The BEST Episodes of Black Ink Crew: New York
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 18, 2021
A chronicle of the daily operations and staff drama of an expanding Harlem tattoo empire that serves a growing celebrity clientele.
#1 - Always Kill Donna!
Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired Nov 28, 2018
Ceaser makes a bold move when he finds out that Sky betrayed him. Donna and her twin sister feud over Alex. Melody makes a shocking announcement. And Bae's mom put pressure on Bae to get married before she leaves in two weeks.
#2 - It's Better When a Woman is in Charge
Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 7, 2021
Ceaser decides to have the artists put their art where their mouth is by conducting the first Black Ink tattoo competition. Bae deals with the aftermath of the Atlanta shootings while Donna drives a wedge with her insensitive co...
#3 - My Favorite Smurf
Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 17, 2018
To get back in Ceaser's good graces, Bae hires a new receptionist. Cheyenne calls Ceaser out for being an absentee parent. Jadah attacks her replacement, and Alex blows up when he hears that Donna reconnected with her ex.
#4 - Foot in That Sauce
Season 9 - Episode 3 - Aired May 3, 2021
Walt talks to Jess and deals with the consequences of his actions. Donna takes her CBD business to new heights, while Tatti continues to fight to regain her manager position.
#5 - Basic and Predictable
Season 8 - Episode 13 - Aired Nov 6, 2019
Rumors swirl about the altercation between Crystal and Miss Kitty; Sky struggles with the future of her Miami shop; news that Tati is dating a new man causes issues for Ted.
#6 - Black in Business
Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 19, 2021
After the pandemic shutdown and the loss of his first Black Ink shop, Ceaser has a new lease on life and is determined to get the crew back together; Ceaser honours essential workers by giving out free tattoos.
#7 - Between a Rok and a Hard Place
Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired May 24, 2021
After a rocky start in Atlanta, things only get worse as Rok and Krystal's relationship is tested by an artist in the Atlanta crew; Donna and Tatti's argument over a space in the new shop spills over into their personal lives.
#8 - Ships and Honey Dips
Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 14, 2021
Puma and the crew worry about Alex and Donna's relationship, Tatti gets frustrating news about her family, and Ted organizes a musical showcase featuring a performance from Krystal.
#9 - My Big Fat Black Ink Wedding
Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 12, 2018
The crew heads to Westchester for Bae's wedding weekend; Tati attempts to make amends with Ted; Sky opens her boutique in Miami; Bae's rehearsal dinner turns into chaos when Donna and Alex show up.
#10 - Lawyer Up!
Season 8 - Episode 15 - Aired Nov 20, 2019
Walt headlines his first comedy show tour in Cleveland; Kitty threatens to sue Ceaser; Alex tries to win Donna's dad over.
#11 - Black Ink Matters
Season 8 - Episode 23 - Aired Apr 8, 2020
Ceaser and the crew are still reeling from the news that the landlord wants them out of 113th in 30 days. Ceaser decides to do everything in his power to save the shop. Meanwhile, Donna has an uncomfortable chat with Tati, and Walt hits rock bottom.
#12 - Two Grapes on Pool Tables
Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Oct 31, 2018
Sky finds out some big news about her son Des. Tokie tries to work through issues from her past, and Donna gives Ceaser an ultimatum. Rob struggles to deal with Bae’s mom living in their home. An unexpected guest pops up to 113th, to Sky’s surprise.
#13 - Ka Mate
Season 8 - Episode 25 - Aired Apr 22, 2020
Walt and Jess have a destination wedding in tropical Hawaii.
#14 - Mile High Ink
Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired May 10, 2021
Bae is officially back at the Brooklyn shop; Ceaser decides to relocate the entire crew to Atlanta; Puma's nerves get the best of him when someone tests positive for COVID.
#15 - Your Dog's Sister
Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 14, 2018
Ceaser freaks out when Sky tells him she wants to open a shop in Miami. Jadah gets revenge on Ted after finding out that he's officially dating Tati. And Lalo breaks up with Melody.
#16 - Black Ink Prom
Season 8 - Episode 16 - Aired Nov 27, 2019
On the season finale, Q teams up with Crystal to help her try to get Ceaser back in her life, and things get tense when one of Donna’s disgruntled tattoo clients send a threatening letter to the shop. Meanwhile, hell breaks loose at the Black Ink Prom when Kitty finds herself brawling with Tati and Crystal.
#17 - The Story of the Spyder and the Fish
Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired May 31, 2021
Tensions between Donna and the team come to a head when the Black Ink bosses decide to bring the teams together for some team bonding in the woods.
#18 - Bye Bye Atlanta!
Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 21, 2021
Ceaser plans a final party in Atlanta and stuns Suzette when he gets down on one knee. Walt goes to extreme lengths to prove his innocence. Quani pressures Puma to make a life-changing decision and Donna and Alex's relationship...
#19 - New Levels, New Devils
Season 9 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 26, 2021
Things come to a head after Ceaser & Tedddy confront Walter about the 125th break-in
#20 - Signature Not Required
Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 7, 2018
Sky grows concerned after Des drops a bomb about his life in Texas; Melody and Lalo's relationship is on the rocks; Donna attempts to apologize to Ceaser and Kitty gets fired up when a woman comes for her job
#21 - Free Coats
Season 7 - Episode 22 - Aired May 1, 2019
Ceaser and Alex face off; Tati apologizes to the crew, but Tokie refuses to play nice; Sky tries to get Ceaser to face the demons from his past.
#22 - My Little Broke Friends
Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired May 17, 2021
The crew moves into their new mansion in Atlanta; Tatti gets a promotion at the shop; Donna starts a new hustle; a family crisis devastates Ceaser; Quani joins Puma in Atlanta and brings along some unexpected guests.
#23 - Sky Priority
Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 5, 2018
After Ceaser shockingly fires Sky, the shop descends into chaos; Bae and Rob receive devastating news; Sky plots her revenge on Ceaser; Ted is furious when Tati gets wasted at a Black Ink party and goes home with another guy.
#24 - The Lingerie Soiree
Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 24, 2018
Things get physical when the new manager-in-training criticizes Donna; the crew tries to get Melody to come back to the shop; Sky gets emotional over her tense relationship with her son.
#25 - The Break-Up
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Apr 14, 2014
Ceaser meets up with his brother, Ty, at 6 AM outside of Black Ink, and reveals that he is in some big trouble. He got caught red-handed cheating on Dutchess and he needs Ty's help getting his things from her apartment.