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Black Wave Tattoo, located in Los Angeles California, is the original home of the tribal tattoo. As one of the premium tattoo shops in the U.S., Blackwave Tattoo is well respected across the tattoo industry. Founded by Leo Zulueta, who is widely credited with popularizing tribal-style tattooing in the United States, Black Wave has continued it's tradition of providing the best tattoo and traditional tatau work in the world. Leo's protege and current owner Su'a Sulu'ape FreeeWind is known for his culturally correct tribal design as well as contemporary neo-tribal tattooing. As the adopted son and student of Su'a Sulu'ape Petelo of Samoa, he also specializes in traditional tatau using Polynesian, Indonesian and Native American hand tools, as well as modern machine tattooing.






At Black Wave Tattoo, all of our Los Angeles Tattoo Artists are skilled in Tribal Tattoo, Neo-Tribal Tattoos, Black & Gray Tattoo and Colorwork. Black Wave Tattoo in Los Angeles is the home of the traditional Tribal Tattoo & traditional TaTau.

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