‘Black Ink Crew: Compton' To Premiere On VH1 Next Month - MTO News

The 'Black Ink Crew' franchise is continuing to expand, adding a Compton location to its lineup.

'Black Ink Crew,' kicked off in New York and saw Ceaser set up another New York location and the franchise then added 'Black Ink Crew: Chicago' to VH1. Ceaser then headed down to Atlanta. Although a 'Black Ink' store was reportedly opened in the Peach state, a 'Black Ink Crew: Atlanta' series never came to fruition.

According to Deadline, the new series follows Danny “KP” Kilpatrick and his crew at IAM Compton, will debut July 30 with a two-hour premiere.

"At IAM Compton, KP has assembled a dream team of tattoo artists, friends and new additions to build a trusted family at the shop that has become known as “a crew among gangs.” Their mission is to create a movement in Compton through their creative collective by celebrating the talent, passion and rich culture of the community."

IAM Compton is the first-ever tattoo shop in Compton. KP is the longtime partner to actress Kyla Pratt.