Post Malone has a lot of distinctive characteristics – his love of beer bongs, Bentleys, colourful Crocs and most importantly, face tattoos.
Posty took to Instagram yesterday to debut some fresh ink – a bloody saw blade on his left cheek. It’s a bold choice, but are we really that surprised?
The pop culture sensation already has ‘Stay Away’ and an ace of spades above his left eyebrow, ‘Always Tired’ under each of his eyes, a sword on his left temple, a heart, smiley face and Playboy bunny under his left eye, a gauntlet holding a medieval ball and chain on his right cheek and chin, barbed wire across the top of his forehead – and that’s not to mention the countless tattoos covering the rest of his body.
It’s become part of Post Malone’s brand, but it begs the question – when is he going to run out of face skin to get inked?
The GOAT team spoke to Post Malone’s tattoo artist Lauren Winzer on It’s Been A Big Day For to get all tea, including what he smells like:
Posty has become so synonymous with his facial ink that a photoshopped pic of him fresh-faced and tat-free went viral on social media last year. While some were loving the new look, others were divided, with one asking “why would [you] change him when he’s perfect the way he is?”
In a 2018 interview with Spin, Malone spoke about the ‘Always Tired’ tat under his eyes and said, “anything to piss my mum off…I got a face for radio anyways, so why not?”
Despite running out of real estate on his mug, Malone clearly has a personal connection to each of his tattoos.
Like his music, Post Malone’s tattoos are an element of self-expression and creativity. And whether you like them or not, tattoos are a personal choice.
Who knows what part of Malone’s body he’ll ink next. Either way, I’m 100% here for his commitment to going under the needle in the name of making a statement.
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