Cover: Lil Wayne in Outer Space for XXL
XXL October front sees N'Orleans native, Lil Wayne playing the first man in hip-hop to portray the astronaut.
Cover: The Source 20th Anniversary With Nas & LL
20 years rolling for the The Source. Ups n downs, smiles n frowns, The Source has to always be respected for being one of the first to portray hip-hop in glossy pages. (The second longest running hip-hop periodical magazine.)
On the 20th, fittingly the oldest legend of the game, LL Cool J shares the four-cover issues with one of the finest emcees of the modern culture, Nas. Covers one and four here, two and three to follow.
The Source still doesn't have an active website, coming soon apparently. Step yo media game up! Big props to Dave Mays and Jon Shecter, good lookin' out on keeping me informed since 1991. - Ripnicholson [Ed.]
Jay-Z Fronts Vibe's Juice Cover
The 15th Anniversary of Vibe is celebrated in this issue dubbed, "Juice" with Jay-Z peeking from under the fitted Yankee.
Another Double-Headed XXL
On the eve of a new album, "The Recession" Young Jeezy holds still for XXL's double-cover issue with Brooklyn's Don Diva, Foxy Brown. The tumultuous career of late from Ill Na Na allows her to open up for XXL out this September just three months out of prison. The Boss Bitch is back!
Mr. Carter Honoured on the Ebony Cover
From Bossip.com -
For the first time ever, Ebony magazine presents not one, not two, but eight quintessential covers to celebrate the 25 coolest Black men of all time. Jay-Z, Barack Obama, Prince, Samuel L. Jackson, Denzel Washington, Marvin Gaye, Muhammad Ali and Billy Dee Williams take center stage as they personify Black cool on the covers of this historic collector’s edition. From their sleek, debonair styles to their smooth-as-silk personas, these magnificent Black men have conveyed, captured, and conquered the quintessence of cool while making it appear effortless.
The issue will be released on July 8th.
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