Best 'Black Ink Crew' series: 'New York' or 'Chicago'? | The Tylt
"Black Ink Crew: New York" and "Black Ink Crew: Chicago" are two of VH1's most popular series. "Black Ink Crew: New York" started the franchise and "Black Ink Crew: Chicago" followed a few seasons later. Both series chronicle the drama-filled lives of tattoo artists in Black-owned tattoo shops. Fans say the New York crew is grittier and real, others insist the Chicago crew is a more attractive cast. Which series are you rocking with?
Best 'Black Ink Crew' series: 'New York' or 'Chicago'?
"Black Ink Crew: New York" is the original VH1 series and is currently on season seven. According to IMDb, the show follows:
The busy workers at a Harlem tattoo shop and all of the black celebrities they cater to.
The cast has gone through a lot of changes over the years. The owner of the shop Ceaser Emanuel opened a New Orleans location, two of the tattoos artists are in a committed relationship and one of the artists brought her newborn to the tattoo shop only two weeks after giving birth. The drama does not stop there and that is why fans love the show.
"Black Ink Crew: Chicago" is the spin-off series to "Black Ink Crew: New York" but definitely holds its own. The show recently wrapped an explosive season five, and tackled heavy issues like depression and racial issues. Fans of the "Chicago" crew continue to say they are sticking around for the drama and attractive cast.
And some folks are just split down the middle.