Is The Game's Jesus Piece Album Cover Blasphemous?

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marrygamethumb Is Compton rapper the Game's album cover for his upcoming Jesus Piece project blasphemous? That's certainly ...

Is Compton rapper the Game's album cover for his upcoming Jesus Piece project blasphemous? That's certainly what plenty of people will be asking when they take a look at its artwork (see below).

The Game was baptized in 2011 and the cover for his new album is styled after a stained glass window. It depicts an African-American Jesus Christ (that's ain't so bad) that is wearing a red bandana that covers the lower portion of his face. The Lord and Savior posing as a Blood gang member? That may not be the best of looks. He is also rocking and pointing to a gold "Jesus Piece" and in the background are also palm trees and "kush" symbols as well as "JP" logos styled after the iconic Louis Vuitton monogram.

The "S" in the Jesus Piece title is also made to look like a "5," denoting that this is the Game's fifth, and allegedly final album on Interscope records. Jesus Piece is due out sometime in December, while the Game's VH1 reality show, Marrying The Game, which chronicles his upcoming wedding to longtime girlfriend Tiffney Cambridge, debuts November 19th.

So is this creative visual art and freedom of speech, or is the Game going to have hell to pay? Let us know where you stand in the comments.

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  • Daddydammit

    That's just ignorant. Tacky.

  • chanelonmyfeet

    No its not blasphemous. Skating on a thin line yes.... but that's what art does, push boundaries. It's Artist expression. Irony in it somehow connects artistically the power of the blood of Jesus to "bloods" gang affiliation. sacrafice, following Christ who shed his "blood" (if I'm not reaching lol) . Also the ethnic Jesus is a more accurate depiction than the caucasion Jesus. Jesus Christ no doubt lookedo more like this than the brainwashed european version. Anyone who knows their history and geography can make an intelligent *****essment / knows that Jesus couldn't have been white blonde haired with blue eyes. Even the word of God describes him as bronze complexion with hair like lambs wool. I Love the cover!!

    • dolls

      I love it too!

    • Jesus Is On The Way Back

      It is blasphemous!! This is terrible.. This is art to a moron.. To a normal brained person this is just garbage.. Game knows this is blasphemous and that controversy sells.. Mark 8:36 & Matthew 16:26..

    • http://twitter.com/lavery036544 Keith Avery

      It's not the black Jesus potna, I believe its the red bandana that draws the attention forreal. That's just me though, I've been wrong several times before.

    • jazz

      Yes it is very blasphemous you must have not heard the album the whole album is

  • WAKE UP

    DUDE HAS PUT JESUS IN THE CATEGORY OF WORSHIPING A PAGAN GOD "BLOODS" ARE YOU KIDDING ME ,THIS SHOWS THE LACK OF KNOWLEDGE WITH PEOPLS

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Cindy-Mullenax/100003197254723 Cindy Mullenax

    THAT IS TACTLESS AND DISRESPECTFUL, It makes JESUS look Materialistic and OBVIOUSLY GAME DIDN'T TAKE HIS BAPTISM SERIOUSLY OR IS JUST FLAT-OUT DOESN'T GET A CLUE...I KNOW I WILL NOT LISTEN TO IT!!!

  • http://twitter.com/Aringr Angela R. Ingram

    My advice for him is the read and study and meditate on Galatians 6:7-8 I will even give him the amplified version so that he can get the full understanding of it. 7 Do not be deceived and deluded and misled; God will not allow Himself to be sneered at (scorned, disdained, or mocked by mere pretensions or professions, or by His precepts being set aside.) [He inevitably deludes himself who attempts to delude God.] For whatever a man sows, that and that only is what he will reap.8 For he who sows to his own flesh (lower nature, sensuality) will from the flesh reap decayand ruin and destruction, but he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life. So Mr. Game, stop trying to draw attention to the world with this ridiculous image.

    • ReallyDoe

      Amen

  • http://twitter.com/lavery036544 Keith Avery

    Maaaaaaan, that's like trying to sing a Marvin Gaye remake, attempting is not exactly against the law, but highly frowned upon. Consider the source & the economy, whatever it takes I guess.

  • http://twitter.com/lavery036544 Keith Avery

    Amen Sistah, I am honored to be your first follower.

  • Diana

    Just let me say that this is NOT Christ, because *****ody knows how he's looked like.

    • Fatima

      Thank you .

  • Dat man

    Dats not dat bad at least its not a demon pic u know

  • Realistic

    This whole believing-without-proof theology is crap. I mean where does it stop. If the bible told people that to believe that Shaka Zulu is God, ONLY blacks would believe that! White wouldn't! They would write a different bible with--wait for it--.............A WHITE GOD. Brilliant!

  • Eric

    It's art. Get over it.

  • J2dubs

    It is art but it is also disrespectful. Damn illuminati is everywhere trying to mock & eradicate religion & people's beliefs. Tupac or Makaveli did a crucified Tupac album cover too but he at least explained himself on it.

  • GodsCreation_777

    All I know is all these people will have to answer to the Most High. Whether you believe it or not, the truth is still the truth. Jesus Christ's name should be held with the utmost respect and should never be used in vain. This is pure disrespect. Smhh...

  • jesus died for a sinful world

    lets all prey for him, may god truely in deed touch his heart. And have mercy on him.. For God cannot be mock!!

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