Ebony magazine has released four different covers for an upcoming special issue all about music. The Summer Music Special, as it’s called, features four different black & white looks, one of which features Kanye West, one with Jay Z, one with Beyonce and one with Rihanna.
The four “collector’s edition” covers label Jay Z as the “The Mogul”, Kanye West as “The Poet”, Rihanna as “The Rebel”, and Beyonce as “The Diva.”
The cover also states the issue will be “a 25-page salute to Black music’s game changers, innovators and icons.” Other artists featured inside the issue include Usher, Prince, Mary J. Blige and Lauryn Hill.
Ebony magazine revealed the cover on their Instagram page stating “In celebration of Black Music Month, EBONY magazine pays tribute to the industry’s leaders, pioneers and game changers. Inside the June issue, EBONY honors both the present-day success stories and the giants who paved the way. The issue is a four-cover series, with Beyoncé, Jay Z, Kanye West and Rihanna gracing the covers as a salute to their unprecedented impact on Black music. #EBONYmag”