all three.
    But, hope to see them available as posters, or inside of the booklet….

  • El Tico Loco

    I like the original but they should put meth in the middle because the hand over GFK’s shoulder looks like is Meth’s hand with painted fingernails reaching into the other frame.

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  • kikas Angola

    Gud damn wu tang is forever mother*****.Am juz speechless wu is indeed da best hip-hop crew ever

  • pablo

    what about inpectah deck!!! he’s reppin for da wu 2

  • TicNitty86

    That Rae cover is hard as hell..word to LL. The original cover would be my 2nd choice.

  • k0ld

    I like all three on the cover; just shows group love. But, I think they should just throw the other 3 in a fold-out or maybe an “incentive” for people to buy the album? Artwork is sick either way… definitely feeling all 3.

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  • ThisFu*kinGuy

    *you spelled throne wrong*

  • beer

    I can’t believe you really read all of that

  • OneNaTrillion

    All three are ill. Original cover is best since it has all three on there. Im gonna buy all 3 albums to get the collection right.

    Btw, the word “throne” is misspelled as “thrown” in your article

  • mak

    I bought the Meth cover since it was LE, and was happy to see that the original cover is on the back of the cover booklet.

  • messiahunderyou

    Amazing cover artwork from Bachalo–but the article was riddled with some frightening illiteracy for a major hip hop culture magazine–not the writer’s fault if it slipped past your editorial staff though.