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  Tim Shop Manager Tim is KP's cousin, right-hand man and loyal to the end. Tim and KP grew up together on the tough streets of Compton with the same opportunities to escape via football. Unlike KP, Tim went on to earn a degree and build a promising career on the gridiron. After playing in a secondary football league, Tim became disenchanted with the politics and fickle nature of the game. He abandoned his football career and returned home to Compton focused on helping KP level up his success in music. Now, Tim is devoted to taking KP's dream to the next level with the launch of the first tattoo shop in Compton. Gang-affiliated but not an active member, Tim...

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KP Shop Owner, Tattoo Artist, Rapper "Black Ink Crew Compton" follows Danny "KP" Kirkpatrick and his crew at IAM Compton, the first-ever tattoo shop in Compton. Known for its musical influence and iconic street art, Compton is an artistic melting pot ready for the newest tat crew to share their talent.  KP, famed tattoo artist and visionary, brings his team of artists into the community and uses their creative energy to make a change while creating a "safe zone" in the city he calls home. 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...

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The Marathon Begins

Season 1 Ep 8/14/2019 *Tap link below to watch Black Ink Compton season Premiere     Celebrity tattoo artist KP and his crew set out to open Compton's first tattoo shop, but the city's complicated gang politics and a high-profile murder are cause for doubt.

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