Coverage of Covers

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Yesterday, we went in-depth about interpolations cover songs and alleged covers of cover songs. Today we’ll just talk about covers — CD covers!

We, the innumerable staff at Bavu Blogs have seen some crappy cover art lately. We’ve even seen crappy cover art by some great artists lately. It even rubbed the captain of the mothership, FWMJ, the wrong way.

So rather than point out the less-than-fine art, let’s commend some artists who I’m going to check out on the strength of their covers alone. Well, technically, I was going to check out Homeboy Sandman already because he makes me wanna rap.

Three excellent covers appearing in 3… 2… 1…

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Fine Art In Effect

We at BavuBlogs love some fine art.

So when something jumps out at us, we have to let you see it and know. Today’s featured fine art is the “Concealed Weapons” cover for a new mixtape by Austin, Texas, street-hop group the League of Extraordinary G’z.

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The beautiful thing about this CD cover art is that it brings the title, “Concealed Weapons“, to life and it avoids a generic rap CD look. This gives the impression that these artists are not your average rappers, and in a lot of ways they aren’t. So much respect to the Honest Ape at Big Bad Medium, a blog that acknowledges the importance of all the space between D.C. and Texas while posting some of my favorite music.