Top 36 Classic Hip-Hop Album Covers From The 90’s

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Lil Kim 'Hardcore' cover art

It’s #TBT so you know what that means! We’ve compiled a list of all the top hip-hop album covers from the nineties. To many, the 90’s is considered to be hip-hop’s Golden Era and many of the top artists released classic albums during this time. In today’s digital world where streaming music has taken over purchasing physical albums, we wanted to take a look back at some of the classic album covers in hip-hop that inspired people to listen more closely to the music.

Click the slideshow button below to see our top 25 hip-hop album covers from the 90’s


Geto Boys,We Can’t Be Stopped (1991)

Geto Boys, 'We Can't Be Stopped' album cover art

The classic debut album from the Geto Boys spawned hits like “My Mind Playing Tricks on Me.” We Can’t Be Stopped was released on July 2, 1991, and is considered one of the most influential albums from the South. This project was released under Rap-A-Lot Records and is the group’s most successful album to date!

De La Soul, De La Soul Is Dead (1991)

De La Soul 'De La Soul Is Dead' album cover art

Classic cover art from a classic hip-hop group, De La Soul. The collective’s sophomore album wasn’t as successful or critically acclaimed as their debut 3 Feet and High Rising , but the cover art was definitely more dope. The pot design symbolizes both death and the group not wanting to be associated as hippies anymore.

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