Marvel Remixes JAY Z, 2Pac & Mos Def In Latest Set of Hip-Hop Variant Covers

blame it on Shake September 25, 2015

It may be New Music Friday but, every week, I find myself more excited to see which covers Marvel applied their talents to rather than the release of MC Stab-N-Kill’s new album.

Last week, Ice Cube, Method Man, Snoop Dogg, and Digable Planets received variants. And now, it’s time for JAY Z’s The Black Album, 2Pac’s Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z., Mos Def’s The New Danger, Souls of Mischief’s ’93 til Infinity, and Run-DMC’s King of Rock to get the remix treatment.

“We’re modern mythology that’s stayed relevant for decades because we reflect the world around us,” Marvel’s Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso tells REVOLT. “These Hip-Hop covers is Marvel shouting back to decades of Hip-Hop artists. We want the dialog to increase.”

As usual, each cover is provided in .gif form for easier consumption. Take a look below and be sure to check out our exclusive interview with Axel Alonso as well.

Black Panther #1
JAY Z’s The Black Album

[Brian Stelfreeze Doe]

Daredevil #1
2Pac’s Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.

[Alex Maleev]

Silk #1
Mos Def’s The New Danger

[Wuu Chul Lee]

X-Men ’92 #1
Souls Of Mischief’s ’93 ’til Infinity

[Afua Richardson]

Rocket Racoon & Groot #1
Run-DMC’s King Of Rock

[Khary Randolph]

Click each cover for just the variant.