Marvel And Their Brilliant Re-Imagination of Hip-Hop Classics

Marvel And Their Brilliant Re-Imagination of Hip-Hop Classics

From Drake to A Tribe Called Quest they've got the best of the best.

Back in August, Marvel won itself a few fans in the hip-hop world - they decided plain old comic book covers weren't cutting and decided to comic bookify (I'm not sure if that's a word but work with it) some massive hip-hop albums to include characters from the Marvel universe. In September, they dropped a few more artworks (Jay Z, 2Pac, Mos Def) now in October they've gifted us re-workings of Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly, Drake's Nothing Was The Same, Future's DS2, Raekwon's Only Built 4 Cuban Linx and more.

This wasn't a decision made overnight to ride the coat-tails of successful rappers, but rather a relationship formed over fifteen years ago as, Hypetrak reports. And it's say to safe after seeing these covers, Nothing Was The Same...

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Drake - Nothing Was The Same (2013) x The Silver Surfer

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Eric B & Rakim - Paid In Full (1987) x Spiderman & Deadpool

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Future - DS2 (2015) x All New Inhumans

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Missy Elliot - Supa Dupa Fly (1997) x Black Widow

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Kool Keith - Black Elvis/Lost In Space (1999) x Venom

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A Tribe Called Quest - Midnight Marauders (1993) x The Amazing Spiderman

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Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp A Butterfly (2015) x The Guardians Of Infinity

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Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... (1995) x The Totally Awesome Hulk

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The Notorious BIG - ready to die (1994) x Ant Man

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50 Cent - Get Rich Or Die Tryin' x Iron Man

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A$AP Rocky - Long.Live.A$AP x The Falcon (Captain America)

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Nas - Illmatic (1994) x Spiderman

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Madvillain - Madvillainy (2004) x The Mighty Thor

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The Roots - Illadelph Halflife (1996) x The Avengers

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De La Soul - 3 Feet High And Rising (1989) x X-men

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Dr. Dre - The Chronic (1992) x Dr. Strange

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Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2 (2014) x Deadpool

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Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2 (2014) x Deadpool 

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 Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2 (2014) x Howard The Duck

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