When I started YeezyGraffiti, I wanted it to be a place where people could submit their custom Yeezus covers to get their names out there and show the world their artistic talents. I never expected it to blow up as fast as it did, with so much support and appreciation from industry giants. The project was inspired by one tweet from Virgil Abloh that motivated me to not only make a cover but create a place where people could see all the artwork in
one location. The tweet was accompanied by a photo of the Yeezus album cover with text just above the top of the image stating “please add graffiti."

Instantly, I knew exactly what they wanted us to do, and I made a thread on Kanyetothe.com to get some of his biggest fans to contribute to the project I was cooking up. The first post on YeezyGraffiti gained over 200 reblogs in just four minutes, and from there I knew I had something great on my hands. Since its beginning two weeks ago, YeezyGraffiti has been shared to over 3.5 million people with over 10,000 pageviews a day. With the release of Kanye’s newest album, Yeezus, today, the site is expected to continue growing in popularity and helping artists get their work recognized by people all over the world. 

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The Best YeezyGraffiti "Yeezus" Album Covers

Written by Leighton McDonald (@iam__leighton, Creator of YeezyGraffiti.com)

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