Cudi shared the photorealistic ink in social media posts over the weekend. The tattoo seems to be on the skin of his left forearm, and was carried out by Physician Woo, he of the rumored two-year waitlist. As Uproxx factors out, Cobain is depicted simply as he was through the 1992 VMAs, full with a shirt honoring Johnston’s 1983 album Hello, How Are You. As Woo mentioned in his personal assertion, “Kurt in Daniel on Cudi…legends all the way in which spherical.”
Cudi’s by no means been shy about his emotions for Cobain, and has tweeted concerning the grunge icon quite a few occasions, together with, “Never not thinkin’ about Kurt Cobain,” “Im obsessed with Kurt Cobain. I wish he was still here, so he could teach me guitar tricks,” and, distilled right down to its essence, the 2 phrases “kurt cobain.” In 2011, Cudi filmed a video wherein paid his respects to the fallen legend. Take a look at an image of the tattoo, and a few of Cudi’s different Cobain tributes under.
It’s been a busy 12 months for Cudi. He’s engaged on a collaborative album with Travis Scott, the primary preview of which was the only “The Scotts”. He’s additionally acquired a solo album, Entergalactic, on the horizon, and has shared the Eminem collaboration “The Adventures of Moon Man & Slim Shady” in addition to the solo effort “Leader of the Delinquents”. Cudi will star within the upcoming HBO sequence We Are Who We Are, debuting September 14th.
— The Chosen One (@KidCudi) February 28, 2011
Im obsessive about Kurt Cobain. I want he was nonetheless right here, so he may educate me guitar tips.
— The Chosen One (@KidCudi) August 22, 2011
By no means not thinkin’ about Kurt Cobain
— The Chosen One (@KidCudi) April 5, 2015