5 Illustrated Album Covers From 1989
Never judge a book by its cover. But a record though. Admit it: if you walk in a music store and you see a unfamiliar record with an illustrated cover, you take a look at it. Even buy it.
You bought it first for the cover, then learned about the music.
Flash back to rap in 1989, when these illustrated album sleeves ruled the vinyl shop:
Chubb Rock Featuring Hitman Howie Tee
Kaos – ‘Court’s In Session’
Jungle Brothers – ‘Straight Out The Jungle’
Raheem – ‘The Vigilante’
Three Wize Men – ‘G.B. Boyz’