Top 10 Cartoon Rapper Album Cover Ideas!

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We've all seen those awesome album covers of a cartoon character!


Whether it's Bart Simpson's or even anime-inspired - these album covers look extremely sick.


If you really want to stand out among the crowd for your debut album..


I highly suggest that you use cartoon cover art.


Not only does it look professional, but it also looks more eye-catching!


Here are 10 awesome cartoon cover art examples to give you inspiration.


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Juice Wrld Cartoon Cover Art


I have to stay, this man-made cartoon cover art is popular.


Legends Never Die is one of my favorite albums by Juice WRLD, and a large reason is because of the amazing album cover.


The colors work really well, along with the professional design that makes an awesome artwork that fits with the story.


If you want your own album covers to look timeless then you should hire a designer to make them look as awesome as the creator of Juice WRLD's cover artwork!


It is hands-down one of my favorite album covers to date.




Tyler the creator cartoon album cover


Although the artwork for Flower Boy wasn't necessarily a cartoon...


It did inspire a bunch of album cover designers to make some studio album covers for it.


The colors look amazing and match the mellow (but also soulful) vibes.


It's the favorite album for many people in hip-hop.


It has some of my favorite album cover colors: bright orange and yellow.


A great inspiration for your hip-hop album cover is to hire a designer to make all the details look as awesome as Tyler's album picture!


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Drake cartoon cover art


Drake has an interesting artist on his album covers...


By using emojis and creating a cartoon cover that way, he can cash in on the cartoon artwork trend.


Although this is not one of my favorite album covers...


It does stand out among all the album covers released recently.


(However, If you want to use emojis, there are definitely better ways to do it.)



Lil Uzi Vert cartoon album art


Lil Uzi Vert uses a cartoon in almost every single studio album he releases!


His very first studio album LUV is Rage features cartoon Uzi's heart being torn out.


He uses the cartoon style of artwork for many of his album covers:

  • LUV is Rage
  • The Real Uzi
  • The Perfect LUV Tape
  • LUV The World
  • LUV VS The World 2 (deluxe edition)

It goes to prove that it's not just the music that goes in the story.


As a music artist, you should also think about the details and theme of your created album covers.


Make sure it's used to fit your artist's brand and story- for it to be a complete studio album.


The proof is in the pudding.



Public Enemy cartoon album covers


You may be surprised to see P.E. on this list but they made my favorite album of all time - fear of a black planet.


There are also cartoon album covers for their second studio album It Takes A Nation of Millions.


This is a great inspiration for your sophomore album as well!


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Mac Miller cartoon album cover


Malcolm has an awesome cartoon album cover that can go with the music!


Just look at this CD case for example - it features the branding and story you find in an artist such as the Mac.


Although this cartoon artwork hasn't been officially released by the rapper, it's a photo that you should be inspired by!


There's a lot of power in this type of content - the themes surrounded by this rapper's customized cover art are awesome.



XXXTentacion cartoon album artwork

XXXTENTACION, although he's passed away on Instagram you can still see a lot of designed cartoon cover art for him.


Although this has not been officially released, you can still see a lot of dope animation made in the XXXTentacion-style theme.


It is a heartbreak that he passed away so early, I am at a loss for words...


Just be happy that he was able to push boundaries and create a notorious name for himself in the music industry through his music!



Money Bagg Yo cartoon cover art


Money Bagg Yo uses uses uses complex style cover art!


Who artwork features the top hood theme:

  • Money
  • Drugs
  • Guns

It really shows the life stories of this rapper in this fun gangster cover art!


The title font matches the artwork as well and it's overall a great vibe.


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#9. THE KID LAROI ALBUM COVERSThe Kid Laroi Cartoon album cover art


Just like Drake, The Kid Laroi actually did make an artwork that's a cartoon.


He released it on his song which features Juice WRLD - and the picture works really well when coupled with the animation created for this release.


The cartoon character poses in ways that fit both of these artists truly.



Gunna cartoon cover art


Along with Drake, Gunna actually did release artwork with cartoons.


The one difference is that this audio feature is going to himself whereas Drake doesn't have himself in his cover artwork.


You can tell this cover fits his music and all the stories you'll hear about Gunna's brand.


Gunna posted this covert on his Instagram for fans to enjoy.


It's a lot of fun - one day I'd love to say that I designed one of Gunna's artworks.


Getting credit as somebody who designed work for Ghana can do a lot in my career!


Next: How to Make your Cover Art go Viral!


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