Nigerian Celebrities Embracing Body Art: The Coolest Tattoos

2024’s Ojude Oba festival was abuzz with Farooq Oreagba’s surprising appearance, donning Yoruba-inspired attire, and flaunting a full-sleeve tattoo, causing a stir among internet enthusiasts.

If you’re inspired by Oreagba’s body art, here are a few Nigerian celebrities who might spark some tattoo ideas for you.


Tekno boasts over ten tattoos including a microphone etched on his leg, showcasing his personal style and flair.

Tiwa Savage

Mama Jamjam’s “up in your face” arm tattoo, a full-sleeve abstract piece she unveiled in 2021, solidifies her reputation as Africa’s bad gyal.


Olamide sports a minimalist cross beside his eyes and an Oduduwa head tattoo on his leg, showcasing his unique sense of style.


Wizkid’s body art includes 15 to 30 tattoos featuring letters, floral patterns, and symbolic imagery, with his recent $10k “PRAY” neck tattoo making headlines.


Asake’s bold neck tattoo of his name, coupled with other letterings and celestial designs, tells a story of his journey and dedication to his craft.

Burna Boy

Burna Boy’s body art reflects his rich tapestry of tattoos, from stylistic letterings to celestial motifs and the striking “African Giant” inscription on his belly.


Davido’s love for body art is evident in his bold “Sweet Mother” and “Imade” arm tattoos, showcasing his deep connections with family members through ink.

His hyper-realistic portraits of his children stand out as poignant tributes.

Candy Bleakz

Candy Bleakz, the Dragon Lady, sports an array of tattoos including a full-sleeve Japanese dragon and Holy Mary design, exemplifying her diverse tattoo collection.


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