DrakeHis latest body art piece holds special memories.
He revealed that his first ever tattoo was a face on Twitter on Thursday night. Sandi Graham. Drake is Drake’s real name. Aubrey Graham he added a tiny, lowercase “S” in old English and “G” underneath his left eye as a symbol of his mother’s initials. “Sandra Gale,” he captioned the carousel of images in which he shared the results. N.A.L, the tattoo artist who did the ink was also able to share some video footage. his Instagram picture of Drake lying down at the table on his back, with the needle sticking out his cheekbone. Grammy-winning artist Drake is open about his feelings of love and gratitude for his mom.
Drake isn’t the only one of Drake’s family members who has celebrated their long-lasting bond with body art. This week, the “Falling Back” singer also revisited a huge tattoo his dad, Dennis Graham five years ago, he drew a portrait of the rapper on his bicep. Although most people would have been flattered, Dennis was still in a state of shock. Dennis sent him a picture of Dennis with Dennis’ arm, emblazoned in his image. Instagram, writing in the caption, “I was just sitting here thinking why you do me like this we family,” tagging his dad and adding a handful of laugh-cry emojis. But Dennis took the whole thing in stride, commenting, “I love you and miss you” before adding, “Hahaha I had 16 people to try and straighten this out, they’re hurting me,” with a few of his own laugh-cry emojis.
The tattoo artist who created the Drake-like image on Dennis’s arm was not so happy with his critique. Money Mike. He spoke. TMZ He met Dennis for the first time at his 2017 birthday party. In an effort to generate more business, he even gave away the tattoo. “When I was done with it, [Dennis] was stoked, his family was stoked, his girlfriend liked it,” Mike recalled. “Drake’s sister liked it, everybody was happy with it. Once Drake found out about it, that changed.” The tattoo artist admits that the final product “isn’t the absolute greatest,” but he says that’s because four hours into the tattoo, Dennis was in severe pain and rushed him to finish the job. But at the end of the day, Mike says he understands “Blood’s thicker than water.”