Before You Get a Tattoo of Your Favorite Music Artist, You May Want to See These

(Photo: Niki Norberg via Instagram)

Before You Get a Tattoo of Your Favorite Music Artist, You May Want to See These

So you know it's real (word to Drizzy).

Published June 1, 2017

From the BeyHive and FutureHive to the Rihanna Navy and Nicki Minaj’s Barbz army, it goes without saying that Hollywood’s most elite stars owe much of their acclaim to their devout worldwide fan bases. When stans aren’t engaged in internet wars to defend their fave’s honor or dodging security to jump onstage at concert appearances, it’s likely you’ll find at least one at a tattoo shop. Permanently maintaining stan status, some individuals have upgraded their fan base membership to make sure they’re keeping their favorite music artist near and dear to them through thick and thin (skin) and in life and death — literally.

Check out BET.com’s round up of those who have taken their fandom to the next level — for better and for worse. 

  1. Tupac Shakur

    that time my mom let me tattoo tupac on her 📽

    A post shared by Tattooer | "babyface killa" (@kevin.laroy) on

  2. Kendrick Lamar

    A post shared by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on

  3. 21 Savage
  4. Michael Jackson

    A post shared by Jessey stokking (@jstokking) on

  5. Prince
  6. Future
  7. Even Drake inks his stan status for Aaliyah and Sade Adu

    Tour training

    A post shared by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on

    🇸🇪🇨🇦 "with love Sade' X" @champagnepapi #bishoprotary #nocturnalink #inkeeze #radiantcolorsink #morelife #drake #sorryforblurrypic

    A post shared by Art👈🏼 Tattoo👈🏼Laser👈🏼 (@niki23gtr) on

  8. Desiigner
  9. The Game
  10. The legendary Notorious B.I.G. has a comfortable spot on Rick Ross's back as well

    B.I.G. 🙏🏽

    A post shared by The Boss Rick Ross,Yung Renzel (@richforever) on

  11. Beyoncé
  12. Rihanna
  13. And pictures, like this Nicki Minaj portrait tattoo, can always speak a thousand words...
  14. ...which is what someone should have told these folks.
  15. Cardi B would be proud to know he's a fan forevaaa
  16. And whatever you do, make sure your tattoo artist has the gift of detail – or else

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: Niki Norberg via Instagram)

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