Birdman’s 11 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Bryan Christopher Williams or Bryan Christopher Brooks, popularly known by his stage name, Birdman is an American rapper, entrepreneur, and record executive. He is the co-founder and face of Cash Money Records. He is also a member of Byg Tymers. Birdman has many interesting tattoos on his body. Let us take a look at what they are and the meanings they hold.


1. Head Tattoos

Birdman head tattoo

Tattoo: There are tattoos of five large stars surrounded by a fade on Birdman’s head. The ones on the sides are red in color whereas the one in the middle is hollow.

Meaning: The stars are the symbol of security and direction. The five-point stars are the symbol of heavenly relationship which a person shares with God.

2. Forehead Tattoos

Birdman Forehead Tattoos


Tattoo: He also has two words tattooed above his eyebrows which read as, ‘CMB’ and ‘MAMA‘ above his right and left eyebrows, respectively. The region between his eyebrows contains a tattoo of a cross.

Meaning: The cross represents his religious views.

3. Face and Neck Tattoos

Birdman face neck tattoo

Tattoo: The middle part of his eyebrows contains a tattoo of the number 6 on it. His right cheek contains a tattoo of a single teardrop and his left cheek contains a tattoo of three teardrops falling from his eye in a line.

4. Neck Tattoos

Birdman Star on the Neck Tattoo

Tattoo: Birdman’s neck also contains the words, Bird Lady tattooed on it along with designs of swirls followed by a big star in the center of his neck.

5. Tattoos on The Right Side of his Face

Birdman RICHGANG and BABS Tattoo

Tattoo: The right side of Birdman’s face contains the letter R, the number, 5, a star and the letter G tattooed on it vertically in front of his ear. Towards the right of this ink lies another word that can be read as ‘BABS’, followed by ‘RICHGANG’. On his right eyelid, there are roman numerals inked as XI, IV.

6. Tattoos on Right Side Of Face

Birdman chilly star tattoo

Tattoo: To the right of his right eye is another tattoo of a red star. There is a tattoo of a red chilly and a black star below his right ear, on his neck. The right side of his head contains the word, “Bronald” tattooed on it.

Meaning: Bronald is taken from the name of the company i.e Bronald Oil & Gas, which is owned by Birdman.

“I didn’t want to take the [head tattoos] off, but I want to take the facials off,” Birdman said. “And I was asking my partner, 50 [Cent]… ’cause he removed his tattoos. So I wanted to go to somebody who can take these tats off my face.”

7. Tattoos on Left Side of His Face

Birdman Left Face Tattoos-

Tattoo: The left side of his face contains a large tattoo of letters, one of them being, BMW. On the top of Birdman’s left eyebrow, there are two more words inked i.e GIV inked in red and another below it inked in light pink.

8. Chinese Tattoo

Birdman chinese symbol name tattoo

Tattoo: The left side of his head contains a tattoo of a Dollar Sign with wings over it. The left side of Birdman’s neck contains a Chinese symbol ink. Below the Symbol is the name, “BABY” tattooed on it.

Meaning: The dollar sign is the logo of his record company, Cash Money Records. Baby is also a nickname that was given to Birdman.

9. Hand Tattoos

Birdman face hand tattoo

Tattoo: Both of Birdman’s hand’s knuckles contain tattoos of droplets. His left hand’s fingers contain the letters, “BMJR” tattooed on them starting from his index and moving towards his pinkie. His left hand contains the words, “Cash Money” tattooed on it. The side of his left hand contains the letter, ‘R’ tattooed on it, once normally and once reversed. His right hand contains the words, “BM Jr” tattooed on it. His right hand’s fingers also contain tattoos of letters.

Meaning: The BM Jr on both of his hands are for his son, for whom he got the tattoos, Bryan Williams Jr. Cash Money is the name of his record company and RR is the name of a fellow rapper who is also Birdman’s close friend.

10. ‘Date and Stars’ Tattoos

Birdman arm tattoo

Tattoo: Birdman’s right arm contains a tattoo of two dates. His upper right arm contains the date, “9.27.82” tattooed on it whereas his lower right arm contains the date, “2.18.89” tattooed on it. His right arm contains various tattoos of red stars done in different sizes.

Meaning: His best friend Lil Wayne was born on 9.27.82, thus the ink shows how closely they both are related. Whereas the stars are the symbolism of Birdman’s divine relationship with God.

11. Body Tattoos

Birdman face body tattoo

Tattoo: Birdman’s whole body is covered in unique tattoos. His neck contains a quote inked on it over which, a large star tattoo has been added now. The middle part of his chest contains the lines, “Ball Till U Die” tattooed on it. His left shoulder contains a tattoo of a portrait of a girl with braided hair. His left pec contains a tattoo of a portrait of a woman holding a child in her arms. Birdman’s right shoulder contains a tattoo of a portrait of a boy. His left pec contains a large tattoo of the portrait of the rapper, Lil Wayne with his name tattooed below him in flames. Birdman’s stomach contains a large tattoo of three other men. His stomach has a tattoo of a portrait of an old man and two young boys wearing caps on either side.  The upper left arm of the rapper also contains tattoos of two Dollar signs along with the Louis Vuitton logo tattooed on it.

There are hardly any shirtless pictures of Birdman making it difficult to make out the portraits.

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