Kanye West Tattoos

Kanye West tattoos, ranked by fans of the sexy star and of body art. Kanye West is a chart-topping rapper and producer who is also one of the most controversial and outspoken artists of his generation. Kanye first gained fame as a producer for Jay-Z's Roc-A-Fella Records until he was involved in a near fatal car accident in 2002. West survived the crash and was inspired to release his breakout song "Through The Wire" and debut album The College Dropout. Kanye's albums have all gone platinum despite his notorious public outbursts, including crashing the stage at the MTV Video Music Awards to interrupt Taylor Swift's acceptance speech. In 2013, Kanye and his girlfriend Kim Kardashian welcomed their first child together, daughter North "Nori" West.

Kanye West 's tats honor the people in his life that are most important to him and remind him of how far he's come in the entertainment industry. Kanye West has at least 4 tattoos, each with a special meaning or memory. Kanye West body art includes a design of a dragon on the outer part of his left arm as well as a poem written by acclaimed writer Maya Angelou also inked on his arm.

Similar to other stars that have tattoos, such as 50 Cent Tats or Lil Wayne Ink, Kanye West has made headlines several times as he has added a new tattoo to his collection. He is one of the hottest tattooed celebrities and famous people with tattoos.

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    Maya Angelou Poem

    Maya Angelou Poem
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    Inked on Kanye's lower left arm is a poem written by Maya Angelou.
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  • 2
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    Favorite Songs

    Favorite Songs
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    Kanye reportedly has a list of the favorite songs he has produced, including "You Made Me," "My Life," and "Izzo (H.O.V.A.)", inked on his arm.
    129 votes
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    Kanye has a dragon tattooed on the outer part of his left arm. 
    105 votes
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    There is an image of a woman tattooed on his right forearm. 
    92 votes