All-star Toronto rapper, actor and authorized loverboy Drake simply revealed his new (and to date, solely) face tattoo by way of a photograph dump on Instagram. Captioned “Sandra Gale” the ink is of none apart from his mom, Sandi Graham’s initials, “sg” in lowercase, previous English font. Drake already flaunts an assortment of tattoos on the common, which features a portrait of his son Adonis, his influences resembling Lil Wayne and Aaliyah, a poorly-aged matching tattoo with an ex and even a mugshot of his father Dennis. The artist’s physique tends to be a group of the entire most formative moments and impactful figures in his life, serving as reminders of the place he got here from and why he retains going.
A tattoo dedicated to his mom shouldn’t be neglected of that equation. Whereas all of us have advanced, probably tumultuous relationships with our moms, Drake has frequently deemed his personal as an important individual in his life, religiously exhibiting her love and appreciation in his music and on social media.“I solely love my mattress and my momma, I’m sorry” on “God’s Plan” is simply the tip of the iceberg. “You and the 6 raised me proper / That shit saved my life” from “You & The 6” is only one different instance of the rapper profusely crediting his mom for being supportive of his music profession rising up. Whereas it has been speculated that the portrait of a blonde lady on his again can be his mom, apparently that wasn’t sufficient to indicate the world how a lot she means to him.
All of Drake’s earlier tattoos have landed on his arms, chest and again, however this one has the standing of being his first face tattoo, sitting proper beneath his left eye. This spot is unmissable; whereas the tattoo is small, the artist presumably needed it to be in a spot that may’t be ignored while you’re face-to-face with him. If there’s one factor the artist needs you to learn about him instantly, it’s that he’s eternally a momma’s boy.
The rapper unveiled his newest tattoo shortly after posting one other tattoo that his father acquired of him on his bicep over 5 years in the past. Drake himself playfully mocked the piece within the caption, however more than likely felt the love nonetheless.
The artist, @_n.a.l additionally shared a clip of him giving Drake his new tattoo, with the person of the hour resting quietly relaxed.
What do you consider Drake’s new ink? Is it a becoming first face tattoo, and would you get a tattoo devoted to the lady who gave you life?