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Kylie Jenner


Kylie Jenner has moved on from Tyga and she’s got the ink to prove it.  The reality TV star inked a tiny “t” on her ankle in November 2016 after years of dating of the rapper, but only six months later the relationship and the tattoo had both been replaced.

While her relationship with Tyga was always rocky and on-and-off, it’s been smooth sailing with new beau Travis Scott.  They got their own pair of matching tattoos, butterflies on their ankles, in May 2017.

At the same time, she covered up Tyga’s initial and transformed the “t” (𝓽) into an “LA” (𝓵𝓪) for her hometown of Los Angeles, California.

The original tattoo was so tiny that she could have covered it with almost anything bigger — and perhaps she still will.  But for the meantime she needed a quick fix so she chose to keep it discrete and work with what she had. The lowercase cursive “t” already looked like an “l” so all she had to do was add on an “a.”

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Iggy Azalea


Iggy Azalea made a major addition to her right arm half-sleeve with this pair of birds, which were first seen at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in Sydney on November 16, 2016.  These kookaburra birds and the waratah flower on her hand are both symbols that remind her of home.  Kookaburras  are native to Australia and are the official state flower of New South Wales, where she grew up.

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Iggy Azalea


Iggy Azalea added to her half-sleeve in November 2016 with this flower that goes onto the back of her right hand. The flower is a waratah which is the official state flower of New South Wales, where Iggy grew up in the town of Mullumbimby.  She told 103.5 KISS FM:

I’m from New South Wales in Australia, it’s a state, and this is our state flower that I have tattooed on me. A little piece of home.

Although Australia was her first home, Iggy never felt like she belonged there.  She became enamored with America on trip to visit her grandparents when she was 11.  She loved the glamour, the fashion, and how freely people expressed themselves.  She dropped out of high school and moved to America to pursue her music career when she was 16 years old.  She told Paper:

I knew I had to get the fuck out of where I lived. It was suffocating me. I wanted to live in a place where the sky was the limit, a place where my dreams weren’t strange or weird, where others had even crazier ideas than me. I knew all of that was in America, and that’s where I had to go and that’s where I thought people were going to accept my wild thoughts. I tried Sydney and Melbourne and they just weren’t it. Nothing else was.

Although she spends most of her time in Los Angeles, she was back in Australia when she had this tattoo done by artist SAINT at The Art Of Tattoo Studio near Sydney.

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SZA


In November 2015, SZA got this tattoo on her collarbone of a maple log and leaf as a tribute to the town of Maplewood, NJ where she grew up.  She told Complex:

I was born in St. Louis, but I’m from Maplewood, New Jersey. Maplewood is completely different than the rest of New Jersey. It’s very small. It’s quietly affluent but more lowkey. Lauryn Hill is from my town though. It was predominantly white, Jewish. I went to school with all white kids and my Girl Scout troop everyone was white. I was being the token black everyday.

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