Jordan Terrell Carter, known popularly by his stage name, Playboi Carti is an American singer, songwriter, and rapper. Playboi is currently signed with A$AP Mob’s AWGE Label and Interscope Records. He released his debut mixtape under his own name in 2017 and his debut album, “Die Lit” in 2018. His second album is yet to be released but is called, “Whole Lotta Red.”Carti’s body adorns many different and interesting tattoos. Let us take a look at what those are and the meanings they hold.
1. A and Butterfly Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of Carti’s chest contains a tattoo of a butterfly. The right pec contains a tattoo of the letter A, inside a circle.
Meaning: The A inside the circle is a symbol of anarchy. This is one of the symbols of the anarchists for their cause, another one is a black flag, which is the reason, Playboi got it on his body. The butterfly is a symbol of change and beauty.
2. Cross, Star, Bunny, and Word Tattoo
Tattoo: The front part of Carti’s neck, on his throat contains a tattoo of an upside-down red cross which has faded a bit. Below the cross, is the word, “LOSER” tattooed. The left side of his neck contains a tattoo of the playboy bunny logo upside down. Below the bunny is a tattoo of a star. The right side of his neck contains a tattoo of the number 9 along with a few letters inked below the number. According to the sources, this tattoo is a homage to the cast on Eddie’s arm from the 2017 movie novel adaptation “It” by Stephen King.
3. V Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of his neck contains a tattoo of the letter “V” on it.
4. Mickey Mouse Tattoo
Tattoo: The right side of Carti’s stomach contains a large tattoo of the cartoon, Mickey Mouse, along with the word, “ALONE” tattooed beside Mickey.
Meaning: While growing up, Mickey was his favorite cartoon character so he got it tattooed on his body. “Alone” represents how he likes to be alone and does not trust people very much.
5. Bad Religion Tattoo
Tattoo: The middle of his stomach, a little to the left contains a tattoo of a Cross which has been crossed out with the words, “Bad Religion” tattooed above it. The left side of his stomach contains the letters, “H M C” tattooed on it vertically.
Meaning: The HMC refers to a song that he released along with Lil Uzi Vert, titled, “Woke Up Like This (HMC ‘I Think They Like Me’)”.
6. Moon, Star, and Goat Tattoo
Tattoo: Just above his bad religion tattoo is a tattoo of a Crescent Moon alongside a tattoo of a star. The lower part of his stomach contains a tattoo of the face of a Goat on it.
Meaning: The goat is a tattoo of the Sabbatic Goat or the Satanic Goat, also known as Baphomet. The Moon tattoo is there for growth and attainment. The star represents the fight against the darkness as it lights up the night sky.
7. A and Logo Tattoo
Tattoo: The left shoulder of the singer contains another large tattoo of an A inside the head of a skull. Below the skull, just above his elbow contains a design tattoo of a logo.
Meaning: The A inside the skull is another tattoo of the Anarchist group. The logo near his elbow is the logo of HIM which is a Finnish Gothic Rock Band that Playboi is a huge fan of.
8. Mickey, Word, Heart, Bunny Tattoo
Tattoo: The left hand of the rapper contains a large tattoo of the face of Mickey Mouse with the words, “S.E.X” and “ALONE” tattooed inside each of his ears. Just above the Mouse is the tattoo of the word, “SLAYER” on it. To the right of the face of Mickey is a small tattoo of a broken heart in red ink. The area above his thumb contains a tattoo of the playboy bunny.
Meaning: Mickey Mouse is his favorite cartoon character and Slayer is a word that he would use to describe himself. The broken heart was tattooed as he failed in his previous relationship and the playboy bunny is also a design which he likes. The Playboy bunny is also the inspiration for his stage name, “Playboi Carti”. The word ‘Slayer’ is the band logo.