Kanye West covers Complex magazine
He’s done it again.
Kanye West continues to shift the pop culture paradigm with his new Complex magazine cover for their April/May 2009 issue.
Truly hip-hop’s agent provocateur, Kanye’s futuristic vision is captured with this intense cover shot and accompanying spread.
Previewing a number of images via his blog, ‘Ye revealed the shoot was done in conjunction with the same graphics lab that worked on The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.
Kanye West on set
He wrote about the experience: “This is a completely different concept, no more magazine covers making me look old, lol” (possibly in reference to this cover).
The photographer/director, Chris Milk, did an amazing job; his rare cover credit is testament to that.
What do you guys think of the shoot?
Click here to read the full cover story.