Tyga Responds After “Terrible” Album Cover Receives Backlash Online

24 January 2018, 10:28

Tyga 'Kyoto' Artwork

The rapper shocked fans with the explicit artwork.

Tyga unveiled the artwork for his upcoming album 'Kyoto' yesterday, and the response was mixed to say the least.

While some praised the 'Rack City' rapper for the design - which featured a naked half-woman, half-tiger figure exposing herself - others slammed the "terrible" cover.

The ex-boyfriend of Kylie Jenner enlisted the help of cult Japanese artist Hajime Sorayama, who is known for his detailed, erotic portrayals of feminized robotic-style bodies, to curate the design.

(Warning: The following image contains nudity that may not be suitable for the viewing of younger audiences.)

While fans continued to storm social media in response to the explicit image, Tyga appears to have turned the other cheek.

The GOOD Music signee took to Twitter to post an image of Sorayama proudly displaying a copy of the 'Kyoto' cover, with the designer standing next to a giant naked female robot.

"Legend" he hailed Sorayama in the caption.

Tyga has described 'Kyoto', his sixth solo studio album, will see the Compton native express his "true emotions".

'Kyoto' is set to drop on 16th February.

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