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Usher Dawns New Head Tattoo By Dillon Forte
California artist Dillon Forte tattoos worldwide music superstar, Usher. Adding to his list of notable clients including Chris Hemsworth, Kehlani and more.
(VENICE, CA) - 6.9.2019 - Dillon Forte has confirmed that Usher’s new tattoo, running from the top of his head down through the top of his upper back, is in fact his work. Usher sought out Forte after discovering his intricate tattoos of sacred geometrical designs. On the heels of Usher’s newest album announcement (and hairstyle) making the news, this bold new tattoo is sure to capture the attention of his fans and tattoo enthusiasts alike.
Usher learned of Forte’s work via his friend Brian Hallisay (Jennifer Love Hewitt’s husband). Usher asked him about the artist (Dillon Forte) and the introduction was made. Usher’s tattoo is inspired by transformation, sacred geometry, and an ancient Berber talisman to mark the cardinal points in the sky and allow travelers to find their way across vast distances.
2019 has already been a big year for Dillon Forte, who recently completed multiple international tattoo conventions and likely surpassed world records with his tattooing of a client over 17,000 ft up on Mt. Everest. In addition to being known for his sacred geometry tattoo work, Forte is also noted for his canvas designs, world travels and owning/operating Sri Yantra Tattoo, which has studios and incredible artists on staff in Venice and Oakland, California.
Forte’s tattoo work with Usher premiered exclusively over the weekend via TMZ and more about Dillon Forte can be found at www.DillonForte.com
About Dillon Forte:
World-renowned artist, Dillon Forte, is recognized primarily for his contemporary style of Sacred Geometry in tattooing. A California native, born February 1987, Forte has since dedicated his life to the pursuit of excellence in his craft. He believes in viewing the body as a whole, and creates harmonious designs to flow seamlessly with the skin. Forte has been published in various magazines, books and editorials world wide. His side projects include photography, painting, fashion and tech design, commercial and residential murals, and gallery exhibitions.
Dillon Forte’s work has caught the attention of top media and high profile individuals alike, attracting clients such as Kat Von D, Chris Hemsworth, Ben McKee, Kehlani and Deandre Levy. He has also been featured by Uproxx, Tattoodo, Highlark, Tattoo Life, iNK PPL, Wacom and Paramount’s The Art of Ink. Since opening his first Sri Yantra Tattoo studio 7 years ago in Oakland California, Forte has developed an incredible online following and high-profile, worldwide client base via his stunningly congruous artwork which is self-described as a “blend of tribal, geometric and spiritual influences”. His 2nd studio location recently opened in the popular coastal city of Venice, CA.
Usher has been ranked by the Recording Industry Assn. of America as one of the best-selling artists in American music history, having sold over 65 million albums worldwide. He has won numerous awards including 8 Grammy Awards and was named the #1 Hot 100 artist of the 2000s decade. Billboard named him the second most successful artist of the 2000s decade, with his career-propelling 2004 album “Confessions” being ranked as the top solo album of the 2000s decade. Usher has attained nine Hot 100 #1 hits (all as a lead artist) and 18 Hot 100 top-10 singles. - Via RCA Records
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