Conway The Machine finally lifts the veil on the ominous and impressive album cover of hew new album "From King To A God."
Though Conway has already confirmed that his retirement would mark a bittersweet run to his absolutely epic 2020 campaign, the music he's set to leave behind may very well numb the pain -- if only for a while. For now, we're in the midst of awaiting his upcoming album From King To A God, the lead-up project before his long-anticipated Shady Records debut God Don't Make Mistakes.
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Today, Machine took to Instagram to unveil the official album artwork, appropriately spooky considering his preferred aesthetic. Not unlike his compatriot Westside Gunn's Pray For Paris artwork, Conway's captures that high-art feel, depicting an imposing diety with blue skin sitting aloft with crystal ball in hand. While there are many interpretations to glean from the LP's cover, it does go a long way in setting a tone -- at once luxurious and intimidating -- the Griselda way.
If that wasn't enough to entice you, remember that From King To A God also features a stacked cast of supporting players, including Drake, 2 Chainz, Havoc, Westside Gunn, Benny The Butcher, Freddie Gibbs, and Dej Loaf. On the production side, we're looking at Havoc, Beat Butcha, Daringer, Rick Hyde, and several as-of-yet unidentified parties. While The Machine hasn't given us a release date, his increasing post count seems to indicate we'll be seeing this one soon. Check out the cover below, and sound off -- is Conway sitting on an album of the year contender?