Album Cover: Game – ‘Jesus Piece’

Jesus Piece

Game is no stranger to controversy and he’s about to ignite another firestorm with the illustrated cover for his upcoming album Jesus Piece. The religious-themed artwork features a portrait of Jesus with a teardrop tattoo under his eye, a Jesus piece chain around his neck, and red bandana over his mouth.

The image has already sparked outrage from some fans. “You took this shit too far,” wrote one of Game’s Instagram followers, while another added, “Open minded people see this concept, but I think this cover can push some people away homie.”

Jesus Piece, Game’s fifth and possibly final album for Interscope, is due in December featuring appearances from Lil Wayne, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, and Kanye West, who is featured on the title track.

“You want to believe in God, but you don’t want to be criticized and ridiculed by people who think that they’re better than you,” Game told Rap-Up TV of the concept. “I don’t want to feel like I can’t love God or appreciate Jesus and have to put down that blunt.”

What do you think of the artwork? Sound off below.



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68 Comments

  1. pete

    WHAT THE HELL IS THAT

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  2. J. V.

    Jesus, take the wheel.

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    REDchainsaw Reply:

    @J. V., lmao!!!!!!!

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    Humberto Reply:

    @J. V., HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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  3. firealarm

    LMFAO Looks like he put Wayne on the cover

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    Ice Reply:

    @firealarm, I was thinking the same. Disrespectful cover tho.

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    RL Reply:

    @Ice, agree with you. it is disrespectful indeed.

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  4. tt killa

    Blasphamy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And on a sunday too smh

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  5. tt killa

    BLASPHAMY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AND ON A SUNDAY TOO SMH JESUS IS A PIRU NOW WITH A TEAR DROP LOL

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  6. Bruno tavares

    I think the cover is kool as f….k ppl won’t buy the album just because of the cover lol because is you don’t buy it because of the cover then you just sad I fink is dope
    plass it will be another classic !

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  7. Yup

    The Lame will do anything for attention and say anything to stay relevant. I’m pretty sure this will flop it has ZERO buzz.

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    girl bye Reply:

    @Yup, I agree 100% the game always does this thats why im not suprised..he always disses other artist…their music…or something like that to gain some buzz (which he always fails) maybe he should change up his rhymes and rap about something other than the Westside. Compton…or gangs….maybe his albums wouldn’t FLOP…

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  8. C94B

    This particular Jesus looks like Ace Hood… This is capital L for him

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  9. No ma'am.

    Stop, please. No, forreal. Thanks.

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  10. VEasyNugget

    This artwork was incredibly fuck!ng. GAME can do whatever it wants with anything. this image will be my next tattoo #FactOnFactOnFact

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    Tiffany Reply:

    @VEasyNugget, you need to get a life

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  11. miles

    the controversy doesn’t bother me. I simply just don’t like the cover. looks like a mixtape cover to me

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  12. THEJINXXSHOW

    @miles AGREE

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  13. mumi

    That’s just a disgusting move! I’m a muslim but I know how offended many people will feel about this. It’s just disrespectful. Why does everyone use anything religious to promote his or her album?! There are so many symbols, pictures, drawing etc.

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    yann Reply:

    @mumi, he doesnt use religions he is a christian..wait and listen thew album to understand where it comes from..yall too quick to judge

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  14. true_story

    Game over!!

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  15. NonDope

    WAAAAACK. Game took Bishop Lamont’s The Confessional cover concept. This is biting at its worst. Dame Game!

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  16. JOHNNY

    NO! God forgives,I Don’t… Why Game wants to imitate Rick Ross, sorry I forgot that he is the best right now.(Ten Jesus Pieces)

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    da Fan Reply:

    @JOHNNY, No No No, don be all crazy in here, Rick Ross and The word best cant exist peacefully in one sentence

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  17. Rap*

    horrible but im sure atheists will love and buy this album.

    sad

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  18. Opd2

    That pic looks like Lil Wayne.

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  19. Nick

    This is Sad.

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  20. E53

    This is really offensive.. and I’m not really a religious Catholic.. but.. It’s not right.

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  21. PrayPeople

    Look people….one thing that I don’t understand is that the world tends to forget to keep it real. God will use who he wants to use. Game is trying to bring Jesus to people in a way that they will understand. Jesus hung out and spent time with people who sinned and NEEDED him. We all have our issues and I am sure people who have commented have screwed up since they have been saved if they are Christian. Point is Jesus came so that we can receive GRACE to live this life free. I support Game and will buy this album because maybe someone will actually open a Bible and learn who Jesus is and get saved.

    Jesus is for everyone…even the gangsta and gangbanger.

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    Trill O'Reilly Reply:

    @PrayPeople, so by your logic, Game’s somehow gonna bring people closer to Jesus by mocking him for attention & rapping about sex, drugs and murder?

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    Roman Reloaded Reply:

    @Trill O’Reilly, How do you know that’s what this album is about when you haven’t even heard it?

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    Trill O'Reilly Reply:

    @Roman Reloaded, don’t have to hear it to know he’s gonna talk about the same thing he’s been talking about since day 1. Besides, he even told DJ Skee that he only called the album Jesus Piece because he owns 5 Jess pieces and he knew it would spark controversy (in other words, he’s an attention whore)

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  22. Gurjot Sidhu

    Why is this offensive? It’s not offensive when you go to a church and see a white Jesus? Jesus is from the Middle East and his skin color was brown. At least Game is educated enough to know that! And far as the badanna and the year drops etc. it’s just Game’s background. Game sees religion different like everyone else in this world. He has kids at home, he had a wife and he works hard to provide for them. I think this is a very great cover. Jesus Piece will be the album of the year! Hate it or love it.

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  23. Heather

    Well…I think it’s foolishness. Blasphemy. God has something for him on judgment day.

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    tb Reply:

    @Heather, he got something for all of us

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    Heather Reply:

    @tb, True, but that’s why I try to live right and I definitely abstain from mocking a higher power.

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  24. miles

    why are people so offended.???

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  25. WonderLand19

    Game is such a attention seeking loser who thinks stunts like these will sell his album.Well, no matter how many albums you sell, how can you live with the fact you have disrespected your God.The same God who made you.

    Get it together Game and sort your life out.

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    miles Reply:

    @WonderLand1, what if you don’t care about organized religon

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    Tiffany Reply:

    @miles, People always start caring when the shit hits the fan, yet not when things are just peachy,

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  26. Mariah2013

    finally!! recognition that jesus was black. thanks to the Game, educate the people.

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    Tiffany Reply:

    @Mariah2013, Seriously does it even matter, why is everything always about race

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    mariah2013 Reply:

    Because, its always about race. Jesus is always depicted as being white, yet no one questions it. Its seen as the norm, which quite frankly it shouldn’t be. And before you say anything, i’m not angry its just how this world is I suppose..

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  27. Trill O'Reilly

    A Screencap of Game getting dissed by that 1 bitch on Change Of Heart would’ve been a much better cover

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  28. Trey

    There’s been more controversial album covers than this.

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  29. SMO

    Game is simply trynna tell the story in a way his audience can relate to…and maybe u need to be open minded to understand the concept…I don’t see anything wrong with that…plus I think the album is gonna be a classic…can’t wait for it to drop!!!!…..and errmm oh yeah Jesus was black…

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    JK Reply:

    @SMO, yes I couldn’t agree more. even that last bit.

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    qe Reply:

    @SMO, jesus never existed. your brainwashing slave masters did though

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    WayneRules2012 Reply:

    @qe, haha i pity people like you. If he never existed how would u explain miracle that happen today and oh how come upon saint anthony of padua’s death, his tounge has never gone dry up till today. Make research before u talk… #ignorant

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  30. KayKay

    If you’re going to be controversial then let it at least have some meaning and a message. This looks like someone desperately trying to be artistic. Game, get your life! This is tasteless and disrespectful.

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  31. JK

    funny how there was all that satanic shit in Watch the Throne but majority didn’t complain, and then with Games album majority complains with this shit.
    Muthafucka the whole goddamn church is blasphemous theses days I give a fuck about Game’s album cover being blasphemous.
    Icons for Jesus are already blasphemy as it is. “Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image”. Besides it could be saying that Jesus is in everyone just like the holy spirit. I believe Jesus was black anyway. And every other idiot here saying Game put Kanye or Wayne on the cover… NO!! just NO!! It’s Game, people. The tear tat, that red star is slightly visible there too, it’s Game himself. So yes Game is depictiong himself as a saint of some kind or maybe even Jesus. I’ve already admitted to myself that this album is gonna go towards a bad direction just like most rap albums these days do, but I will admit it can still have good content and I’m not gonna get all bitchy about a goddamn cover. There’s satanic shit all over the music industry. Do some research or just get over it. This world ain’t changing for the better any time soon.

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    BABA Reply:

    @JK, Satanic stuff on “watch the trone”?? are you kidding me, let me guess your one of the “illuminati” believers right?. GTHOH

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    JK Reply:

    @BABA, let’s say I am, if you know anything about symbolism, it doesn’t matter if one is an “illuminati” believer which is a very weird way of calling people who oppose them if I’m right about you meaning them.
    you don’t have to believe in conspiracy theories to read symbolism, subliminal messaging etc.
    those who can’t read them are quite vulnerable to their effect.

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  32. R to the Sunnie dimondz C

    what in the O__________O Lord have Mecry

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  33. Renegade

    Be open-minded people

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  34. cOmeATMEbRO

    Just another way to get some attention, I guess he got sick of releasing “diss tracks” before every album release.

    But I don’t like this album cover.,

    somebody above said it looked more like a “mixtape” cover and I do agree.

    Game try’s to hard. He makes good music, but his thirst for attention is REAL!

    and he fail’s to realize his “thirst” is what will make the public NOT buy his music.

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  35. da Fan

    This is not contraversy, this is just wrong, and plain disrespect. Go back to the drawing board my nigga, put yr self in that scene or sumthin, but dnt put anything wich myt resemble a fictious image of him

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  36. Itsallthesame

    I guess Game didn’t have anymore names to drop.lol…..

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  37. mack

    Game” you are just lame…the play is too rough,,give respect to whom is due

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  38. Ste tailby

    Let game have what he wants, I don’t see the big fuckin deal what people are makin it out to be,
    It’s a cd cover an what,

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  39. Ste tailby

    Get over it, it’s onley a cover

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  40. DZLIVININTHEGUETTO

    GAME IS F***
    Now you see the true friends and fans
    f*** the worms F*****
    My Religion Is The HIP-HOP
    I Don’t Give a F***
    F*** Everythang & Every Body

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  41. keyboard residue

    young people who makes fun with God or Jesus doesnt have his spirit on the last days

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  42. Flame

    ALL OF YALL NEED TO READ “THE SHACK” ITS A BOOK…..READ IT THEN HAVE AN OPINION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  43. Stephanie

    This is blasphemy…God is not mocked. He’ll pay a price for his foolishness, that’s why I’ve stopped listening to secular music, all these artist are really into the occult these days, mocking Jesus, just on some crazy stuff. BTW Jesus isnt black or white, he’s Jewish! He was born in Israel…Bethlehem.

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  44. jay

    its not really the cover its the lyrics on some of his songs. the cover does disrespect god/jesus, its the lyrics once again because no one knows what god looks like or jesus.
    # the lyrics

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  45. Timotius

    delete this post please!

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  46. T

    anyone stop to think maybe the city on the left is New York and on the right New York after.?

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