Kane Brown has been a country artist who first attracted attention in the middle of 2010. He has since released several hit singles, such as “What Ifs,” “Lose It,” and “One Thing Right.” While Brown seems meant to be a successful singer however, this was not his original goal. But, his tattoos disqualified him from following his initial career goal.
Kane Brown has many tattoos
Kane Brown was a big fan of tattoos and is well-known for his many tattoos. According to Body Art Guru many of his tattoos hold special meanings.
One example is the image of a microphone inked on his left arm and music notes written on his right neck. This signifies how important music has been to his life. A Chinese symbol of love, which he shared with his mother, is also on his left side.
Many tattoos have fascinating stories. Images of FedEx boxes that he used to work at the delivery service are displayed on his left forearm. “Everybody was like ‘that was kind of a dumb tattoo to get while you were working at FedEx,’ but it just motivated me more to keep going with music, and trying to succeed, because if I wouldn’t have succeeded I wouldn’t have been able to really get another job.”
Kane Brown’s tattoos changed his plans
During a June 2022 appearance on Southern Living’s podcast Biscuits & Jam Brown shared that his tattoos had influenced the direction of his life. He was an amateur musician before becoming a professional musician. wanted to join the military he couldn’t because of his ink.
“A bunch of my grandparents were in the military. And of course I had a bunch of friends in the military and I even tried to join the military at one point,” he said. “I had too many tattoos. They told me I had to get them removed and I was like, ‘Nope.’”
Brown posted videos online of him singing as a teenager. Even auditioned on talent searches such as American Idol The X Factor. Eventually, Brown’s videos gained attention around the country, which led him to pursue a career in music.
Kane Brown shows appreciation to military personnel
Brown was never able to join the military. However, his talent as a musician still helps him show gratitude for those who have served. Most notably, in 2019, he released the song “Homesick” and dedicated it to military families.
He said Biscuits & Jam, ”When I recorded the song, it was basically my first time really touring and being away from my family and being away from my wife—uh, at the time, my girlfriend. And so I started thinking, ‘Who else can really relate to this song?’ And I’m like, ‘Man, look at me over here crying about being on the road doing shows when these people are going overseas and away from their family and then their families not even knowing if they’re gonna return. So deep down I was like that’s the audience that’s going to really relate to this song.”