Yeah, color me confused.

I mean, I love music. Love it to my core and have listened to Nas’ “Illmatic” more times than I can count, but would I tattoo “N-A-S” on my forehead to express just how much I love his work? Hell nah. And yet, some people continue to stamp their bodies with useless tattoos of artists that may or may not be hot a few years from now.

Don’t get me wrong, I have nothing against tats, I’m inked. But I do have everything against face tattoos (that aren’t cultural) and I’m judging even harder if your face tattoo is of anybody’s name, especially a rapper’s.

But that’s exactly what a young LA woman did earlier last week. She strolled into a tattoo shop and wanted Drake’s name on her forehead.Why? She didn’t let on, but the funny thing about the whole situation? The tattoo artist had no idea who Drake even was.

He told Vice: “The funny thing is, I didn’t know who Drake was, I figured it was her hood or some shit, not some goofnugget R&B dude.”

I can’t imagine walking around with a tattoo on my forehead, let alone DRAKE stamped across my dome, but for this young lady…I guess he was “da best.”

Do you have any crazy tattoos you regret? Would you ever get an artists’ name tattooed on you body?

*hat tip to Necole Bitchie

  • Deech

    …wow, that ain’t temporary…smh…

  • Lo

    Lil mama went ham! Don’t understand it, but damn!

  • Lo

    I’m with you Deech. I don’t think it’s real either!

  • http://@clnmike Clnmike

    Worst ideas for a tattoo.

    1- Your name (unless your worried people will not be able to identify the body)
    2- Your boyfriend/girlfriend name, (who will eventually be your ex)
    3- That panther tattoo that looks like it’s climbing up what ever it’s inked on. (everyone has that)
    4- Sports teams (come on son, I love sports to but I aint getting the Knicks tatted on me. they dont pay me jack)
    5- A cross/praying hands/White Jesus/angels/ or anything religious. (chances are you are a habitual sinner and the tattoo will not get you into heaven pack up some shorts and bikini wear. It’s going to be hot were your going)

  • LemonNLime

    I gonna add:

    6. butterfly and/or star tattoos (overdone)
    7. anything written in a Asian character or language that you can’t read (sure you think it say peace and love but it probably says a%* clown)

  • SAA

    I do not have tattoos and have no plans of ever getting any so no I wouldn’t get an artist’s name tattooed on my body. It’s weird cuz that person doesn’t even know who you are/

  • Mimi

    Gonna try again.

    I’d like to add:

    8. Cuss words (I saw a girl with GANGSTA BITCH on her breast)
    9. RIP with the date of your dead homey, boyfriend, girlfriend, baby, mother or father

    Co-sign with LemonNLime about the Asian writing! You know there’s some people walking around with stuff on them that doesn’t even say what they wanted it to say.

  • African Mami

    I would get IDRIS’s name BRANDED on my forehead and buttcheeks. Bump that!

  • TheBestAnonEver, Part 2

    I read the interview with the tattoo artist; I don’t like him. I don’t care that he did the tattoo, it was what she wanted, but he insults her so much in the interview it is a bit alarming.

  • CD86

    I don’t have any tattoos and there is no way in hell I would ever tattoo an artist’s name on me. WTF!

  • apple

    i have a musician’s tattoo (not of there name but a number) but i wouldn’t dream of putting it on my face..she coulda got drake name anywhere but on her face!

    whyyyyyyyy…girl you gone be so sorry…

  • B.Payne

    Let’s add two guns crossing each other and a quoted scripture next to the praying hands

  • B.Payne

    I got Prince’s “symbol” tatted on my naval but that was in the late 90s plus he bacame a legend by mid-80s

  • iQgraphics

    That’s one for the books.

    But ur, I really can’t comment… cuz, like… I have tattoos everywhere… some which include Jimi Hendrix song lyrics so….

    But none on my face. I have lots of freckles so God beat me to the punch on that.

    Hope she gets a Job at the Drake institute or for that company Drakes Cakes… you know… so it’ll seem justified… on some planet…

  • African Mami

    freckles?! Oh miiiiiiiiiiiii gosh! I’ve always WANTED freckles…where can I buy them?!

  • chanela

    @the author

    how the devil do you say “hat tip to nicole bitchie” when you don’t even tell the whole story? you didn’t write that the girl came in ON SOME KIND OF DRUG and how the tattoo artist still went ahead and did the tattoo, called her a crackhead and a you didnt write the whole thing at all.

  • chanela

    another overdone tattoo is the day of the dead sugar skulls and spiderwebs on elbows

  • mahogany

    Haha, agree with you all

  • Trisha

    I’m getting Lil’ Wayne tattoo soon I will try and get it on same spot as this lady.

    good tattoo quotes

  • Nico

    This chick looks like a nut!!!
    I have a tatt w/Asian characters & it says exactly what I wanted…. a chinese man was reading my back on the bus!!!…..

    I do agree you shouldn’t put teams and things on your body.

  • Unnecessary Apostrophes galore!

    The title should read ‘Drake’s name’ not ‘names’.

  • Tracie

    I hope she look good with bangs! Cause she will be in them for the rest of her life after she realize what a STUPID thing she has done.

  • andrea

    Cherries that have been bitten into with a drop of cherry juice hanging from them.

  • c0c0puffz

    Face tattoos should be banned!

  • http://TOOLSONLINEREVIEWS.INFO Yvette Hardnett

    Appreciate you sharing, great blog.Much thanks again. Really Cool.

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