Dutchess is the only female tattoo artist at Black Ink, but that doesn’t keep her from being a force to reckon with. Dutchess is a Southern Belle from Lincolnton, North Carolina. She graduated at the top of her class and went on to receive a degree in Business Management. Whether it was her business skills or her eye for art, this sexy and powerful woman has had a hold on Ceaser’s heart from the beginning. Dutchess, who isn’t afraid to speak her mind, has had her up and downs with not only Ceaser, but with the other crew as well. However one thing’s for sure …whether it comes to modeling gigs or to tattooing celebrity clientele, Dutchess makes sure that all eyes are certainly on her.
Armed with an arsenal of musical talent, IM5 is making waves as America’s next dominant boy band. The multi-cultured trio comprised of band members Cole Pendery, Dana Vaughns and Gabe Morales, boast their unique styles that fuse together R&B-driven pop melodies, authentic vocal harmonies, and full blown dance routines. The band also writes its own music and incorporates real instrumentation into their live sets. Now as the trio, IM5 is getting ready to embark on their first tour and release an new EP this Spring. David Duane had the chance to catch up the guys in New York City to discuss everything. Check It Out !!!!
Quani might be known as Puma’s wife but she’s more than that. She’s one the newest cast members to VH1’s “Black Ink Crew”. Before becoming pregnant with her and Puma’s daughter – Quani, she was highly into the world of fashion and photography. After she received news from the doctors that she had a high risk pregnant, Quani decided to take a hiatus from her passions. We recently spoke with Quani about it all and how her reason for joining Puma on reality show. Check out our exclusive interview and be sure to share it !!!!
Founder of Sprinkle Of Jesus, an organization inspiring today’s generation to want to create a relationship with God & Jesus Christ. Dana blogs about her experience in finding and living through christ, sharing inspiration and showing how awesome it is to give God our youth to recieve our blessing in abundance. Through social networks she shares motivational videos and posts to over 25,000 people in counting, praying and getting through every day struggles, that we face in the world. Determined to create her heaven on earth she encourages people of all ages to want to establish that life changing relationship.
She is also founder of Christian Base, an organization dedicated to helping Christians jump start their businesses on the foundation of Christ, to successfully become a Christian Based Business. Dana is a 20 year old child of God, determined to break bondage’s around the world through prayer and making new followers of Christ. She prays to continue on the path of being a successful woman business owner with the guidance of her father Uncle Majic The Hip Hop Magician, a Christian Base Success Story. Check out our exclusive interview with Dana and also follow her on social media !!!!
Sassy is the youngest of the crew, but rest assured, she can hold her own! Born and raised right down the block from Black Ink, Sassy is a neighborhood girl who walks the walk and talks the talk. Whether it’s modeling for Urban Ink magazine, or helping out backstage at a fashion show, Sassy’s magnetic style and energy draw people her way. Sassy is proud of her sexuality…she doesn’t like labels but she will say that the ladies keep her smiling. Despite the constant feud between Ceaser and Puma (who she works with at Ink 124), Sassy manages to play Switzerland and to walk the line between worlds. We were blessed with the opportunity to chat with Sassy last week, Check it out !