After the Virgil Abloh-designed cover art for Pop Smoke’s posthumous debut album, Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon, hit social media many of the late rapper’s fans expressed their disapproval.
Victor elaborated on his tweets in an Instagram post where he wrote:
“As pop’s label & as his friends/family, it is our obligation to bring his vision to life he wanted virgil to lead creative, we fulfilled his wishes however, unfortunately, he’s not here to give his final approval his fans, are, you know why you love pop your voices are loud and clear he loved his fans and listened to his fans pop and us at victor h e a r d you l o u d and clear – changes will be made see you July 3rd 2020.”
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you were always shootings for the stars and aiming for the moon. everything we talked about is happening, the only thing is you’re not here in the flesh to see it all come together. you wanted Virgil to design your album cover and lead creative.. Virgil designed the album cover and led creative.. we love you and miss you more and more each day ❤️