It’s a body art that represents someone past or present that they don’t want to talk about but represents it, because it makes them who they are today. At first I thought of tattoos as a bad idea, until I sat down and think about it and what I wanted to get tattooed. I wanted my tattoos to represent me and what I like. As much as I love tattoos at the same time I am constantly asking myself questions such as Why am I addicted to tattoos, why do I go back for more tattoos and Are tattoos a hobby or a endorphin rush?. I was able to answers my questions with numerous researches which provided me with important information that made it a lot more understandable to know why I am addicted to tattoos.
Tattoos are seen as works of arts and your body is the canvas for aspiring tattoo artist. Nowadays there is such a wide variety of tattoos with different meanings, such as, a hand print of a loved one to someone’s favorite quote or bible verse. Some tattoos don’t always have to have meaning behind it. Anyone can decorate their body simply because they want meaningless, but artsy and funny tattoos. Inking up is becoming a significant part of someone’s life whether there is a meaning behind the tattoo or not, it is a growing thing to do and it doesn’t seem to be stopping anytime soon.
They had all kinds of ink on their skins, from realistic animals to silly cartoon characters. I asked my brother why they had tattoos, what were their reasons behind them. He then told me that everyone had different meanings and reasons for every single tattoo they had got done. Some got tattoos because it signified a blessing or a tragic accident in their lives. Others got tattoos because they were really digging the tattoo style, or because it was cute.
This is important because even those that rely on tattooing people for an income believe that people do not put enough thought into the tattoo and that takes away from the beauty of it. I tend to side with the tattoo artists that believe that, people getting tattoos at the spur of the moment usually end up being a bad representative for those who have tattoos since they regret their tattoos. Tattoos were originally for the subculture in America and people identified that they were a part of the subculture since they have a
Tattoos have become a major social focus today, so the psychology behind their popularity warrants discussion. Ultimately, people who get tattoos yearn for individual expression through artwork, acceptance or adherence to some rite of passage, and the physical satisfaction that only the experience of tattooing can provide. Many of us crave tattoos because we desire to define ourselves as unique individuals. There are different reasons as to why tattoo artwork accomplishes this. For many, low self esteem is the driving emotion that lands a person in the tattoo parlor.
90’s rap appeals to all, ad has a lasting impact on many generations to come. Considerable this could be why 90’s music is sought to be the “Golden age of rap”. With all these factors in consideration, people tend to think 90’s rap added a new flavor never see before, allowing people to enjoy this new sound. 90’s rap had some of the biggest stars, the new sounds, the flashy lifestyles, and the women and money and much more of what people wanted. 90’s rap was more than music, it was a way people could get a message across and still contain a meaningful effect.
He also worked from photographs and went to great lengths to pose these photographs with his local community.To complete this, The Tattooist, Rockwell worked from photographs. In The Tattooist, Rockwell used one of his fellow illustrators, Mead Schaeffer as the tattooist and one of Rockwells’ neighbors, Clarence Decker, as the sailor. To prepare for such a photo, Rockwell borrowed a tattoo machine from the Bowery tattooist Al Neville. Rockwell also consulted with former sailors to insure accuracy in his painting of The Tattooist. Tattoos are a permanent reminder of our feelings at the time of our
Gangster rapper's lyrics seem to corrupt and have a negative image on a youth's mind. Two possible steps to taking the blame away from rap music is by placing the spotlight on other influences such as friends and even the family as the source of confusion. The other by promoting rap artists whose lyrics has a positive message. The nation's youth are experiencing pain and confusion; and they need someone to look up to. In today's society, this figure is often a rapper, a gangster rapper.
Though media informs and educates, it also corrupts and exploits, leading it to contribute to the moral degradation of society. The moral fabric of our society has been coming apart for some time. Sex and violence have been big sellers through media outlets but at the expense of our children as well as the society they live in. children are very impressionable and they emulate what they hear on the radio and see on both television and movies. We must safeguard and change what our children are exposed to.
Leo’s essay is pretty judgemental on tattoos and piercings. He believes that the reasons for why people modify their body goes beyond the body art. Leo says, “The yearning to irritate parents and shock the middle class” and “It plugs into a wider norms, as well as anger at the impact of Western rationality, logic and sexual norms, as well as anger” (para. 10). This means that he thinks body piercings and tattoos are done as an act of rebellion.