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It is unlikely though not impossible.

Avoid very heavy black work (tribal, Polynesian, Samoan, Marquesan) and maybe look to other types of Tattoo work.

It is very very rare that this may happen tattooing does not create what is known as a 'wet wound' (going beneath the layers of skin and creating a gash or slit in the skin which will ooze or bleed, scarification causes wet wounds for instance) and keloid is usually created by wet wounds.

If you are very prone to keloid scarring however I would do some serious research and ask other people with black skin to advise you.

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