Drake (Getty Images)

Drake‘s highly anticipated third official album, Nothing Was the Same, is due out on September 24th, but he’s already wetting fans appetites with the new LP’s artwork.

On his Twitter account the “Started From the Bottom” rapper released two images, one of himself now and another of himself as a baby with an Afro, which appear to be alternative covers for his album.

Here they are in a single shot:


Of course, Drake is far from the first rapper to take a trip down memory lane with their album covers.

Arguably, Biggie Smalls started the tradition with his seminal masterpiece Ready to Die back in 1994, but since then several other artists have taken the nostalgic route too.

Check out our slideshow of baby pictures that became iconic rap images.