This summer is shaping up to be the battle of the divas of a certain age. After Mariah Carey surprised us last week with the head-scratching title of her 14th album and its birthday suit cover, Jennifer Lopez upped the ante with an even more bananas cover and title.
Lopez revealed the name of her eighth studio album over the weekend, A.K.A., which begs the question: what else are you known as? I mean, Mariah told us she’s (allegedly) called The Elusive Chanteuse, and we already knew Jennifer as JLo, so…
By now you’re probably heard “I Luh Ya Papi,” “Same Girl” and maybe even the new Max Martin-produced “First Love.” But that’s not really the headline here. The cover of the disc due on June 17, is, well … check it out.
— Jennifer Lopez (@JLo) May 5, 2014
According to Billboard, the disc features production from Max Martin and Diplo, and features from Big Sean, Wiz Khalifa and Robin Thicke.