If you have a tattoo, you’re part of a rich cultural history that dates back at least 8,000 years. Where did this practice of body modification come from, and how has its function changed over time?
Gabriel Ramirez, 23, who stalked a 13-year-old girl, tattooed her name all over himself and shot her father while high on drugs, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. He has nearly a dozen tattoos all over his body with the young girl’s name, her birthday and even her address.
The earliest recorded tattoo was found on a Peruvian mummy in 6,000 BC. That’s some old ink! Considering humans lose roughly 40,000 skin cells per hour, how do these markings last? This video explains it all!
Can we talk about Swagg Man for a moment? Don’t worry, we didn’t know who Swagg Man was either until we saw a photo of a blinged-out motherf**ker with a Louis Vuitton pattern head tattoo making its way around the internet. The Paris-based Brazilian-Tunisian rapper who claims to be a millionaire, rides a Lambo and a Bentley, wears Versace but spells it Versacey, and has “Every Day Is My Birthday” etched across his forehead made a visit the ‘Black Ink Crew’ on VH1 to add to his collection of face tattoos. Do you rate or hate his zero f**ks style? Leave your thoughts in our comment section now!
It was a long build up and I had my money on red singlet guy not the mouth running blue dude, but he backed up his shit talking. You gotta give him that. Michael Bay could learn a thing or two about action and character development from this piece. The quality is outstanding.
Is not getting tattooed and being clean skin and neat the new cool thing to do? This dad honestly looks crushed every time he sees them. Some of the comments this video has received have been agreeing with the fathers approach. For example, “Nothing like becoming a degenerate criminal fool the second the needle hits your skin. The only reason I don’t want to see tattoos banned is they are a marking to expose imbeciles.” Where do you stand on this issue? Leave your thoughts in our comment section now!
It would seem as though people are running out of places to tattoo themselves, but now tattooing is now showing up in the dental world. Forget diamond grillz for your mouth, the newest trend is to get a picture on your teeth!
A few of Steve-O‘s die-hard fans showed their commitment with tribute tattoos. Some were lucky enough to get an autograph tattoo by the man himself! Steve-O caught up with those who dared to go under the needle to find out how they liked their tattoos eight years later!
Still hesitating on getting a tattoo because you’re not sure how the tattoo machine’s working on your skin? Check out this footage of a tattoo machine needling the skin during the tattooing process, slow motion matrix style! Shout out to Levi Jessiman for the submission.
A Green Bay business is trying to help former gang members turn their lives around by removing their gang tattoos free of charge. Watch as this guy gets face face tattoos drilled with a laser!
Do you have a messed up tattoo that you need covered up. Maybe Nekkid Nate and the team at Liberty Tattoo can help!