This fan just broke the record for most portrait tattoos of a musician


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You don’t need anyone to tell you that the music and tattoos go hand in hand. Musicians and fans are covered in ink for creative expression and to show off some of their interests. From lyrics to portraits, there are many ways to portray your favorite artists.

Now a Eminem fan from Aberdeen, Scotland embraced this and broke a record for most portrait tattoos of a musician.

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Nikki Patterson has been officially recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records for his many odes to the rapper. With over 50 tattoos in total according to Ink, Patterson rocker 28 Eminem-inspired pieces and 16 of them are from his face.

At the time of to be recognized for “Most tattoos of the same musician tattooed on the body”, Patterson was only 15 of Eminem’s face. She has since added one more to her collection.

The nail technician shared the news of his record last week on his Instagram account, @crazyeminemlady. Patterson, who according to his biography has seen the rapper live 7 times, thanked the tattoo artists David Corden, Yarson and Jay hutton for their work.

Patterson submitted to him “final piece“A few days before September 19. She also shared a preview of each tattoo checked by dermatologist Dr Rajpara as she waited for the verdict on the case.

Each piece represents different moments in Eminem’s career, including a depiction of the cover art of The Marshall Mathers LP and a famous photo of him vomit devil horns on his forehead.

Patterson also has a double portrayal of slim Shady with collaborator Skylar Gray. Sitting for 9 hours with Corden the fan share she wanted “[add] a little bit of feminine power. Gray then spotted the ink, commenting that it was “amazing”.

You can see each of the 15 tattoos she submitted in full below.

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