When Rappers Replicate Iconic Malcolm X Images

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  • Bilal, Malcolm X
  • Young Jeezy, Malcolm X, Jeezy
  • The Roots, Malcolm X
  • T.I., Malcolm X
  • Wale, Malcolm X, Maybach Music Group, MMG
  • DJ Lord, Public Enemy, Malcolm X
  • Malcolm X, Nicki Minaj
  • Nicki Minaj, Malcolm X
  • Boogie Down Productions, KRS-One, Malcolm X

The Roots

The Roots took a bit of a different approach for the cover of 2004’s The Tipping Point. Rather than an image from later in Malcolm X’s life, the Philly cohort used a 1944 mug shot of Malcolm Little. 

(Photo: Geffen/Interscope)

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