In the earlier days, gangsta tattoos were inscribed on the body of the prisoners or the members of a gang. Such tattoos were used to represent the belongingness and brotherhood between the members of a gang. Now this tattoo symbol is no more used by the gansters but it is very popular among the other people also. It is generally used as the symbol of pure and simple style. It is now the most preferred tattoo among the youngsters and the teenagers. It is liked by both girls and boys. The gangsta tattoos when inscribed on the body of a person helps in providing a tough and rough look to that person. As per the gangsters, they generally prefer to inscribe such tattoos all over their body and generally people get them done on the chest, back, arms, behind the neck, face, shoulder and some get them even on the fingers. There is no bar in having gangsta tattoos on any part of the body as they provide a trendy and stylish look to a person. There are three types of gangsta tattoos which are very common. These are Skull tattoos depicting the toughness in a person. The other types of tattoos are tribal and letter tattoos.