Monica Brown is an American singer who rose to fame in the 90s with albums, including The Boy Is Mine (1998), After the Storm (2003), The Makings of Me (2006), and Still Standing (2010). She is truly a trendsetter and has already inked a good collection of body art designs. According to her, tattoos are not just only the body inks but they hold significant meanings by the ones who get them inked on their body. Scroll down to see her tattoos and the meaning behind them.
1. The Scorpion Queen
Tattoo: Inked letter “m” on her right wrist.
Meaning: The tattoo represents the symbol of her zodiac sign “Scorpio.”
2. Jesus Christ Tattoo
Tattoo: Inked Jesus Christ’s face with thorny vines around it on her upper left arm. She has had more than many modifications done to his tattoo. Initially, she had the word “knot” above Jesus Christ’s tattoo; as it was the nickname of her Ex-boyfriend, Jarvis Weems who committed suicide in 2000. A few years later, she covered the “knot” tattoo with 4 roses. She also covered it with tribal stripes, but later she inked a frame of thorny vines around it.
Meaning: According to her, “I feel connected to Jesus. When I wake up in the morning, I want to see him being there…Even if I’m taking a shower I want to feel his presence. Permanent inking of Jesus Christ has strengthened her faith.” She further added, “I would look at my arms, even when I showered, and I would get this level of strength that I couldn’t explain to other people,” she said. “I wear it proudly at this point now.”
3. Brother’s Name
Her younger brother’s name “Montez” inked just below her Jesus Christ tattoo on the upper left arm. Moreover, it’s also the middle same of her son, Romelo Montez Hill.
4. A Pair Of Double Hearts
Tattoo: A pair of red colored double hearts on her right wrist.
Meaning: This tattoo represents the connection that she has with her loved ones.
5. Hebrew+Chinese Tattoo
Tattoo: The nape of Monica Brown is inscribed with the name “Edna” and in different languages.
Meaning: The Hebrew word “Edna” is written in English and Chinese, which means “pleasure.”
6. Floral Back
Tattoo: A floral design tattoo on her lower back.
Meaning: This tattoo represents love, hope, and beauty.
7. Love Tattoo
The word “Love” written on her left hand.
8. Rose & Chain Tattoo
Her left leg is inked with a greyscale rose and a chain wrapped around it.
9. Sons Name
The first name of her sons “Rodney Ramone Hill III” and “Romelo Montez Hill” inscribed on her left leg.
10. Praying Hands Tattoo
A tattoo of two praying hands on her left leg.
11. Flower Tattoo
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I always tell young women this is the position your legs should be in when you handle your business !! You have the knowledge , power & creativity to do all things … I say with all due respect & zero judgement , that any short cut will eventually get you cut!! Use your mind … No one can take that!! Like I tell Laiyah #CrissCrossApplesauce Now go be a BOSS #WomensEmpowerment #ImEveryWoman 🖤MONICA🖤
She has a big tattoo of multicolored roses with leaves on her right thigh.
12. Son’s Name
Just below the flower tattoo on her right thigh, she has inked the name of her son “Rodney.”
13. Hubby’s Name
Tattoo: The left wrist of Monica is inked with the name of her husband “Shannon” and a heart-shaped lock.
Meaning: The heart with a keyhole describes how her husband holds the key to her heart.
14. Daughter’s Portrait
Her daughter Laiyah Shannon Brown’s portrait on her right bicep, who was born in September 2017. Monica inked this tattoo in January 2017, when Laiyah was 3 years old. This tattoo was inked by Luke Dyson at The Lab Tattoo in Miami.
15. Hubby’s Initials
The first letter of each word of her husband’s full name “Shannon Brown” on her right rib.
16. Former Lover And Sons Name
She has inked the names of her two sons “Romelo” and “Rodney” and her Ex-fiance “Rocko” on her right shoulder.
17. Mama’s Photo
Her mother’s portrait, her name “Marilyn,” and hearts around the portrait were inked on her right forearm. Monica inked this tattoo in the summers of 2017 when she was spending her holidays in Miami. She inked this tattoo from Luke Dyson at The Lab Tattoo. Originally posted to Instagram, Monica had explained that “This is one of my favorite pictures of my mother from 1982. She isn’t a body art person. She will surely tell me I’m nuts. LOL I’m overjoyed at the turn out!! Exactly like the pic. SHE really is EVERYTHING to me.”
18. Mama’s Name
She has also inked her mother’s name “Marilyn” on her right wrist.
19. Back Of The Left Ear Tattoo
She has inked her daughter’s name “Laiyah” on the back of the left ear.
20. Back Of The Right Ear Tattoo
She has inked the initials of a name and a pair of red colored hearts on the back of the right ear.