Stokeley Clevon Goulbourne, better known by his stage name, “Ski Mask the Slump God” is an American rapper and songwriter. He started his career with XXXTentacion and the Hip Hop group, “Members Only” and later released his own mixtape under the title, “YouWillRegret” which was certified Gold by the RIAA. He has released songs like “Catch Me Outside” and “Babywipe” which earned him much success. Goulbourne’s body is full of tattoos, much like his contemporary rappers. Many of the tattoos that he has on his body are in honor of his fellow rapper, XXXTentacion who was very close to his heart and also helped him start his career as a rapper. Let us take a look at the tattoos that Ski Mask has and the meanings they hold.
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Tattoo: The left side of Slump’s nose contains the number, “777” tattooed on it vertically.
Meaning: Ski Mask got this tattoo in honor of his fellow rapper, XXXTentacion who released a song called, 777 featuring Trunk Kids.
2. Bee Tattoo
Tattoo: Ski Mask has got a tattoo of a Honeybee right on his chin.
Meaning: Ski Mask got this tattoo after releasing his song, “The Bees Knees” and it represents the same.
3. Cross and Revenge Tattoos
Tattoo: The left side of the singer’s face contains two tattoos. The first one is a cross near his eye and the other one is the word, “REVENGE” tattooed on his left cheek.
Meaning: The cross represents the religious views of the rapper.
4. Letters Tattoo
Tattoo: The eyelids of the rapper contain letters tattooed on them. The right one contains the letter, “U” on it and the left one contains the letter, “R” tattooed on it.
Meaning: Both the tattoos together form a part of the sentence, “U R” which is read as, “You are” and goes with the words tattooed under his right eye.
5. Very Rare Tattoo
Tattoo: The words, “VERY RARE” are tattooed on the right side of Ski Mask’s face, just below his eye.
Meaning: This is a motivational tattoo and goes with the letters on his eyelids that make the sentence, “U R VERY RARE”
6. Lips, Arrow, and Scar Tattoos
Tattoo: The right side of his face, just near his “VERY RARE” tattoo contains a red scar tattooed on it. There is also a giant red lipstick mark tattooed on his right cheek. His jawline contains a little arrow that looks like a cursor tattooed on it too.
7. Sacrifice Tattoo
Tattoo: Ski Mask’s forehead, just above his left eye contains the word, “SACRIFICE” tattooed on it.
8. Symbol Tattoo
Tattoo: The front side of the rapper’s neck, right on his throat contains a symbol tattooed on it.
Meaning; The symbol is the symbol of Biological Hazard which the rapper got just because he liked the design.
9. Panther Tattoo
Tattoo: The left side of Ski Mask’s neck contains a tattoo of the face of a panther on it. The panther is growling with its mouth open, showing its sharp teeth.
10. Design on the Right Side of Neck
Tattoo: Ski Mask’s neck contains a strange design tattooed on it on the right side.
Right Arm Tattoos
11. Mask and Bolt Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of his right forearm, just near his wrist contains a tattoo of a mask on it. There are also a few weapons tattooed in the shape of a cross behind the mask. There is also a tattoo of a lightning bolt on the upper side of his wrist. There is a similar one on his other hand too.
Meaning: The mask along with the weapons tattooed behind it is actually the mask that Jason wears while on his killing spree. Ski Mask got this tattoo as it is from one of his favorite films.
12. Moon Cycle Tattoo
Tattoo: The side of his right forearm contains the whole series of different phases of the moon tattooed on it, starting from the crescent moon, then turning to a full one, and then again turning to crescent ones.
13. ‘LIFE IS SHORT’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of his right forearm contains a quote tattooed on it that reads, “LIFE IS SHORT.”
Left Arm Tattoos
14. Death Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of his left forearm contains the words, “Death is Long” tattooed on it.
Meaning: This tattoo goes with the one on his right one which together makes the words, “Life is short. Death is long”. Ski Mask got this tattoo to honor XXXTentacion who died at a young age as they were both very close to each other. There is another tattoo that he got for XXXTentacion as you will find out further.
15. Wing Ridden Angel Tattoo
Tattoo: Just above the other quote on his left forearm are the words, “WING RIDDEN ANGEL” tattooed.
Meaning: Ski Mask got this tattoo too in honor of his friend, XXXTentacion.
16. Insect and Bolt Tattoos
Tattoo: The left hand of the rapper is covered in a large tattoo of an insect with a symbol instead of its head tattooed on it. There is another lightning bolt, similar to the one on his other wrist, tattooed on the upper side of his left wrist too.
Meaning: The symbol in the place of the insect’s head is actually the Yin and Yang from Chinese philosophy which signifies a concept of dualism, describing how opposite or contrary forces are actually complementary and interconnected. The insect tattoo was also done to cover up Ski Mask’s previous tattoo that read, “RIP”
17. Finger Tattoos
Tattoo: Each finger of the left hand of the rapper contains a symbol or a letter tattooed on it.
18. Thigh Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo on the right thigh of the singer which has not yet been fully revealed and remains a mystery still.