NLE Choppa Has A Dedicated Tattoo Guy For Every Tattoo He Gets
NLE Choppa aka Bryson Lashun Potts has so many tattoos on his body that even he forgot its count, but has a meaning behind every tattoo he got. The Shotta Flow singer has his own tattoo buddy who works on him and creates significant tattoos dedicated to his family and loved ones.
Keep scrolling to know more about the Rap star's tattoos, their hidden meanings, and inspirations.
NLE Choppa And His Love For Tattoos
Bryson has some attractive and interesting inks on his body that are connected to him personally and professionally. While some tattoos have family value added to it, some others show the professional milestones achieved by the 18-year-old singer, the talented artist also stated that he would never let the needle touch his face.
He got a tattoo of his grandpa, his dad, his mom, and even his brother. Besides this, NLE also got a tattoo of "Cottonwood" on his right forearm to represent the hometown he was born which has two broken hearts instead of double "OO" in the wood.
While giving the Interview to GQ about his tattoos, Choppa showed his desire to get inked from a very early age to his mom.
So I just pretty much knew like a lot of the tattoos I was gonna get, was gonna mean something to me. I told my momma when I was like five years old, I told her when I get older, I wanna have a lot of the tattoos and a grill.
Moreover, The American Rapper's stomach is covered with a large ink "TOP SHOTTA" along with two handguns on both sides of the word which he got to celebrate the success of his Certified Platinum Song "Shotta Flow". Along with it, he also got tattoos of his inspirational figures like Bob Marley, Tupac, and Al Pacino which is one of his favorite gangster movies.
The Only Man Behind His Meaningful Tattoo
The avid tattoo lover, Choppa unveiled that he got his own personal tattoo man who has tatted most of them. The man behind his meaningful tattoos is Dennis Estrada, the Co-Owner of Wrist Tattoo Work. The tattoo artist has shared a video on his Instagram handle flaunting his amazing work on NLE Choppa. He also revealed that his tattoo artist will drive two hours to come to see him whenever he wants.
When asked about his favorite tattoo by the interviewer, the rapper confidently said that his favorite one is his neck tattoo on the front side which is one of his newest ones. The ink reads "NLE" in bold letters that stand for NO LOVE ENTERTAINMENT which is his brand name and his label -- also done by his tattoo buddy Dennis.
He also revealed that it took just "an hour and thirty, probably two hours" to complete his brand tattoo on his neck. Bryson wanted a bold and clear look for his ink so, he chose a bold font that would stick out and showcase his tattoo. He added, the tattoo got completed soon because it was mostly shading instead of drawing.
NLE Reveals That He Got His Tattoos Covered Up
NLE had not only gotten the tattoos of his family members, but he also had the name of his Ex-partner tattooed on him. He had "Mariah" (name of his ex-girlfriend) inked on his neck. In an interview with GQ, the artist revealed that he got some of his tattoos covered up with new ones. It seems like he also got his famous "Mariah Tattoo" covered up.
Post-breakup, it seems like the young rapper got his "Mariah tattoo" modified. In his interview with GQ, where he explains all his tattoos, the "Mariah" tattoo seems to be missing and got covered up with a new neck tattoo of a rose flower. He also has a neck tattoo of "Angels" on the backside of his right ears, NLE believes that the angels are watching over him and guides him to the right path.
Before the couple decided to part their ways in November 2019, the beautiful couple were inseparable and very serious about their relationship. The couple got tattoos of each other to symbolize their love for one another. The Memphis rapper got inked "Mariah" just two years ago. While the Rapper got his ex-girlfriend's name "Mariah" tatted on the back of his neck, his ex-lover Mariah took it to a different level and got Bryson's face inked on her back.
Moreover, the ex-couple is now blessed with a beautiful baby girl named Clover Brylie Potts. It will be interesting to see if he gets a tattoo dedicated to his daughter. As one of his sleeves are yet to be touched with a needle, will he get his daughter's name or face tattooed on his hands? Well, we will have to wait to know about his upcoming tattoos.