Paweł Ryszard Mikołajuw is better known as Popek Monster. He is a rapper and MMA fighter by profession. Popek is famous for his weird acts and behaviors like getting his eyeballs inked or is known to be the Wildest Rapper on the planet. He’s known for having his face scarred, his eyes tattooed, or being hung on hooks for the video of Pain be My Guest. Popek has got multiple tattoos on his body from top to bottom. Let us explore them.
“Then most of the time I was tattooed by an acclaimed artist, Robson from Krakow, then a lot of work was done for me by Kamil Mocet in London, also by neck. 30% of my tattoos were made by Kamil and the rest by Robson. Tattoos on my palms did Davee.
1. ‘Cross and Portrait’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Popek’s left upper thigh is inked with a portrait and a tiny cross.
Meaning: The portrait has never been revealed by him. Cross tells us about his religious beliefs and faith in Christianity and Jesus Christ.
2. Cross Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left pec, Popek has got a Celtic cross tattooed. Also, inside the cross is the letter ‘A’ inked.
Meaning: The Celtic Cross‘ is considered to be a traditional cross design that features the cross formed around the intersection of the arms and stem. It is considered to be the symbol of knowledge, strength, power to face the challenges and difficulties of life.
3. Finger Tattoo
3. Foot Tattoos
4. Hand Tattoo
5. Hand Tattoos
6. Bicep Tattoo
Tattoo: Popek has got his left shoulder com[letely tattooed in black. The design is actually a tribal tattoo.
7. Bicep Design Tattoo
8. Neck tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of Popek’s neck going upwards from his chin is covered with a beautiful natural environment scene. It shows bushes, stems, pine trees, and some flying birds.
The tattoo represents his love for nature, natural beings, and the worth of freedom and independence in his life. Birds symbolize the yearning to be free and courageous.
9. Left Hand Tattoo
10. Leg Tattoos
11. Eye Tattoo
Popek has got the whites of his eyes dyed blue in color.
It came from the television program “Tabu”, in which I saw Kobra – my future executioner. After watching this episode, I knew I had to do it. It started with a smiley face, I saw him make scarification and I knew I wanted one too. I made the first scar on my face. After talking to him, I learned that he was also doing a tattooing procedure for the eyes and I knew immediately what my next move would be. It was a very strange ride when it comes to the level of pain, it does not fit on any scale. After the surgery, I was blind for a month.”
“The pain started the day after,” Popek reveals after the tattoo. “I can compare the pain to someone putting cigarettes in my eyes. I can’t sleep and I am crying all day.”
12. ‘Mike’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left inner forearm, Popek has got a huge tattoo of a mike inked.
Meaning: The ‘Mike’ tattoo enhances his love for music and also his profession since he is a well-known rapper that we already know.
13. Writing on Neck
14. ‘OUTLAW’ Tattoo
15. Right Arm Tattoo
16. Leg Tattoo
17. Right pec Tattoo
18. Robotic Skull Tattoo
Tattoo: On his right hand, there is a colorful robotic skull inked.
Meaning: Skull is the symbol of death and evil. However, this artistic tattoo just symbolizes Popke’s love for spooky things and spooky tattoos.
19. Stomach Tattoo
20. Left Forearm Tattoo
Tattoo: TEAM TITAN is tattooed on his left forearm.
21. Forearm Writing
22. Right Bicep Tattoo
“I got my first tattoo at the age of 16 on my right shoulder. It was created in a studio in Świnoujście. I made a skull through which a colorful cobra came out. I quickly realized that color is not what interests me in the tattoo, so I covered it.”
23. Stomach Belt Tattoo