‘Magna Carta’ And 9 Other Artsy Rap Album Covers In Recent History

Those of us who still buy physical copies of albums look forward to flipping through the booklet containing lyrics and artwork. Artists like Jay-Z (see: Magna Carta Holy Grail) who go the extra mile in crafting provocative images further enhance that experience. Whether the visuals actually align with the music is a different story. But hey, the effort is appreciated. Click through for 10 high-art hip-hop album covers. —Alley Olivier