Katrina “Kat Tat” Jackson Signs First Look, Development and Executive Production Deal with Paramount

Katrina “Kat Tat” Jackson, tattoo artist, TV personality and entrepreneur, has signed a first look, development and executive production deal with Paramount, it was announced today. As part of the deal, Jackson will work with his production company, Enigma Entertainment Group, to develop and produce unique content for Paramount.

“I couldn’t feel more blessed and thrilled to partner with Paramount as they continue to support a new generation of BIPOC and female creators,” Jackson said. “I’m thrilled to not only return to television, but to create and produce new, fun, fresh, compelling and impactful content across all platforms.”

She will also provide on-camera services, including her long-awaited return to the Black Ink Crew franchise on VH1 Black Ink Crew: Compton, which will take place on Monday evening. Jackson dazzled the world as a VH1 star Black Ink Crew: Chicago for three seasons, creating a stunning tattoo on his own thigh during a standout episode of the show. She left the show in 2017 to focus on her own business and became the first black woman to own a tattoo studio in Beverly Hills, California. Since then, Jackson has tattooed a host of celebrities and athletes, including Idris Elba, Trey Songz, Faith Evans and Von Miller.

Jackson’s works have been featured on ESPN, Rolling Stone, Inked, Refinery 29, VH1, BET and a host of other platforms and newspapers around the world. Jackson’s work has been exhibited in galleries across the country, including Art Basel in Miami, where she has sold unique pieces to Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson and comedian Deon Cole. She has also partnered with a number of well-known companies in the beauty and fashion industries including Shoe Dazzle, Fashion Nova, Pretty Little Thing, Cantù Beauty, ORS Hair Care and True Religion.

Sara H. Byrd