Episode 401 Recap: Dirty Ink

Politics, punks and permanent ink!

#TeamWoodson - We start the episode with Jamal and friends shaking in their boots, wondering if political shark Blanche Taylor would come for them. (Photo: BET)

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#TeamWoodson - We start the episode with Jamal and friends shaking in their boots, wondering if political shark Blanche Taylor would come for them. (Photo: BET)

She Did That! - Come for them she did when she brought up a few things from Jamal's past, including his dealings with mob heavy-weight Jessie. (Photo: BET)

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She Did That! - Come for them she did when she brought up a few things from Jamal's past, including his dealings with mob heavy-weight Jessie. (Photo: BET)

Keep on Knowing - Y'all know Erika Alexander a.k.a Blanche Taylor! Don't get it twisted, she may be a politician, but she's a little crunk too!(Photo: BET)

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Keep on Knowing - Y'all know Erika Alexander a.k.a Blanche Taylor! Don't get it twisted, she may be a politician, but she's a little crunk too!(Photo: BET)

Politician Stacy - Next, Stacy tried to do the policitian thing by coming up with some (wack) slogans for Jamal. Charles tried to console her and tell her it was alright. If that's not love, then we don't know what is! (Photo: BET)

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Politician Stacy - Next, Stacy tried to do the policitian thing by coming up with some (wack) slogans for Jamal. Charles tried to console her and tell her it was alright. If that's not love, then we don't know what is! (Photo: BET)

Yes! - Speaking of love, we are all for Crystal's new 'do. (Photo: BET)

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Yes! - Speaking of love, we are all for Crystal's new 'do. (Photo: BET)

Kita's Opinion - By Kita's shady look, she wasn't feeling Crystal's new outlook on the whole Darkanian situation. (Photo: BET)

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Kita's Opinion - By Kita's shady look, she wasn't feeling Crystal's new outlook on the whole Darkanian situation. (Photo: BET)

Only One - And of course Tasha had to interrupt the regularly scheduled shade fest by announcing new info about her business, Tots by TLW, telling the girls that her new manufacturer calls her "Lady Queen Tasha..."(Photo: BET)

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Only One - And of course Tasha had to interrupt the regularly scheduled shade fest by announcing new info about her business, Tots by TLW, telling the girls that her new manufacturer calls her "Lady Queen Tasha..."(Photo: BET)

Celebs Who Went to Private School - Tasha and Jamal are searching for the perfect school for their twins, but don't want them to be the tokens or end up on the wrong side of life. With that said, we took the liberty of putting together a list of celebs who didn't do so bad after going to private school...

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Wrong - Bye Tasha!(Photo: BET)

Politics Now - On the other side of things, Jamal is trying to get like his wife Tasha and make a name for himself. But one of his constituents thinks he's affiliated with a religious group. (Photo: BET)

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Politics Now - On the other side of things, Jamal is trying to get like his wife Tasha and make a name for himself. But one of his constituents thinks he's affiliated with a religious group. (Photo: BET)

Ouch! - Meanwhile, Crystal thought she would change everything up on us, but punked out when getting a tatt. (Photo: BET)

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Ouch! - Meanwhile, Crystal thought she would change everything up on us, but punked out when getting a tatt. (Photo: BET)

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Tough Love - When it was Kita's turn, we found out that although she's a police officer, she's not about that tattoo life. (Photo: BET)

Show You How It's Done - Stacy showed promise and we got the notion that she may be about this tattoo life, unlike Kita. (Photo: BET)

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Show You How It's Done - Stacy showed promise and we got the notion that she may be about this tattoo life, unlike Kita. (Photo: BET)

Dirty Time - Next, Charles got his hands on some info that would help Jamal take Blanche down. This political business IS NOT ALL LOVE. (Photo: BET)

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Dirty Time - Next, Charles got his hands on some info that would help Jamal take Blanche down. This political business IS NOT ALL LOVE. (Photo: BET)

Not Amused - Jamal tried to be cool at first, but Blanche's shady ways got the best of him. (Photo: BET)

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Not Amused - Jamal tried to be cool at first, but Blanche's shady ways got the best of him. (Photo: BET)

"Get to Know Someone New" - We saw Jamal give us a little taste of his speech when Blanche Taylor confronted him in front of his constituents. But it's definitely time for Blanche to move aside and let some new blood enter the political ring, like these fresh political faces. (Photo: BET)

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I Got You, Blanche! - Jamal decided to do the honorable thing and let Blanche have it (respectfully of course)! Now this is where Jamal showed a little political zeal. We were scared for #TeamWoodson, but Jamal may win after all. Time to "Get to know someone new," eh?(Photo: BET)

Wow! - With all this heavy political talk, you know we couldn't leave the love out. What better way to do so than with Stacy and Charles? But Charles wasn't prepared for... (Photo: BET)

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Wow! - With all this heavy political talk, you know we couldn't leave the love out. What better way to do so than with Stacy and Charles? But Charles wasn't prepared for... (Photo: BET)

BAM! - ...when Stacy put that glow-in-the-dark tattoo on him!   Want to see more Let's Stay Together antics? Tune-in Tuesdays at 10:30P/9:30C. (Photo: BET)

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BAM! - ...when Stacy put that glow-in-the-dark tattoo on him!  Want to see more Let's Stay Together antics? Tune-in Tuesdays at 10:30P/9:30C. (Photo: BET)