Omari Latif Hardwick is a famous American actor, rapper, producer, and well-known podcaster, nowadays. Omari has got a huge fan following owing to his great acting skills and also, his body tattoos. What not many of you know is his love for poetry since childhood. He was an outstanding sportsperson during high school. He used to play baseball, basketball, and football and interestingly, attended the University of Georgia as the result of his football scholarship. His achievements and skills are huge but, in this article, we shall walk you through his body tattoos and their meanings.
“To make your own family is just the most empowering thing ever. It’s the greatest thing you can ever pull off. I’m an addictive personality—like you know Jon, I’ve got about 22 different tattoos—[but] it’s not to the wrong substances that can take me away from remembering my family. I thank God consistently that my addictive nature is only my mom going, “You got another tattoo.”
1. Angel Wings Tattoo
Tattoo: On his back, Omari has got angel wings inked.
Meaning: Angel wings are the symbol of good luck and peace. Angel wings can symbolise multiple other things like conviction, sovereignty, liberation, and security. Also, some people choose angel wings as the way to pay tribute to a close loved one who is no more but, would regard him/her as a guardian angel. It is an important aspect of the Christian faith and belief. It is symbolic of deep belief in Jesus and his blessings and as a reminder to self about your angelic side.
“I believe the tattoo represented my character, James “Ghost” St. Patrick, says Omari.”
2. Wings on Chest
Tattoo: Omari’s angel wings extend to his chest and also include a cross inked on their end tip.
Meaning: Angel wings and a cross represents that Omari is a Christian and holds strong faith in Jesus and his blessings. The Cross is the Holy symbol of Christians. Technically, a cross with angel wings is used to represent a near-death experience that a person might have experienced or might be used to reflect the death of a loved one.
3. Writing on Arm
4. ‘My BROTHERS KEEPER’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right shoulder, Omari has got a tattoo that includes a pair of hands welcoming and meeting each other and tied up via chain. Also, there are words inked that say, ‘MY BROTHERS KEEPER‘.
5. Jesus Christ and Cross Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right bicep, we can see a cross with some modifications. It shows the upper body of Jesus Christ rising up from the cross.
The tattoo represents Jesus Christ on the crucifixion. It shows how Jesus had sacrificed his life for the sake of humanity. The person getting this tattoo is believed to be a firm follower of Jesus Christ and holds deep faith in his blessings apart from the basic symbolism of the tattoo that shows unconditional love and sacrifice.
6. Numbers on Arm
7. ‘ITIS, WHAT IT IS’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Omari’s right arm is wrapped with the writing tattoo that says, ‘ITIS, WHAT IT IS’.
8. Leg Tattoo
9. Portrait on Stomach Tattoo
10. Gates of Heaven Tattoo
Tattoo: On Omari’s left bicep, there is a tattoo of the gate to heaven with angel wings inked on its top.
This is a religious tattoo and is often linked with Christainity. The tattoo often regards the deep faith of the tattoo wearer towards his religion however, many a time it is also used to pay tribute to a loved one who is no more alive but, is dear to the tattoo wearer.
11. Stars on Shoulder Tattoo
Tattoo: There are some stars tattooed across his left upper body, which can be seen on his shoulder, upper arm, and left bicep.
Star tattoos are the most common symbols of guidance, direction, devotion, instinct, desire, hope, and directness.
12. Tattoo on Stomach
13. Turtle Tattoo
14. Three Feathers Tattoo
Tattoo: There are there hanging feathers tattooed on the inner side of his right upper arm.
Meaning: Feathers represent the free-spirited nature of the person. They can also symbolise freedom, courage, strength, and wisdom.
15. Virgin Mary Tattoo
Tattoo: We can see a beautiful portrait of the Virgin Mary on the top left side of his back.
Meaning: The Virgin Mary tattoo is another proof of the fact that Omari holds deep religious beliefs and faith in Christianity and thus, Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary, the ultimate religious figures of their religion.
They symbolize conditional, love, care, and hope in troubled times. Virgin Mary is the representation of a perfectly humble and caring woman who is affectionate, compassionate, and facilitating, more like the one we wish to have in our lives as our motherly figure.
16. Wolf, Ankh, and Raven Tattoo
Ankh, is the famous symbol as per Egyptian hieroglyphic and acts a the token of ‘LIFE’. It may also stand for longevity and other aspects that are desired by human beings like good luck, wealth, passion, peace, fortune.
17. Arm Tattoo
“And though I had but one life to live, you tell them, I lived it like I had nine. Counting crows, passing time, You tell them I was ready, tell Them, I am fine”
18. Writing on Chest
19. Arm Tattoo
20. Chilly Boots Tattoo
On his left leg, Omari is known to hide a tattoo of a tree which is overlapped with the words ‘Chilly Boots.’
Remember something? If you are his die-hard fan, you would know the name!!
Yes, it is the name of one of the songs that was released in 2017 as a part of his album named, Later Decatur.
21. Lion Tattoo
Tattoo: On the backside of his right upper arm, Omari has got the tattoo of the portrait of a lion.
Omari revealed that this lion acts as his symbol of strength and bravery. It is his source of determination. Not forgetting the time when he also mentioned that it is actually is his son, who is also named Brave Hardwick.
22. Writing and Man in Action Tattoo