Archives for the ‘‘Sup Wit Dat Tat?’ Category

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By Cinelle Ariola • May 12th, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

Finding the street an insufficient stage for his art, NYC Lase turns his own body into a canvas for his tags and graffiti icons

“It’s Just Skin”

By Christine Melgarejo • May 12th, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

Most people planning to get a tattoo ponder the business heavily. Tattoos don’t just wash off, after all. They’re a profound personal statement. But not to Billy Brancato, 21, a self-proclaimed rock star. “They are no big deal; I don’t see why everyone gets so serious about them.” Showing off his casual approach is the outline of Long Island [...]

Ink Imitates Music

By Marcelina Santiago • May 10th, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

Gabriel Toscano, 21-year-old Drummer and Music Producer, explains why exhibiting a drum on his neck is natural for him.

Reflecting Love and Culture —
Her Way

By Olivia Lin • May 5th, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

Cindy Chung, a 20-year-old Kingsborough College media major, stood scowling behind the counter of Yolatos at Grand Central. Only 35 minutes until closing. Her boss stood less then 10 feet away, but Cindy’s dark brown eyes kept flicking toward the clock impatiently. She does what she wants – and that includes the body art hidden [...]

Inky Etchings: A Way to Start Fresh

By Aissa Sow • May 1st, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

Tattoos are more than simply body art, for some they are a therapeutic release.

More Than Meets the Eye

By Masao Donahue • Apr 30th, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

Sadie Wilson, a 25-year old wrapping up her Business Administration Management program at George Brown College in Montreal, Ontario, would hardly strike anyone as a future business executive.

Who Knew?

By Joseph Crea • Apr 28th, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

“Good girls can get tattoos too”,

Past Pains Yield a Permanent Imprint

By Denise Joseph • Apr 28th, 2008 • Category: 'Sup Wit Dat Tat?

Wilbert Phillippe explains the story behind his tattoo.