Chicago-based tattoo artist who became the protagonist from the VH1 reality series spin-off Dark Ink Crew: Chicago. He’s who owns the tattoo store 9Mag. He opened up his 9Mag store honoring his sister Nova and 10-month-old niece Ava who have been tragically murdered by Nova’s ex-boyfriend Fredrick Goings in ’09 2009. He looks for deeper meanings behind traditional Japanese tattoo designs due to his component Japanese history. He grew up alongside his sister Nova. He includes a son called Mason with ex-girlfriend Rachel Leigh. His sister Nova was the ex-girlfriend of NBA participant Eddy Curry with whom she distributed a son called Noah.