Tyga’s 36 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Micheal Ray Stevenson is best known by the name Tyga (a backronym for Thank you God always). He is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, and television personality. He has faced a lot of legal issues especially of fraud and breach of privacy of women where he had shown their naked bodies in his videos contrary to the pact when he promised that he would not reveal. He gained popularity through his debut album “Coconut Juice”. Besides his outstanding career, Tyga has always been into the limelight for being the tattoo addict. There are hardly any visible portions on his skin. Let us see what tattoos he has that adore his body totally.  


“When I was 14 till 17 I was really tattoo crazy. I used to go twice a week for getting tattooed. Since then it all began and then It never stopped.”


1. Pair of Sparrows on Shoulders

Tyga Sparrows Tattoo

 Tattoo: There are sparrows tattooed on Tyga’s shoulders, each on one with their faces inked towards the inner side.

Meaning: This tattoo symbolizes the conquering of love in life.



Tattoo: Tyga’s left and right bicep are tattooed with the words, ‘GREATEST LEGEND’.

Meaning: Tyga calls his arms as legendary arms with huge meaningful tattoos but as per his profession, he considers himself the Greatest Legend of his kind.

3. Jack Tattoo

Tyga Jack Tattoo

Tattoo: Jack’s face tattoo is inked on Tyga’s left wrist.

“One of my favorite movies when I was growing up. I have always looked it upside down all my life, I do not know I it looks otherwise.”

4. Dragon on right Arm Tattoo

Tyga Dragon Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a large dragon covering the inner part of Tyga’s right arm.

Meaning: Dragons are the symbol of power and wisdom.

5. Microphone, Star, Rose Tattoo

Tyga Microphone, star and Rose Tattoo

Tattoo: The outer side of Tyga’s right forearm is tattooed with a microphone, a rose, and also a star that is inked near his elbow.

Meaning: Microphone is clearly representable of his love for music and respectively his career, whereas the star tattoo received as the source of guiding an individual in life as the guiding light in all phases of darkness and difficulties.

6. ‘Kylie’ Tattoo

Tyga KYLIE Tattoo

Tattoo: On the inner side of his right bicep, Tyga has the tattoo of his ex-girlfriend (Kylie Jenner’s) first name, ‘kylie’ inked.

7. Flames on Left ARm

Tyga Left Arm Tattoos

Tattoo: The whole of Tyga’s left forearm is inked with flames.

Meaning: Flames are the symbol of destruction, wisdom, knowledge, and light.

8. ‘Young Money’ Logo

Tyga Money Symbol Tattoo

Tattoo: On Tyga’s left arm there is a tattoo that shows the logo of Young Money Records.

Meaning: Young Money Entertainment is a rap record label founded by Lil Wayne

9. ‘VIETNAM’ Tattoo

Tyga VIETNAM Tattoo

Tattoo: ‘VIETNAM’ is inked on the outer side of Tyga’s right forearm.

“I do not have any favorite tattoo but yes, when I look at the VIETNAM tattoo, I am very fond of that, my mom was born there.”

10. Roaring Tiger

Tyga Roaring Tiger Tattoo

Tattoo: A roaring tiger is inked on Tyga’s left shoulder. Tiger tattoos represent a person’s confidence, strength, and fearlessness.

11. Jerry Tattoo of his own

Tyga Crazyhead Smiley

Tattoo: His right upper arm is inked with a crazy smiling head which Tyga claimed in one of his interviews to be the Jerry Tattoo of himself.

12. ‘CAIRO’ Tattoo

Tyga CAIRO Tattoo

Tattoo: On his right forearm there is  tattoo of the word, ‘CAIRO’.

Meaning: Cairo is the name of Tyga’s son, “King Cairo Stevenson“.

13. ‘tYGA’ Tattoo

TYGA Name Tattoo

Tattoo: The outer side of Tyga’s right forearm is tattooed with the word, ‘tYGA’.

Meaning: ‘tYGA’ is the stage name for Micheal Ray Stevenson. Itis the backronym for (Thank you God always).

14. ‘RAP$TAR’ Tattoo

Tyga RAPSTAR Tattoo

Tattoo: Tyga’s left forearm is tattooed with the word, ‘RAP$TAR’.

Meaning: RAP$TAR is the title of one of the songs sung by Tyga.

15. Eagle on Right Shoulder

Tyga Bird on Shoulder Tattoo

Tattoo: On the top right of Tyga’s right shoulder there is a flying bird inked which actually an eagle.

Meaning: Eagle tattoo is received to depict the power and confidence of the receiver.

16. Bible Verse On the right shoulder

Tyga Bible Verse Tattoo (2)

Tattoo: There is a verse from Bible tattooed on Tyga’s right shoulder. In one of the interviews, he said that it is the Bible Verse 16 which goes as, “Keep me safe, O God, for in you I take refuge. I said to the LORD, “You are my Lord; apart from you I have no good thing.” As for the saints who are in the land, they are the glorious ones in whom is all my delight. The sorrows of those will increase who run after other gods.”


17. ’80 BABE’ Tattoo

Tyga 80 BABE Tattoo

Tattoo: On the left side of his neck, there is another tattoo on the base which says, ’80 BABE’.

Meaning: This is a tattoo that Tyga claims to have received in the tribute to the fact that he was born in the ’80s, and to our proof he was born on 19 November 1989.

18. Roses on Neck

Tyga Roses on Neck Tattoo

Tattoo: There are a couple of red roses inked on the right side of Tyga’s neck.

Meaning: Roses are the symbol of love.

19. ‘only god can judge me’ Tattoo

Tyga Cross Tattoo

Tattoo: Towards the left side of his neck, there is a line tattooed which says, ‘only god can judge me’.

Meaning: This phrase suggests that Tyga is not afraid of any of his actions and is not bothered about the way people judge him for he only believes in one soul i.e God. This is his second tattoo depicting his strong belief in God.

20. Tiny Cross

Tyga Cross, Flames Tattoo

Tattoo: There is also a tiny cross inked above the phrase which is another depiction of Tyga’s strong beliefs and religious faith.

21. Mother’s Name

Tyga Mother Name Tattoo

Tattoo: Towards the right side of his neck, below the roses, Tyga has got his mother’s, ‘Pasionaye Nguyen’ first name inked as ‘Pasionaye’.

Meaning: In an interview, he had claimed about his strong love that he holds for his mother, and thus, this tattoo is the proof to it.

22. Money Bag on Neck

Tyga Money Bag on Neck

Tattoo: There is a tattoo on the left side of Tyga’s neck which shows multiple tiny money bags with dollars inked on them.

Meaning: This tattoo is the representation of Cash Money Records Logo which is shown by the dollar sign. It is another musical record label with which Tyga has worked. In an interview, he has claimed to have received all the record label logos inked on him as the tribute to his affiliations with them.


23. ‘GOD’S GIFT’ Tattoo

Tyga GODS GIFT Tattoo

Tattoo: Across the lower parts of his fingers of the right and left hand, respectively are written the words as, ‘GODS GIFT’.

Meaning: Tyga has multiple times openly accepted that whatever he is and wherever he is presently in his career, is all because of God’s blessings and this tattoo is his tribute to his belief that he is God’s special child and what so ever he owns is ”GOD’S GIFT” to him.

24. Rose on Left Hand

Tyga Left Hand Rose Tattoo

Tattoo: Tyga has another rose inked on the outer side of his left hand.

25. Devils Face

Tyga Devil Face Tattoo

Tattoo: On the outer side of his left hand, there is a devil’s face tattooed.

26. ‘Pay Me Dollars’ Tattoo

Tyga Dollar Sign Tattoo

Tattoo: On his right hand, there are dollars inked followed by the words, ‘Pay Me’. Towards its right ‘G.E.D’ is inked.

Meaning: G.E.D Inc is the musical records label with which Tyga has worked.

27. Baby angel on Hand

Tyga Baby Angel Tattoo

Tattoo: Tyga’s right hand is covered with the tattoo of a baby angel.

Meaning: Angels are the symbol of good luck.

28. Hand Tattoos

TYga Hand TattooTYga Hand Tattoo 1

There are words tattooed on the outer and corner side of the palms of both hands.


29. ‘G.E.D Inc’ Tattoo

Tyga GED INC Tattoo

Tattoo: Above his eyebrows, Tyga has got the words inked as ‘GED Inc’ on his right and left eyebrow, respectively.

Meaning: GED Inc is one of the many other labels which Tyga has worked with.

“Above my eyebrow I have a tattoo that says GED Inc, which stands for Getting Educated Daily – that’s my crew. Of course I also got the Young Money logo and the Gym Class Heroes logo to represent my affiliations.”


30. Jesus Crucifixion

Tyga Jesus Crucifixion Tattoo

Tattoo: On the center of Tyga’s stomach there are multiple clouds tattooed and within the clouds is the tattoo of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion.

Meaning: Tattoo is the representation of heavenly thoughts and thus Tyga’s religious beliefs i.e Christianity.

31. ‘Fear None But God’ Tattoo

Tyga Fear None But God Tattoo

Tattoo: The major portion of Tyga’s chest is covered with the writing tattoo which says, ‘Fear None But god’.

Meaning: This tattoo clearly shows that Tyga is the strong believer of God, and fears his actions of life.

32. ‘Clouds and Angel Wings’ 

Tyga ANgel Wings Tattoo

Tattoo: Just below his writing tattoo, there are multiple clouds inked followed by large angel wings inked on the center of his stomach. Angels and angel wings are the most common symbols of expecting good luck in life.

33. ‘IA’ Tattoo

Tyga IA Tattoo on Arm

Tyga IA Tattoo


34. ‘100%’ Tattoo

Tyga Back Neck Tattoo

‘100%’Inked on the backside of his neck

35. Back Tattoo

Tyga Back Tattoo

There is no public revelation about his back tattoo except that the tattoo includes a big key with a family tattoo. There is a big key tattooed on the center of his back and some faces.

36. Abdomen Tattoo

Tyga Abdomen Tattoos

Tattoo: There are two sphinx structures inked exactly on the center of his lower abdomen followed by the eyes inked on either sides.

Meaning: The two Egyptian eyes are the Eye of Horus is considered to be the ancient symbol of good health, knowledge, and royal power. Besides, since the eye itself is the collection of multiple symbols, it also acts as the protector and good omen for the receiver. Whereas, the sphinx is the Pharaoh Tattoos, which are used to represent the kings of ancient Egypt, and thus again power and authority.

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