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CREWS 2 GANGS (Crews that became gangs)

Unread postby Silencioso » January 25th, 2012, 4:08 pm

Name the L.A. gangs that started out as graff crews, breaking/dance crews or party crews (or any non-street gang for that matter).

Here's a few:
ATC - started life as Addicted To Crime tagging crew
TIK - started as tagging crew, I don't know their original name
TMC - started as hip hop crew (breaking?) Kept their original name.
PBGC - started as dance group (pre-hip hop) called Playboy Dancers.
Harpys - started out as MC.
WDCC - started as We Don't Care tagging crew.
OFA - started as Out For Action tagging crew
KAMs - started as tagging crew.
Akrho Pinoy/Akhro Boys Crazy etc, - started as Phillipines style fraternity

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Unread postby xicano323 » February 11th, 2012, 7:22 pm

you forgot

AMK- Avenida Marisol Krooks

by TMC do you mean The Magicians Club or The Mob Crew?
and yea i heard KAMs turned hood in '95 if am not mistaken.

what about the BUDs(Bellvue Dukes or some shit) in the westside, are they still taggers? bcuz i saw them claiming the 13 and Rockwood always bashing on them for being claimers.

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Unread postby Silencioso » August 23rd, 2012, 2:14 pm

by TMC do you mean The Magicians Club or The Mob Crew?

The Mob Crew. Thee Magicians Club always a gang as far as I know.

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Unread postby youngspade » August 23rd, 2012, 7:43 pm

So this where yu hiding nigga?


If I'm not mistaken at one point the Queens street were a break dancing crew.


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Unread postby dubbel » August 25th, 2012, 4:46 am

I dont know if this is the right place to post this question but what is the difference between preppie gangs and the regular sets?

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Unread postby youngspade » August 25th, 2012, 1:20 pm

dubbel wrote:I dont know if this is the right place to post this question but what is the difference between preppie gangs and the regular sets?


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Unread postby judastaugamma » August 30th, 2012, 11:03 pm

Silencioso wrote:Name the L.A. gangs that started out as graff crews, breaking/dance crews or party crews (or any non-street gang for that matter).

Here's a few:
ATC - started life as Addicted To Crime tagging crew
TIK - started as tagging crew, I don't know their original name
TMC - started as hip hop crew (breaking?) Kept their original name.
PBGC - started as dance group (pre-hip hop) called Playboy Dancers.
Harpys - started out as MC.
WDCC - started as We Don't Care tagging crew.
OFA - started as Out For Action tagging crew
KAMs - started as tagging crew.
Akrho Pinoy/Akhro Boys Crazy etc, - started as Phillipines style fraternity

AKP, TGP and SRB were all fraternities in Philippines.

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Re: CREWS 2 GANGS

Unread postby triplethreat » September 19th, 2012, 12:42 am

KWS (Kings With Style) turned into Krazy Wicked Surenos

SSK (South Side Kings) turned into South Side Krooks

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Unread postby BIGG LISTO » September 22nd, 2012, 10:25 pm

Harpys was a Motorcycle gang. My uncle was one of the main vatos from their.

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Unread postby alexalonso » September 23rd, 2012, 11:04 pm

Is Kings Have Arrived (KHA) considered an official street gang out in Baldwin Park. We know the police are calling them a gang though, but they were a tagger crew from what I knew.

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Re: CREWS 2 GANGS

Unread postby triplethreat » September 25th, 2012, 12:26 am

DH (Destroying Highways/Dedicated Homies) turned into Devious Hoodlums

EK (Evil Kids/Evil Kings) turned into Evil Klan

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Unread postby BIGG LISTO » October 6th, 2012, 1:00 pm

Silencioso wrote:Name the L.A. gangs that started out as graff crews, breaking/dance crews or party crews (or any non-street gang for that matter).

Here's a few:
ATC - started life as Addicted To Crime tagging crew
TIK - started as tagging crew, I don't know their original name
TMC - started as hip hop crew (breaking?) Kept their original name.
PBGC - started as dance group (pre-hip hop) called Playboy Dancers.
Harpys - started out as MC.
WDCC - started as We Don't Care tagging crew.
OFA - started as Out For Action tagging crew
KAMs - started as tagging crew.
Akrho Pinoy/Akhro Boys Crazy etc, - started as Phillipines style fraternity


TIK was the insane kings, now they are tiny insane kriminals

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Re: CREWS 2 GANGS

Unread postby Cold Bear » October 10th, 2012, 9:10 pm

I know DHT was small if it was even considered a gang in WLA, but I think the tagging crew that was beefing with NHD back in the day became the gang DHT.

I think some of those dudes went to Uni High

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Unread postby AztecNinja » October 16th, 2012, 7:34 pm

alexalonso wrote:Is Kings Have Arrived (KHA) considered an official street gang out in Baldwin Park. We know the police are calling them a gang though, but they were a tagger crew from what I knew.
I live close to BP and the only people making noise is ES Bolen and NS Bolen, thye are both pretty physical and have been for years, cant see KHA being able to carve anything out in that area, I do see some KHAx3 tags on the freeway sometime but its right in ESBP hood so I know they arent running anything there.
What about NBT, UBC in HP, BSA on the westside.

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Unread postby alexalonso » October 16th, 2012, 11:27 pm

triplethreat wrote:DH (Destroying Highways/Dedicated Homies) turned into Devious Hoodlums

EK (Evil Kids/Evil Kings) turned into Evil Klan


Where is Devils Hoodlums, city? streets?

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Re: CREWS 2 GANGS (Crews that became gangs)

Unread postby triplethreat » October 17th, 2012, 6:10 am

^Devious Hoodlums is from Anaheim. Not sure what their hood blocks are. They claim Anaheim Devious Hoodlums (ADH). One of their main rivals is Anaheim La Colonia. Also, the EK I'm referring to in that post is from Santa Ana. Not sure if they're directly connected to the EK in the city of Hawthorne.

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Unread postby ridincitiesforever » October 10th, 2013, 11:24 pm

213 in Montebello was a tagging crew at first then became a gang. WID, now I see them hitting up with a 13. I remember them back in high school as a tagging crew.

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Unread postby bgcasper » October 11th, 2013, 5:32 am

compton side top of my mind DTK NOW VARRIO MSK SAME KAK SAME ...dtw ...cmf jsc tgc bkm...now there is crew that go into bigger gang tnb dsm gbs went into sscc most kak go tf but a kak remain well a gang of those

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Unread postby elOriginalMartinez » October 11th, 2013, 1:43 pm

all the east side T.I.K.s became an official clika off. THE LOTT 13 gang in the mid 1990s

VARRIO LOTT - TRECE
- Tiny Insane Kriminals
- Townsend Insane Killers
- Tonight I Kill
- The Insane Klika

Its all THE LOTT !!!

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Re: CREWS 2 GANGS

Unread postby Lonewolf » October 12th, 2013, 1:14 am

@1 wrote:
triplethreat wrote:DH (Destroying Highways/Dedicated Homies) turned into Devious Hoodlums

EK (Evil Kids/Evil Kings) turned into Evil Klan


Where is Devils Hoodlums, city? streets?



DH's are in one of sthe unincorp area on the south west side of anaheim, in what can be referred to as the islands, because bits and pieces of anaheim they're out there in blocks and chunks throughout the zone., DH is just north of LA COLONIA ANAHEIM, and just west of PACIFICO.,

Devious Hoodlums are in between (N) Ball Road, (W) Gilbert, (E) Brookhurst, (S) Cerritos.

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Unread postby Lonewolf » October 12th, 2013, 1:18 am

i don't have edit function on this forum, so i ave to correct my typos this way..

DH's are in one of the unincorp areas on the south west side of anaheim in what can be referred to as the islands, because bits and pieces of anaheim are out there in blocks and chunks throughout the zone., DH is just north of LA COLONIA ANAHEIM, and just *East of PACIFICO.,

Devious Hoodlums are in between (N) Ball Road, (W) Gilbert, (E) Brookhurst, (S) Cerritos.

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Unread postby bgcasper » October 16th, 2013, 8:55 am

found some nice thing about that topic:

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Unread postby Culver661 » December 18th, 2013, 11:25 pm

Great Post

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Re: CREWS 2 GANGS (Crews that became gangs)

Unread postby alexalonso » April 2nd, 2014, 2:58 pm

- Did Choppers 12 start off as something else?
- I think Trouble Gangster Crips, were Halldale Crips first, and then taggers before

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Unread postby advocate » April 3rd, 2014, 7:54 pm

Poserz 13 started off as a crew I think...I thought I heard they were a dance crew but I cant remember.

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Unread postby sugarpimpin » April 4th, 2014, 1:16 pm

TMC from what I hear started as The Mexican Crips.

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Re: CREWS 2 GANGS (Crews that became gangs)

Unread postby Pampa » May 19th, 2014, 9:42 am

TOP6 started as hip hop crew and became a gang

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Unread postby mrdee » February 2nd, 2015, 11:23 am

1990s CREWS
ATC - addicted to crime - alley tiny criminals - king and western
BSA - beyond street artists - barrio saint andrews - western and venice
AOB - all out bombing - avenue oxford boys - 6th st and western
TIK - the insane kings - tiny insane kriminals - 10th and washington
FMA - famous mexican artists - familia - vineyard and washington
NBT - nothing but trouble - trouble gangster - 51 and normandie
WDC - we dont care - dont care crips - hoover and king
SSK - seventeen street kriminals - washington and orchard
TMC - the magicians club - vine and santa monica

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Re: CREWS 2 GANGS (Crews that became gangs)

Unread postby ValleyKid » August 16th, 2015, 6:02 pm

Is OFA really officially 13? They did some graffiti rollers on the long tagged up wall next to the 5 freeway close to Los Feliz. They're on some tagger shit yet they're claiming Sur.

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Unread postby bgcasper » August 16th, 2015, 10:10 pm

[quote="@1"]- Did Choppers 12 start off as something else?
- I think Trouble Gangster Crips, were Halldale Crips first, and then taggers before[/quote]
no i think they was nbt nothing but trouble first werent gangsta neither crips at first

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Re: CREWS 2 GANGS (Crews that became gangs)

Unread postby MMRbkaRudog » August 16th, 2015, 11:16 pm

ValleyKid wrote:Is OFA really officially 13? They did some graffiti rollers on the long tagged up wall next to the 5 freeway close to Los Feliz. They're on some tagger shit yet they're claiming Sur.

I doubt it and up here, some tag 14.

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Re: CREWS 2 GANGS (Crews that became gangs)

Unread postby alexalonso » May 9th, 2017, 2:02 pm

HOB, which is Hang OUt Boys off Broadway and King, I believe was a tagger crew before they started taking on the gang identity.


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