An under-discussed part of every record executive’s job is input on record covers. You never know what kind of crazy stuff a temperamental artist might want to put on his or her album cover, but as the person with the most skin in the game you have to make sure it’s an image that sells while still representing the artist’s wishes.
Given that dynamic, the photos above must represent the average record executive’s dream come true. Who’s the hottest artist out there right now? Drake. What do most album covers sorely lack in their visual presentation? Drake. Enter Pigeons and Planes, a website that’s rectified this by manipulating several different album covers and applying Drake’s face to the artwork.
You can take a look at 14 Drake-tacular pieces of re-purposed album cover art in the gallery up at the top of this page. And for more from Pigeons and Planes, just click here.