feature: the girls rock camp foundation recreate the album covers of their role-models for charity drive

November 3, 2015

Take a look at some iconic album covers, reimagined by the girls of non-profit The Girls Rock Camp Foundation – the camp which offers girls a “fun, supportive, accessible environment to learn about music” (with each camper learning an instrument and forming a band with other campers). The ‘Record Remake Project’ is in support of the non-profit’s end-of-year Fully Funded Girls Rock grant drive (CLICK HERE to support); lensed by photographers Carli Davidson, Holly Andres, Shelby Duncan and Melanie Aron. One of the recreated covers is Janelle Monáe’s ‘Electric Lady’. Describing Monáe, eight-year-old camper Jaiya – who stars as the musician on the pictured cover – is quoted as saying: “She’s like a real-life superhero.” is quoted by Rolling Stone as saying: “She’s like a real-life superhero.” Explore below.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor