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The 20 Most Controversial and Ill Thought Out Album Sleeves Of All Time
John Doran , July 17th, 2008 14:31

John Doran casts a baleful eye over some of the least well thought out album sleeves to grace record store shelves.


Nas Nigger
It perhaps goes some way to underline the power that the word 'nigger' still has (despite the concerted attempts by Richard Pryor, Lenny Bruce and countless gangsta rappers to reclaim/subvert it). But whereas Nas has many points to make on the n-word's slow transformation into the slightly more user friendly 'nigga' many others have courted controversy in the past only to end up with egg on their faces. We examine some of the least well thought out, most controversial and just plain idiotic album sleeves of all time.