Jazz Ishmael Butler who is professionally known as Lil Tracy is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He began his career at the mere age of 14 years and came to be known with the name Yung Bruh. However, he had to change his name when he realized there was another artist using ‘Yung Bruh’ after his name. Tracy shared a very close bond with late, Lil peep and also, had many collaborations with him. Just like other rapper artists, Lil Tracy’s body is adorned with a huge number of tattoos. Let us see what tattoos he has and the stories behind them.
1. ‘Panda’ on Abdomen Tattoo
Tattoo: There is an outlined panda grazing on grass inked on the lower right side of his abdomen. No clear images are available for this tattoo as he never revealed it publically except for the interview where he once revealed all his body inks.
2. Angel with wings Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left arm there is a baby angel with wings tattooed. In his interview, he said that this is some kid’s face whose name he doesn’t remember.
Meaning: Angels are the symbol of good luck and also, they are the symbol of messengers of God and act as the guardian angel for the person. People with strong religious views and faith usually get this tattoo inked. He got this tattoo inked in the year 2016.
3. ‘Castles’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right forearm there is a tattoo that says, ‘Castles’ followed by a complete picture a big castle under it.
Meaning: Regardless of the size and design of the castle inked on the person’s body, they are the means of representing the person’s strength, power, and stability.
“I got this tattoo which combines two projects that I did with Pete.”
4. ‘Angel wings’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his neck towards the front side, we can see a pair of angel wings.
Meaning: Angel wings are another means of representing your closeness to God and seeking his blessings. Lil Tracy is undoubtedly a religious person as is clear from his body tattoos. His strong belief in God and his destiny is the reason he decided to go for angel wings, in order to feel himself quite close to God and thus, expect good luck in life.
5. ‘Tekken Character’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Tracy’s right inner forearm is tattooed with a female character which is seen wearing a shirt and a short skirt.
Meaning: He revealed in his interview that this girl is the Tekken Character named, Jacques Xiao Yu. She was her childhood crush and he liked her a lot, back then. Tekken is actually a Japanese media franchise which is based on video and arcade games and thus, this tattoo is the portrait of one of the player character from the same.
“This is my favorite Tekken Character, her name is Jacques Xiao Yu. I use to like her since childhood, I had a kind of crush on her.”
6. ‘Barbed Wire’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Just below his castle tattoo he has got the barbed wire inked.
Meaning: Barbed wire represent the person’s difficulty of being stuck up somewhere, more specifically it represents the time spent in the prison. However, Lil Tracy got it inked just for the safety of his castles’ tattoo.
“I got this barbed wire to ensure the safety of the tattoo above it. To lock the project in it.”
7. ‘Butterfly’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his upper right arm we can see a colored butterfly tattoo.
Meaning: Butterfly is the symbol of new beginnings in life. However, Lil Tracy claims to have got this butterfly tattoo just because he found it too cute to be ignored
“This I thought was cute so I got it.”
8. ‘Kitty’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right hand, there is a small kitten’s face tattooed. Kitty tattoo is the symbol of good luck, intelligence, and also the symbol of rebirth. It might also represent the love for a deceased cat or kitten
9. ‘Ship on left-hand’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left hand, Tracy has got the tattoo of a cruise ship inked.
Meaning: Ship tattoos are the symbol of representing current life situations. However, they can also represent the new beginnings and journeys of life. Most commonly people believe the ship inks to be the symbol of good luck and so is the case with Lil Tracy.
10. Right Hand Skull
Tattoo: On the right hand, Lil racy has a skull tattoo which can be seen biting a red heart. The tattoo has a banner above and below it which contains the words, ‘LOVE DIES HARD’ written, simultaneously.
11. ‘Little sheep’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Lil Tarcy’s left upper arm is inked with a cute looking baby sheep.
Meaning: Sheep is considered to be the symbol of regeneration, purity, and victory of good by overcoming difficulties of life.
12. Chest Tattoo
Tattoo: The major portion of his chest is inked with birds, one on each side. On the right side we can see an owl whereas, on the left, there is another chirping bird inked in the flight mode.
13. ‘Grim Reaper’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The inner side of Lil Tracy’s left forearm is covered with a huge tattoo of Grim Reaper.
Meaning: Grim Reaper tattoo is used as the symbol of death. However, they can also symbolize good luck, courage, and bravery of the wearer. Most commonly people get Grim reaper tattoos in the memory of the dear ones who are no more.
14. Animated Character Tattoo
“I do not remember the character.”
15. Skeleton holding Rose
Tattoo: Tracy’s left bicep is covered with a skull that is seen holding a rose in its mouth.
Meaning: Skull with a rose tattoo symbolizes the dual nature of this universe i.e. Life and Death. Skull is the symbol of death and evil whereas, the rose symbolizes life, peace, love, and affection. Thus, collectively, they are used as the symbol of two opposite aspects of life i.e. the struggle between good and bad, evil and good, and beautiful versus ugly.
16. ‘Dog’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Tracy’s left bicep is covered in a very intricate design which is actually a dog tattoo.
Meaning: When asked in an interview, Lil Tracy revealed that he just wanted a tattoo from that tattoo artist since he was so good and thus, the artist tattooed his own dog on Tracy’s body.
17. ‘Omen Moon’
Tattoo: Lil Tracy’s left mid arm is inked with an omen moon tattooed.
Meaning: Omen moon symbolizes the moon on the lunar eclipse nights. Moon tattoos symbolises the beauty of nature and enlightenment. However, the omen moon is the symbol of regeneration, immortality, and the darker side of the universe, itself.
18. ‘Lil Peep’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the center of his eyebrows Lil Tracy has got the Lil Peep’s tattoo.
Meaning: Lil Tracy got this tattoo in the honor of Lil Peep who was an American Rapper and singer. Lil Peep expired on 15 November 2017 due to drug overdose.
19. ‘Coko’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right cheek he has got the tattoo which says, ‘Coko’.
Meaning: Coko is Lil Peep’s mother (Coko Clemens’) stage name. She has been the lead singer of the American R&B vocal trio Sisters With Voices. Lil Tracy shares a very close bond with his mother and has many times accepted her to be his life support system.
“My mom’s stage name, she was a singer, I love so I got this inked.”
20. ‘Cross’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Under his left eye we can see it cross liked.
Meaning: Cross tattoo is the symbol of one’s religious belief and faith. Lil Tracy got this tattoo because Soulja Boy has the same tattoo. Soulja Boy is another American Rapper and Tracy’s favorite too. This cross was Lil Trac’s first body tattoo.
“Because Soulja boy has it and he is my favorite rapper. This was my first tattoo.”
21. ‘Anarchy’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Under his right eye, Lil Tracy has got the Anarchy symbol tattooed.
Meaning: Anarchy is the protest against the normal set routine and set of rules. Anarchy symbol tattoo symbolizes the person’s disagreement with the set rules and beliefs. However, Tracy claimed that this tattoo relates to the fact that once he was going to make an album named Anarchy but, he never made it.
“I was going to make an album named Anarchy, but, I never did it because I was fucking crazy.”
22. Neck Tattoo
Tattoo: On the left side of his neck, Tracy has got a tattoo which is a heart made of the bared wire. On its inside, we can see the word, ‘FADE’. Lil Tracy never revealed as to why he got this tattoo however, he said this is one ink which he doesn’t like at all.
23. Ex’s Name in Arabic
Tattoo: On the inner side of his right wrist Tracy has got the name of his ex-girlfriend inked in Arabic.
24. ‘SOLO PEEP with heart’ Tattoo
Across the knuckles of his bother hands, Lil Tracy has got the word, ‘SOLOPEEP’ inked along with a tiny heart.
25. Armoured Horse Tattoo
Tattoo: On his stomach, there is an armored horse inked which has been inked red in shade.
Meaning: The armored horse symbolizes that the person is courageous, and considered himself well equipped with all the strength needed to overcome the barriers in his life.
26. ‘Barbed Wire’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Above his right eyebrow we can see the barbed wire tattoo. It goes down towards the right side vertically.
Meaning: Barbed wire is the symbol of the person’s ability to overcome the difficulties of life or maybe to represent any time spent in prison. and also, to represent the past phases where he or she gained the victory.
27. ‘Cat Faced Clock’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a cat-faced hanging clock inked such that the clock is structured on the stomach of the cat.
28. Chest Tattoo
Tattoo: On his chest, there are two sad faces facing each other inked on his chest. The faces are more in the form of the masks and have been inked in the outlined form.
29. ‘Fox’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the inner side of his right bicep there is a tattoo of an orange-colored fox.
Meaning: Fox is not only the symbol of wickedness, cunning attitude but, also symbolizes sexuality and femininity. They are also used as the symbol of well being, and growth in life.
30. ‘Desire’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Desire’ inked above his left eyebrow.
31. ‘Dalmatian’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right forearm he has got the portrait of a Dalmatian dog tattooed.
32. ‘Couple’ Tattoo
Tattoo: A boy and a girl of average age are inked around the area covering his right bicep.
33. ‘Evil Unicorn’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left forearm, there’s a unicorn inked.
Meaning: Unicorn is considered to be the symbol of peace, courage, endurance, and heroism.
34. Skeleton on Hand Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right bicep, there is another skull inked.
Meaning: Skull is the symbol of evil and death.
35. ‘Red Roses’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On the center of Corey’s neck we can see three vertically inked roses.
Meaning: Roses are the symbol of love and romance.
36. Left Arm Tattoo
Tattoo: Near his left wrist there is an animated character inked which seems to be like a flying bat.
37. Knee Tattoo
38. Lucy Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a devil-like character inked on his arm which Tracy claims to ‘Lucy’. However, the tattoo is actually the devil-Lucifer who was once an angel(as believed by people) but later, turned into a devil when he defied God. This tattoo is symbolic of Tracy’s religious beliefs i.e. ‘Christianity’.
39. Tiger Tattoo
A very light shaded portrait of the tiger can be seen on his left forearm.
40. Self Portrait Tattoo
Tattoo: Towards the left side of his abdomen, Tracy has got his own animated portrait inked.
41. ‘SINNER’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his abdomen, there is a tattoo of the word, ‘SINNER’.