DJ Tambe has been tattooing for over 20 years. After getting his start in Rochester, N.Y., he relocated to Las Vegas where he has been working at Bad Apple Tattoo ever since.
DJ gained notoriety by appearing on season 2 of Best Ink, where he was the runner up. He later upped his game considerably by becoming the first ever 2 time winner of Paramount Network’s hit show Ink Master. He has toured the country, appearing at dozens of conventions, and racking up dozens of awards.
In 2018, along with his fellow Ink Master champion Bubba Irwin, DJ opened Branded Tattoo Company in Nashville, T.N.