Black Light Beats
10:13 AM
Thanks to our esteemed colleague Jay Fingers, it was brought to my attention last night that rapper Lil Wayne has a new video out for a song called, "I Am Not A Human Being." Admittedly, I have no love for the syrup-slurping, Rikers Resident, but Jay was quick to point out that the video features Wayne's latest ink acquisition: a collection of stars and a set of kissy-lips done up in UV (blacklight) ink.

We've discussed black-light tattoos before with our coverage of the Lost/Dharma Initiative tattoo and the difficulties associated tattooing with UV ink (the artist needs to work under a black-light while creating the piece) - but I think we should go to Wayne himself for his insight on the process:

So... what have we learned, children?  Well, apparently tattoos hurt and letting someone paint on you makes you a "bitch."  

Getting green, day-glo stars around your eye, however, is 100% Gangsta.

(In my opinion, the song itself leaves much to be desired - I don't know what producer in his right mind allowed Wayne to wait 90 seconds at a stretch to hit such a poor excuse for a "hook" - but if you're interested, the music video is embedded after the jump)


Here, I could eat a load of alphabetti spaghetti and shit out better lyrics than that.

Mel, I couldn't agree more (and I am *totally* stealing that "alphabet soup" line).

I still don't understand why people with so much money get such horrible tattoos.

Audio, I'm with you!

I also cant believe how many media outlets are covering this! My google alerts for "tattoo" are blowing up with this.

Mel, too funny!

And Brian, where's my chicken soup? There's a sick blogger here!

This guy is seriously the end of music. I declared war on him a long time ago.

His tattoos are a joke, his "music" is a joke, he's a joke.


connect with us

Marisa Kakoulas
Miguel Collins
Craig Dershowitz
Brian Grosz
Sean Risley
Patrick Sullivan
Needles and Sins powered by Moveable Type.

Site designed and programmed by Striplab.

NS logo designed by Viktor Koen.