Wiz Khalifa is a hip-hop artist with so many open and shut tattoos but at the same time so much less is known about them. What everyone is aware of is that his body is like a platform of ink, though he cannot himself count on his tattoos. His inks run over each other to form continuously extended shapes that one just cannot make out when and where they begin or end. Yes, you will be perplexed to know the meaning of his body inks. Check them out below!
1. Arm Tattoo
Wiz Khalifa has a number of quotes tattooed all over his arms. The major ones include the “Live Now”, “W” logo, which is for Washington Nationals, “Believe” and “Self Made”. All of them revolve around his hip-hop music and the life he is leading.
2. On Hands
Wiz Khalifa has got his name, symbols of women, clouds, and flame symbols all over his arms. Most of them are inclined to lie over each other. Cloud tattoos can have different meanings like they can be used for creating enigma, mystery, pipe dreams, innate knowledge, ending, under traps, capacity, sentiments, realization, and vision.
3. Chest Tattoo
Wiz Khalifa has got so many tattoos on his chest. The number “412” is one of the most conspicuous symbols inked on his chest. It is basically for Pittsburgh’s area code near his native place in Pennsylvania. Just like many other celebrities, he wants to keep his home near his heart and he daringly boasts it in this tattoo. Another tattoo on his chest is a pair of dice. Generally, a dice tattoo signifies risk-taking, laying odds, and gambling. This tattoo also signifies his High School, Taylor Allderdice, or Dice. He also has the word “Taylor” inked side by which is also related to this.
4. Neck Tattoos
Wiz Khalifa has got a music note inked over his neck. This is symbolic of his love for music and actually, he does pretty well in his field. Also, on his neck, we can see a Koi fish inked. Koi in Japanese means Carp. Koi Fish tattoo design is a cultural symbol representing, one should overcome diversity, no matter how many times one fails. We can also see “Faith” word inked on his neck. Few mosaic designs like that of a star and angelic wings can also be seen. Stars display guidance and protection. Angelic Wings represent lady luck and good fortune in general.
5. Amber Rose Wiz Khalifa Tattoo
Amber and Khalifa divorced but he has still got her name inked “Rose“. That’s how lovely couples are!
6. Eyebrow Tattoo
Wiz Khalifa has a tattoo on his eyebrow which is a nautical symbol, that is a star. He says he does not want any ink on his face otherwise. A star is a symbol of protection and guidance.
7. Wiz Khalifa Back Tattoo
Khalifa has got a shark as one of his back tattoos. When asked about it, he says this ink has been one of the most painful of all he has. The choice of the placement of the shark tattoo is quite significant to his life as someone who has lived through a tough life to be where he is standing today. Imitating a shark, he is ready to face any adversity coming his way. Shark, therefore pictures very strong and determined willpower here. The shark is a sacred fish too, for its status quo as “king of the waters.” Conventionally if we look at it, the shark is an extremely dominant and energized symbol for victory, achievement, bull’s-eye, and a kind of superior power to the Maori.
8. Stomach Tattoo
According to Wiz Khalifa, his stomach tattoo is the most significant of all, being symbolic too. It is the quote by Sir Martin Luther King Jr. which expands across his stomach. It reads, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of controversy and challenge”. When enquired about it, he explained that he got this done when he gained his senses and wanted to be a better man than before in his life. We can consider Sir Martin Luther King Jr. as one of those, whom he would happily idealize.
9. Moustache Tattoo
Wiz Khalifa has got a mustache inked on the inner side of one of the fingers. Maybe he is fond of keeping them as a matter of style statement.