Man's Stunning Tattoo Pays Tribute to His Xhosa Heritage, Peeps Love It, “Dope Ink Bro”

Man's Stunning Tattoo Pays Tribute to His Xhosa Heritage, Peeps Love It, “Dope Ink Bro”

  • A South African man paid homage to his Xhosa culture by getting a stunning tattoo on his arm recently
  • @athisfaction said the unique artwork took 11 hours to complete and also features the some of his clan names
  • Online users showered the Twitter post with compliments and questions on the inspiration behind the tattoo

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A Xhosa man took to his social media to show off his first ever tattoo. The inked piece is a significant symbol of his heritage and culture.

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A Mzansi man shared photos of his new tattoo which pays tribute to his Xhosa roots. Image @athisfaction / Twitter
Source: Twitter

The tattoo took about 11 hours to complete and @athisfaction admitted that he had to blast music through his headphones to block out the pain. He captioned the post:

“First ink I hope it heals nice.”

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Many users showed love on the post with many saying they were inspired to get inked as well.

Here are some of their comments on the post:

@que_genuka wrote:

“Ok this is beautiful but uyenze yonke ngemini eyi 1 (you did it in one day)?”

@Clibo_sa1 wrote”

“Nguwe who came up with all this? Feel like there's a lot behind it.”

@kabeloWaka2 said:

“Iyoo a whole XHOSA that's a lot of pain. I would’ve left somewhere after.”

@MaSheri_Ncapayi reacted:

“Ayinamsebenzi. It's still dope.”

@MezieBear responded:

“This is beautiful Athi.”

@XhosAnela replied:

“Mntaaase. I saw GABA and lost my mind.”

@HinaThembani commented:

“Brave to label Xhosa in KZN.”

@HectorToolz said:

“Dope ink bro.”

@Noluangelo reacted:

“This is a really nice tattoo.”

Snaps of stunning Xhosa wedding leave Mzansi in awe

Briefly News previously reported on a proud brother, Siya Mnyanda (@siyamnyanda), took to his social media to share stunning photos of his sister getting married to the love of her life in Qumbu, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

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The post included stunning photos of the newlyweds and their family at the Xhosa traditional wedding.

Siya also wrote a heartfelt caption in the Instagram post which reads:

“Over the past few days I was fortunate enough to watch my youngest sister marry the man of her dreams in two amazing ceremonies. This was the second; a cultural wedding held at my brother-in-law’s most picturesque homestead kuQumbu. What an incredible experience it was to watch one of my most favourite couples undertake to forever while observing our sacred and beautiful age-old traditions.

Source: Briefly News

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