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33 Gangster Rap-Themed Photoshoots

From Bandana-Clad Editorials to Ornate Gangster Lookbooks

— July 19, 2013 — Fashion
For those who love the look of edgy, dark and mysterious gangster rap videos, these editorials take the appeal of thug culture prominent in many hip-hop and rap videos and infuses it into these edgy, gangster photoshoots.

These mobster editorials take inspiration from all areas of gangster culture: dapper fedoras, vintage suits and even classic thug films like Scarface. Whether it's the appeal of being a crook, racking up mad cash, sporting layered gold chains, recklessly driving fast cars or never having to smile, being a gangster seems like a pretty bodacious career option where two days on the job are never the same.

From crook-inspired kid photography to faded gangster shoot, maybe these gangster rap editorials will inspire you to unleash your own hip-hop diva.
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Thug-Style Mommy Raps
Thug-Style Mommy Raps
'The Motherhood' Featuring Fiat 500L is the Best Car Commercial Around
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Thug Car Commercials
Thug Car Commercials
The 'How Much Rap Can You Pack in a Jazz?' Commercial Shows off Spaciousness
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Faded Gangster Shoots
Faded Gangster Shoots
Photographer Anna Victoria Best Captures Obscure Street-Chic Apparel
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Flamboyant Rapper Covers
Flamboyant Rapper Covers
The Janurary 2013 Dazed & Confused Cover Story Stars RiFF RAFF
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Remixed Eclectic Collections
Remixed Eclectic Collections
The Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 2013 Collection is a Mesh of Styles
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Sparkly Gangster Styles
Sparkly Gangster Styles
The Vice 'Glitter's Fun for Girly Thugz' Editorial Showcases Juxtaposition
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Hollywood Gangster Editorials
Hollywood Gangster Editorials
The Freshjive SS 2012 Lookbook is a Throwback to the 1920s
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Badass Children's Eyewear Campaigns
Badass Children's Eyewear Campaigns
Very French Gangsters Recruits Rebellious Youngsters
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Dashingly Retro Menswear Styles
Dashingly Retro Menswear Styles
The Harrods May 2013 Mens Photo Shoot is Influenced by the 1930s
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Gloomy Gangster Fashions
Gloomy Gangster Fashions
The Black Scale 2011 Holiday Collections is Understated but Cool
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Playfully Dapper Celeb Covers
Playfully Dapper Celeb Covers
The Interview Germany June 2013 Issue Stars a Gangster Tobey Maguire
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Gangsta Droptography
Gangsta Droptography
'Bubble' by Rodolfo Goudinho is a Clever Perspective on Gs
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Gangster Dress-Up
Gangster Dress-Up
The Crooks and Castles Summer 2010 Collection is Baby Badass
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Eccentric Gangster Gear
Eccentric Gangster Gear
The Angelos Frentzos Autumn/Winter 2012/2013 Collection is Edgy and Ornate
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Charming Outsiders Photography
Charming Outsiders Photography
The Stray Cats Depesha Magazine Editorial Captures Tough Love
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70s-Inspired Seaside Photoshoots
70s-Inspired Seaside Photoshoots
The Vogue Taiwan 'One Escape' Editorial Stars Iekeliene Stange
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Gritty Gangster Fashiontography
Gritty Gangster Fashiontography
The Ezra Constantine Spring 2010 Campaign Goes Dark
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Ornate Gangster Lookbooks
Ornate Gangster Lookbooks
The Lucy Jay FW 2012 Campaign is Spunky and Fun
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Crook Kidtography
Crook Kidtography
Alex Bartsch Captures Candid Gangster Shots from Around the World
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Retro Gangster Garb
Retro Gangster Garb
The Paul & Joe Fall/Winter Advertorial Features an Abundance of Hats
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Bandana-Clad Editorials
Bandana-Clad Editorials
The Jake Shortall for Hysteria Shoot Has Swagger
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Scarface-Inspired Shoots
Scarface-Inspired Shoots
The Janice Fronimakis Essential Homme Editorial Features Gangster Styles
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Candied Gangster Lookbooks
Candied Gangster Lookbooks
The Married to the MOB SS 2012 Editorial is Spunky and Sweet
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Pet Portrait Lookbooks
Pet Portrait Lookbooks
The Chubby Boob Street Wear Editorial Features Swag and Cute Critters
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Gorgeous Gangster Spreads
Gorgeous Gangster Spreads
The Shoulder AW11 Campaign Brings Biker Glam to the Greenhouse
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Gorgeous Gangster Girl Photoshoots
Gorgeous Gangster Girl Photoshoots
The 'Chola Girl' Series has Sass and Class
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Genealogical-Tailored Menswear
Genealogical-Tailored Menswear
The Berluti 2013 F/W Men's Collection Takes Cues from History
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Studded Gangster Styles
Studded Gangster Styles
The Liu Chang by Elliott Morgan Portrait Series Has Street Swag
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Urban Cultural Gangster Photography
Urban Cultural Gangster Photography
Siouxzen Kang Captures the Chief Designer of House of Malakai
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Chola Jewelry Campaigns
Chola Jewelry Campaigns
The Honey B Gold Summer 2011 Collection is Bold and Gritty
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Retro TV Character Illustrations
Retro TV Character Illustrations
The Game of Thrones 90s-Themed Drawings are Nostalgically Hip
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Modern Mafia Looks
Modern Mafia Looks
You Don't Want to Mess With the Carlo Pignatelli Spring 2011 Collection
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