Black Ink Crew: Chicago

The BEST episodes of Black Ink Crew: Chicago

Every episode of Black Ink Crew: Chicago ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Black Ink Crew: Chicago!

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.

Last Updated: 11/28/2022Network:VH1
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It's all Relative
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9.25
4 votes

#1 - It's all Relative

Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/6/2022

Tensions reach new levels between Phor and Nina in the aftermath of the lingerie party; as construction gets underway at 9MAG, Ceci goes missing without a word, leaving the shop to worry and wonder what's going on; Draya takes a DNA test.

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Is This The End?
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9.17
6 votes

#2 - Is This The End?

Season 7 - Episode 20 - Aired 10/11/2022

Ryan continues to struggle with the business, leaving 9MAG at a crossroads; Prince and Draya have family obligations motivating them to take action; Kitty has new plans for her future.

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I Hope You Make It to America
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8.74
31 votes

#3 - I Hope You Make It to America

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/27/2019

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.

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Phor
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8.68
31 votes

#4 - Phor

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/6/2019

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.

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I'm the New You
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8.59
37 votes

#5 - I'm the New You

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 9/12/2018

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.

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The Takeover Begins
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8.55
44 votes

#6 - The Takeover Begins

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 5/31/2018

After Kat's banishment, Ryan has disappeared.

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All Phor One
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8.54
37 votes

#7 - All Phor One

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/8/2018

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.

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Tattoo Shop Of Horrors
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8.50
36 votes

#8 - Tattoo Shop Of Horrors

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/16/2019

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.

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Welcome to the World of Being Seen
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8.50
2 votes

#9 - Welcome to the World of Being Seen

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired 8/9/2022

The 9MAG crew offers its artistry to help raise gun violence awareness, Draya braves the cold to catch up with B-Slam and Miss Kitty, and Ceci and Ryan discuss Charmaine's fragile state.

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I Love Lisa and Lisa Loves Me Back
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8.43
7 votes

#10 - I Love Lisa and Lisa Loves Me Back

Season 7 - Episode 18 - Aired 9/27/2022

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Give Me A Smoothie Gina
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8.39
38 votes

#11 - Give Me A Smoothie Gina

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/9/2019

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Team Bonding!
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8.35
23 votes

#12 - Team Bonding!

Season 5 - Episode 13 - Aired 6/18/2019

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.

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Neek And You Shall Find
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8.33
42 votes

#13 - Neek And You Shall Find

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 8/29/2018

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.

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Potato with a Scarf On
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8.33
36 votes

#14 - Potato with a Scarf On

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/13/2019

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9MAG Is Forever
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8.31
39 votes

#15 - 9MAG Is Forever

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/2/2019

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She’s Here If You Evenita
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8.30
33 votes

#16 - She’s Here If You Evenita

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/30/2019

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.

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Congratulations, You Played Yourself
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8.28
57 votes

#17 - Congratulations, You Played Yourself

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/31/2016

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

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Go Ahead, Becky
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8.28
68 votes

#18 - Go Ahead, Becky

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 12/6/2017

Ryan invites the crew to yet another a lake house to make amends, but things go left when Kat shows up and demands to be rehired at 9Mag.

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Welcome to 9Mag...Again!
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8.27
41 votes

#19 - Welcome to 9Mag...Again!

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 9/19/2018

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.

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Lacuna Matata
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8.22
36 votes

#20 - Lacuna Matata

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/6/2019

Don's rising acting career takes him away from Chicago, Neek helps Charmaine expand her brand, and the reveal of Ryan's new shop comes with a major bombshell.

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The Steve Harvey Show
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8.22
27 votes

#21 - The Steve Harvey Show

Season 5 - Episode 17 - Aired 7/16/2019

Van fires Lily after she tarnishes the 9MAG brand at the tattoo convention; Neek gives Charmaine an ultimatum; Ryan and Phor fly to Los Angeles.

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The Cover Up is Worse Than the Crime
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8.21
29 votes

#22 - The Cover Up is Worse Than the Crime

Season 5 - Episode 15 - Aired 7/2/2019

Van defends himself and his artwork against a few unhappy clients causing legal trouble for Ryan; while Don and Ashley view houses at the top of their non-existent budget, a familiar face returns for a second chance at life.

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From Chi-ami to Sky-ami
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8.18
22 votes

#23 - From Chi-ami to Sky-ami

Season 5 - Episode 14 - Aired 6/25/2019

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Michael Jackson Is Alive!
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8.15
41 votes

#24 - Michael Jackson Is Alive!

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/23/2019

Charmaine takes the 9MAG crew to Vegas for a tattoo convention in an attempt to prove her worth to Ryan. When Van's apprentice shows up, everyone speculates on where she's going to be sleeping at night.

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Deja Vu
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8.12
25 votes

#25 - Deja Vu

Season 5 - Episode 18 - Aired 7/23/2019

Charmaine returns to 9MAG in hopes of getting her job back; Van takes his daughter on a college tour; Don asks Ashley for another chance at a perfect wedding.

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