Dope Pix: These Pictures Show Where Iconic Hip-Hop Album Covers Were Photographed

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Earlier this year, Mass Appeal put together an amazing gallery of pictures that showed the locations where some of the most iconic album covers in Hip-Hop were photographed. That collection showed the real-life settings for the artwork for Nas’ Illmatic, Ice Cube’s Amerikkka’s Most Wanted, LL Cool J’s Badand more. Now, Mass Appeal has put together a 2nd installment in the series.

Once again, they have used Google Maps to identify the exact locations for each album cover and then used Google Street View to pull up a photograph of the respective venue. Take a look at a few of the pictures below and then head over to Mass Appeal for the full display.

Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five – The Message

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Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2

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Jay-Z – Vol. 3… Life and Times of S. Carter

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Beastie Boys – Paul’s Boutique

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For a look at the locations for album covers for T.I.’s Trap Muzik, Kool Moe Dee’s How Ya Like Me Now, Mack 10’s Based On A True Story, Fabolous’ Loso’s Way, 3rd Bass’ Derelicts of Dialect, Del Tha Funkee Homosapien’s No Need For Alarm and more, click here to read the full story at Mass Appeal.

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