tattoo of the week: artist brandyn dayne

November 28, 2012

Brandyn Dayne is a rapper with a trap rock band called L.O.L MOBB. He has been getting inked since 18 years old and has lost track of how many tats his body owns! He admits that his enthusiasm for ink when he was young led him to getting cheaper tats that weren’t done so well. A lesson for all you eager ink-lings! Brandyn proves experience and patience can really lead the way to getting some awesome ink. Especially getting ink of people that serve as a significant influence in your life! His favorite tats are all black & grey style and I really dig the choices he made with the Martin Luther King mug shot and placement of the Dead Presidents tribute that runs down the side of his torso. Even with tattoos of political figures or film icons that are regular choices for tattoos, you can still think outside of the box. Start by researching rarely seen images of that figure and determine a placement that will tell your story differently and this will truly make your tattoo unique.

By Mika Kenyah
CEO of Sugar & Spikes

-Name: Brandyn Dayne
-Age: 26
-City: NYC
-Occupation: I rap and I also have a trap rock band called LOL MOB (L.O.L. MOBB ) which stands for Loyalty Over Love, Money over Bulls*$t.
-How many tattoos do you have? I have no clue… i Lost count a long time ago.
-Which one is your favorite? Probably my Malcolm X by any mean necessary portrait, my Martin Luther King Jr mugshot portrait or my portraits from the movie, Dead Presidents.
-Why should we feature your tattoo? Because they are done the best! Of course, Malcolm x and MLK are people we all look up to. The dead presidents joints are just dope which is why I had to get them in ink.
– How old were you when you first got your tattoo? I was 18 when i got my 1st tat.
-Do you have a particular tattoo artist you go to? If yes, where is he/she located? Website? Nah… I bounce around. I got a few artists I rock with.
-Do you regret any tattoos you have? I like all my tattoos but some of them could have been done alot better. When you are young and want get inked up, you go for the cheap tats. I learned the hard way not to do that anymore lol.

Brandyn’s Links:
Instagram & Twitter @brandyndayne,; download album ‘whisky & ink’ at