The Game arrives at Shoe Palace to sign autographs after leaving set of Straight Outta Compton

STREETGANGS.COM | February 9, 2015 HOLLYWOOD-The Game left the set of Straight Outta Compton, where they were shooting a promo video in a barber shop, to come to Hollywood & Highland to sing autographs to commemorate the 10 year anniversary of his album, The Documentary arriving at the Shoe Palace shortly after 4:00 p.m. This […]

Shots Fired Near Set of N.W.A Biopic Straight Outta Compton, Cast Has Brush With Real Drive-By

by Bruna Nessif / E! News Wed., Aug. 13, 2014 2:05 PM PDT There was nothing scripted about this. E! News confirms that the cast and crew of the upcoming N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton experienced something that is, well, literally straight outta Compton when a scary (and very real) drive-by shooting occurred by the […]

“Friday” Director to Undertake “Straight Outta Compton” Biopic

By Lora Neng WWW.STREETGANGS.COM STAFF WRITER April 11, 2012 The wire is abuzz with the news that “Straight Outta Compton” will finally see itself made into a movie. The Hollywood Reporter writes that F. Gary Gray was chosen to direct the biopic on the Los Angeles seminal gangsta rap group N.W.A., beating out  “Boyz N […]

A&E to air documentary about Compton streets featuring The Game

Streetgangs.com Staff Writer June 5, 2016 | 12:29 a.m. Compton – A&E will air a 2-night miniseries about the streets of Compton featuring rapper the Game on June 9th at 9p.m. entitled Streets of Compton. Capitalizing off the success of the film, Straight Outta Compton, Creature Films and Entertainment One collaborated on the production of […]

Eastside Fruit Town Pirus in Compton

Fruit Town Pirus are a predominately African-American street gang on the eastside of Compton. They formed during the very early 1970s and are among the oldest Piru sets in Compton. They are named “Fruit Town” because many streets in the area that the gang formed were named after various fruits, such as Cherry Street, Plum […]

Compton, Calif., takes a stand against violence

BY CHRISTINA HOAG • ASSOCIATED PRESS • March 1, 2009 COMPTON, Calif. — Violence has long been part of life in this city on the gritty south side of Los Angeles. In the birthplace of gangsta rap, nightfall once brought gunfire and wearing the wrong color could get you killed. Gang activity is still a […]

Compton eyes comeback as murders fall to new low

Associated Press 2:34 PM PST, February 27, 2009 COMPTON — Violence has long been part of life in this city on the gritty south side of Los Angeles. In the birthplace of gangsta rap, nightfall once brought gunfire, and wearing the wrong color could get you killed. Gang activity is still a fixture in Compton’s […]

Homicides plunge, hope rises in Compton

With slayings in the community at their lowest level in 25 years, people are walking the streets again. Once resembling a military operation, law enforcement is engaging more with residents. By Scott Gold, Times January 23, 2009 It is a Sunday morning and there is still dew on the grass outside Faith Inspirational Missionary Baptist […]

Compton Stung by Steep Rise in Killings

Compton Stung by Steep Rise in Killings The spate of violence, much of it linked to gangs, reverses years of declines in slayings. By Megan Garvey and Rong-Gong Lin II Times Staff Writers July 25, 2005 Compton has recorded 44 slayings this year — more than in all of last year — putting the city […]

Suge Knight sentencing hearing – Victim Impact Statements (pt.2of2)

STREETGANGS.COM | October 23, 2018 LOS ANGELES – On October 4, 2018 Marion “Suge” Knight was sentenced after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the January 2015 death of Terry Carter, who was killed in the Tam’s parking lot after Suge Knight had a verbal altercation on the set of Straight Outta Compton promo shoot. Before […]

Judge breaks down Suge Knight’s 28-year prison sentence during sentencing hearing

STREETGANGS.COM | October 23, 2018 By Alex A. Alonso LOS ANGELES – Marion “Suge” Knight agreed to a plea deal on September 20, 2018, just days before his murder trial was to begin in the death of Terry Carter in January of 2015. On January 29, 2015, Knight arrived at “basecamp” and lunch break site […]

Suge Knight sentencing hearing – Victim Impact Statements (pt.1of2)

STREETGANGS.COM | October 22, 2018 LOS ANGELES – On October 4, 2018 Marion “Suge” Knight was sentenced after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the January 2015 death of Terry Carter, who was killed in the Tam’s parking lot after Suge Knight had a verbal altercation on the set of Straight Outta Compton promo shoot. Before […]

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