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These 23 classic art/rap lyrics mash-ups will shatter your world

I wonder if those classic artists could ever have predicted this level of greatness.

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Have you ever been to an art museum, bored out of your mind? Or let’s say you love classic art – do you regularly listen to rap hits too? They seem counterintuitive, but Fly Art Production’s Instagram account is proving us all wrong.

Their bio keeps it simple: “Rap lyrics on paintings.”  Yet, such a simple concept mixed with stunning typography makes for a really awesome project. They even sell prints and t-shirts, so the art & hip hop lover in you can own all the Rap x Art merch your heart desires.

Here are some of our favorites.

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I’M GORGEOUS Portrait of Françoise (1946), Pablo Picasso / Canal St., A$AP Rocky

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VICE, IDFWU The triumph of virtue over vice (1556), Paolo Veronese/ IDFWU, Big Sean ft. E-40

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You can stand under my Umbrellas in the rain (1899), Maurice Prendergast / Umbrella, Rihanna

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Me, myself and I at the piano At the piano (1908), Childe Hassam / Me, myself and I, Beyoncé

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Are you responsible? Sunlights in cafeteria, Edward Hopper / Are You That Somebody, Aaliyah

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DONT ACT LIKE YOU FORGOT Cleopatra (1888), John William Waterhouse / BBHMM, Rihanna

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Favorites in pink Lovers in pink (1916), Marc Chagall / Favorite, Nicki Minaj ft. Jeremih

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Shayan Farooq

Shayan Farooq

Shayan was creating mini documentaries profiling Pacific Asian artists for the USC Pacific Asia Museum of Pasadena. You can follow her on Twitter, but not in real life.

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