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Black Ink Crew: Chicago

Black Ink Crew: Chicago

VH1 2015

In the streets of Chicago, success is the only way out. Black Ink Crew: Chicago follows a passionate and ambitious group of friends — tattoo artists at 9Mag — through the unforgiving streets of Chicago as they band together to create new identities for themselves, their families, and their business.

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The 10 Best Episodes of Black Ink Crew: Chicago

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S5E9

#1 - I Hope You Make It to America (Season 5 - Episode 9)

Ryan gets an ominous call for a meeting from the building management to discuss the future of 9MAG; Lily uses her break from the shop to focus on her art; Charmaine decides to organize a protest.

The episode was rated 8.53 from 32 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S4E1

#2 - The Takeover Begins (Season 4 - Episode 1)

After Kat's banishment, Ryan has disappeared.

The episode was rated 8.49 from 45 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S5E6

#3 - Phor (Season 5 - Episode 6)

After Jenn and Van’s Las Vegas chapel disaster, Charmaine tries to get the trip back on track with one last Vegas 9MAG pool party; Jenn and Van hash it out; Lily finally confronts Junior and Adriana; Phor spirals into a dark place.

The episode was rated 8.45 from 33 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S4E15

#4 - I'm the New You (Season 4 - Episode 15)

After quitting Loyal Ink, Lily decides to make other moves; Cobra takes on a new hobby of becoming a luchador; after Phor hits a breaking point in LA, he looks to Ryan for some ink therapy; Charmaine and Ryan come face to face.

The episode was rated 8.38 from 42 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S4E10

#5 - All Phor One (Season 4 - Episode 10)

Phor arrives in Jamaica with the 9MAG crew for a performance of a lifetime; Loyal Ink's plan to surprise him fails when they bring too much of their Chicago baggage with them.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 43 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S5E2

#6 - Give Me A Smoothie Gina (Season 5 - Episode 2)

Lily becomes a reluctant co-parent when Bella moves in, Charmaine gabs about Phor's sexts on the radio, and Van finally forgives Ryan for past betrayals.

The episode was rated 8.23 from 39 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S4E16

#7 - Welcome to 9Mag...Again! (Season 4 - Episode 16)

Ryan makes a shocking move that will have serious consequences for 9Mag and Loyal Ink; Phor struggles to keep both his music career and relationship afloat; a furious Don makes an announcement that will change the direction of Loyal Ink forever.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 42 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S5E3

#8 - Tattoo Shop Of Horrors (Season 5 - Episode 3)

Don has taken over as manager and tensions are building between him and Brittany; Ryan invites an artist from California to come tattoo at the shop; Van hires an apprentice that rubs everyone the wrong way.

The episode was rated 8.21 from 39 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S4E13

#9 - Neek And You Shall Find (Season 4 - Episode 13)

Neek’s mom goes off on Charmaine upon meeting her for the first time due to her inappropriate attire, and blood starts to boil as Junior’s new girlfriend stirs up fresh drama at Loyal Ink. Meanwhile with construction behind schedule, Ryan hires a powerhouse manager to get 9MAG back in business.

The episode was rated 8.19 from 47 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S5E7

#10 - Potato with a Scarf On (Season 5 - Episode 7)

Junior returns to 9MAG while trying to patch things up with Adriana, Erica Mena is Ryan's new celebrity client, and Friendsgiving goes off the rails.

The episode was rated 8.16 from 37 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S5E1

#11 - 9MAG Is Forever (Season 5 - Episode 1)

Weeks after Ryan's dramatic takeover of 9MAG, tensions run high between Phor and Don, Ryan and Rachel reach the end of the road, and Charmaine undergoes a medical procedure.

The episode was rated 8.15 from 40 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S2E6

#12 - Congratulations, You Played Yourself (Season 2 - Episode 6)

Don attempts to unite his family; Ryan celebrates his 30th birthday; Van confronts Cobra about her behavior.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 63 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S2E4

#13 - A New Kat itude (Season 2 - Episode 4)

Van returns to work at 9 Mag but is angered that the shop has changed. Charmaine is forced to face the consequences of quitting her corporate job and following her dreams. Ashley confronts Don about fathering another child with another woman. Tempers flare when Ryan introduces yet another new tattoo artist in the shop.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 67 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S5E13

#14 - Team Bonding! (Season 5 - Episode 13)

The new 9MAG and the old 9MAG head to Miami for team-building, Charmaine struggles to find happiness, and Ryan reveals his feelings about the old team.

The episode was rated 8.08 from 24 votes.

Black Ink Crew: Chicago - S5E5

#15 - She’s Here If You Evenita (Season 5 - Episode 5)

Junior arrives in Las Vegas to take the guys out for a spin on the Strip, and Shine contemplates giving up his guest artist spot at 9MAG. Things get awkward for everyone when Van and Jenn decide to head to the altar.

The episode was rated 8.06 from 35 votes.


Last updated: jan 06, 2023


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