'Black Ink Crew Chicago' Sets VH1 Return For Next Week [Exclusive]
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'Black Ink Crew Chicago' Sets VH1 Return For Next Week [Exclusive]

Black Ink Chicago will be back on VH1 next week, Shadow and Act Unscripted can exclusively report.

The new season premieres Aug. 9 at 8 p.m.

Per VH1, the new season, “follows the crew as they usher in a new era of the Chicago franchise and are learning how to navigate their altered landscape, in hopes of reaching increased heights of success. With an expanded crew back in the home of 9MAG, the team is positioned and ready for the next level and will either adapt or falter under the pressure.”

Additionally, this Tuesday night at 9 p.m. will be the Black Ink Crew Chicago Watch Party, a one-hour special that will “feature the Chicago crew for a fun and revealing gathering to discuss iconic show moments with few guest surprises along the way.”

Watch the promo for the new season below:

Also, here's the super trailer:

Learn more about the cast and where they are this season below:

Ryan is hitting the reset button, severing old ties and bringing new opportunities. After years of self-improvement, he is entertaining the idea of finding love again. Ryan is focused on the expansion of 9MAG and the elevation of his brand. However, in an unexpected turn, he is forced to make an unthinkable decision.

Don is an entrepreneur, budding actor, renowned bodybuilder, and a family man, who has reached a whole new level of success. As the journey towards fame and fortune continues, he will have to work to balance his time-consuming business ventures and his family responsibilities. 

Phor is experiencing the challenges of co-parenting as a new father. He believes his days of finding true love are ahead of him and he is exploring his options, while still grinding away in the music scene and tapping into new business ventures.

Miss Kitty is making the best of her time in Chicago by pursuing some new goals, with a project in London while doubling down on her tattoo apprenticeship in the states.

After bringing home the victory for the Chi-town team in the Tri-City Tattoo Battle, Draya is reconsidering leaving Chicago and open to joining 9MAG, under Ryan’s leadership. Forever in search of belonging, she discovers she may have a potential sister, which leads her into a journey of finding a family she never knew about. 

Prince is taking his talents from 2nd City Ink to 9MAG and working hard to ensure this big move is a successful one, while guiding his son and his nephew towards the right path. 

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