Grape Street Watts Crips – South Los Angeles | Jordan Downs | Baby Locos

Grape Street Crips from Watts Los Angeles during a funeral. Photo from Newsweek Magazine March 28, 1988 page 28

Grape Street Crips from Watts Los Angeles during a funeral. Photo from Newsweek Magazine March 28, 1988 page 28

Eastside Grape Street Watts Crips (GSC, GST, WBLC, GSW) are a predominatly African-American street gang located on the Watts section of Southeast section of Los Angeles, California. They are specifically loctaed in the Jordan Downs Public Housing of Los Angeles.

During the 1970s, this neighborhood was called Watts Varrio Grape (WVG), which included both Mexican and Black members together. When the Mexicans aligned themselves under the Sureno banner as South Siders, the Mexican members changed their name to South Side Watts Varrio Grape Street and the Black members went by East Side Watts Varrio Grape but by around 1986/87 the new Black members were known as East Side Grape Street Watts Baby Loc Crips.

All new black members after 1987 that were from the Jordan Downs Public Housing projects went by the new name, Baby Loc Crips, but some of the new members from the Anzacs, 95th, 97th Banderas Blocc, 105s, 107s and 112s clicks do not necessarily go by the name Baby Locs. Most of the Baby Loc Crips were from the 103rd Street click in the projects, therefore new black members did not claim WVG anymore, but some old long time members of this neighborhood (pre-1987) still by habit say WVG and still have WVG tattoos.

Their main rival would be the Bounty Hunter Bloods that are loctaed in the adjacent Public Housing called Nickerson Gardens, but since the Watts truce of 1992 their rivalry has not been as intense as it was during the 1980s and early 1990s but it does flare up periodically. The truce efforts that took place in Watts in 1992 should be a great example of what can be accomplished in other areas of the city if replicated in other neighborhoods.

The Grapes have several clicks that make up the entire neighborhood that include the following: Baby Locs, Peta Roll Squad, Peta Roc Squad, Peta Loc Squad, Parolee Squad, 95th, Bandera Blocc 97, 103rd, Dust Town Crip, Dust Town Hoggs, and Tip Top.

The Grape Streets have aligned themselves with most Tray neighborhoods such as the Eight Tray Gangsters and Play Boy Gangsters, most Compton Crip sets, but they have had a tenuous relationship with the Rollin 30s Crips.

Their area goes from 97th Street (north) to 107th Street (south) between Wilmington (west) and Alameda (east). They are the largest Crip neighborhood in Watts at 0.394 square miles and the second largest overall black gang in the area, second to the Bounty Hunter Bloods.

In addition to wearing blue, they like wearing purple for grape. They are named after a north-south street in Watts, Grape Street, and 103rd is the heart of their neighborhood. They occupy the Jordan Downs Public Housing and most residents attend Jordan High School which is located adjacent to the public housing.

Grape Street Watts clicks
– Anzac Grape Street Watts Crips (different from the ones in Compton)
– 95th Grape Street Watts Crips (one way streets)
– 97th Grape Street Watts Crips-Bandera Blocc (one-way streets)
– 103rd Grape Street Watts Baby Loc Crips (in the Jordan Downs Housing Projects)
– 105th Grape Street Watts Baby Locs (New Homes, Blue Gate Baby Locs)
– 107th Grape Street Watts Baby Locs Crip (off of Santana-the original street)
– 112th Grape Street Watts Crip (near Willowbrook St. near the train tracks)
– Dustown Hawgs
– Real Bo$$ Playaz
– East Side Kids
– Ten-Tray Ballaz (they live in the Blu-Gates)
– Parolees
– Playville
– Tip-Top

The Peda Roll Mafia click changed in 2006 to Peda Roll Squad, and they have no allegiance or relations with the “Mafia” Crip alliance.

A history of Grape Street was published in issue #2 of Allhood Magazine.

The Grape Streets made news headlines when Wayne “Big Honcho” Day was arrested in Minnesota on federal drug charges in 1996 and later convicted of narcotics violations and sentenced to 250 months in federal prison. He was released from prison in 2007.

In 2008 Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey announced a 10-count indictment against several alleged members of the Grape Street Crips for possession of PCP and hundreds of gallons of highly toxic precursor chemicals used to manufacture PCP. According to the 10-count indictment, the PCP manufacturing and distribution ring was led by Alphonso Eugene Foster, 38, a senior member of the Grape Street Crips, along with Kim Vernell Walker, 45, a long-time member of the Santana Blocc Crips.

The defendants charged in the primary 10-count indictment are as follows:

-Alphonso Eugene Foster, also known as “Al Foster” also known as “G-Al.” 38
-Kim Vernell Walker, also known as “Plex,” 45
-Michael Edward Baker, also known as “Butter,” and “B-Mike,” 33
-Latera Kyesha Lashana Odom, also known as “Kisha,” 25
-ML Scott, also known as “Rainbow,” also known as “Bow,” 43
-Kelvin Benn, also known as “Down,” 31
-Ronell Napier, also known as “Foe,” 38
-Darcell Morris, also known as “D,” also known as “Da,” and “Dar”
-Lydia Lenora Brown, also known as “Lydia,” 49
-Johnnie Lee Boyd Sr., also known as “John Lee,” 47
-Charlotte Wright Jackson, also known as “Charlotte,” 46
-Jamilah Latifa Terrell, also known as “Porky,” 26
-Anthony Rondele Robinzine, also known as “Bam,” 38

Deceased members of Grape Street Crips in Los Angeles

  1. 8-Ball
  2. Branden “Be-L” Bullard, 25, ( – January 25, 2008), shot and killed by East Coast Crip member
  3. Big De
  4. Butcher Loc
  5. C-Bone
  6. Carter Loc
  7. Chub
  8. Tiny Crazo
  9. Crow
  10. Devo
  11. Dirty C
  12. Lil Down Down, (November 15, 1990 – April 4, 2007)
  13. Eddie “Eddie Boy” Simpson, 22, (May 3, 1963 – March 4, 1986)
  14. G-Al
  15. Geo
  16. Gus Loc
  17. Hate
  18. High Tower
  19. K-Loc
  20. Kenneth “Kenny Crow Loco” Day, 26, (April 2, 1961 – November 27, 1987)
  21. Kodak
  22. Macc
  23. “Mickey” Chamberlin
  24. Jerome “Mr. Bone” Dunn, 21, (May 23, 1960 – March 25, 1982)
  25. Pine Yine
  26. Purplerain
  27. Lil Rob
  28. OG Darryl “Stomper” McCall, 20, (July 18, 1961 – December 13, 1981)
  29. Lil Tank
  30. Tee Roy
  31. T Mac
  32. Kejuan “Tweeter 9″ Bullard, 23, ( – March 19, 2008)
  33. Wino
  34. Young

118 comments on “Grape Street Watts Crips – South Los Angeles | Jordan Downs | Baby Locos

  1. R.i.P WAYWEE

  2. Real GRAPE Let on said:

    fucc booty hole pjs & ECC bitch im from GRAPE

  3. loc wax 103 on said:

    fucc kyle n dat otha bkitch azz nigga tryna diz n shit .Its bk pk ova her bkitch fucc u sayn.BKut fucc all dat watts upk to all my grapk3 str33ts in da jdpk n all across da world we go hold it down till we all gone .Watts upk to all da ogs dats bkanging im just a lil homi3 n bke bkanging too hard bkut dats all i wanna say doe, n all yea bk pk to dem slobs.R.I.P RAYMOND

  4. Wattz upk 103 WBLC JDP W3 XUT H3R3 GRAPK3 2 TH3 DEAF XF M3

  5. spadezlocc on said:

    peach town compton crip fake st kay

  6. Venice567 on said:

    My dad is from Grape R.I.P O.G Butcher Loc aka Todd/Eddie…Love you

  7. ignorant illiterate wannabes on said:

    I’ve never seen a more illiterate group of posts iny life. Nobody will make past 25 for sure…if you do…it will be in McDonald’s.
    Being in a gang is booty hole cool fools

  8. BIG POCCET LOC on said:


  9. B^H^Gkz on said:

    FucK Fake St Ya’ll Been Quietk Sinxe Menaxe 2 Soxiety Be4stside W4tts B^H^ MacKin Pk 3k Ck Gk 114% Foursumlot ABK Watts~Nickerson~Gkardens Fake Street Killas Bl444444tk

  10. RellyNation on said:

    Bounty HUNNAS fugk FAKE STREET All out shawlot 2ucke line Ace line Hunnas or nuthingk Nickerson Gkardens CPCCK GK PK CK 103Killerz

  11. lil K-macc on said:


  12. JerzeyniGG???? on said:

    MA Cuzzo GRAPk3 He Crippin ova in Jerzey He A BkvBkyloc So Ima BkeA BkvBkloc Cause Da Pkurpkle Way Is Da Way 2 Go Fucc Bkooty Holez #WVTTSUPK????

  13. jewtocoon on said:

    None of you welfare ridden, faggot gangstas will make it to middle age. Pull up your pants, burn your tats and brush your toofes. Maybe you could give me your address in the hood so we can meet alone. I will bitchslap you the man’s way. Fuck you .

  14. 5LINE_HUNAZ on said:




    • Gunna Dym3s on said:

      Bkoy fucc u nd da whol3 5klin3 bkitch niGGa u no watt it is im n n3w orl3ans ryt3 now bkut C3il3v3 m3 w3n i G3t hom3 u da first on da list bkooty hol3 ass nigga yall not livin lik da niGGa k33pk it r3al wit yas3lf loCC 3astsid3 Grapk3str33t watts bkabkyloCC Cripk bkudlonG 103rd jdpk niGGa nd if u wanna no who i am im lil dym3s if u dont no m3 u Gon find out bkitch niGGa Cs upk Gsupk

  15. kametra on said:

    My father is on the top list. Michael Baker is my dad all you hatin niggas from piru fucc y’all bhk fucc y’all and anyone else that got a problem with grape street fucc y’all y’all all talk behind a computer screen. Bitches talk that’s Wat y’all doin so…get y’all weight up

  16. Hoover jo on said: LOC

  17. honkeysayswhatup on said:

    I miss the gang wars of the 80′s. Us white boys used to cruise down to compton from Lakewood to get our drugs. You fucking niggas always had the drugs. Please go back to killing each other and leave us white folk alone.

  18. Stewie Griffin on said:

    Guahan Crips All The Way. Fuk Blood And Rukus

  19. Loc Tdud on said:

    shout out to my nigga loc jut cuz I fuccs wit my grape st niggas. dub city #rich rollin

  20. nappks bkashking

  21. A $ WaL @ watts baby Loc on said:

    Watts up to all my comrades . Grape or nothin. We on the map jersey shore area @ new jersey. Keep The vine growing .tr3y Love (G $ t)….. A $ waL . Monmouth county 3ast side or die

  22. Hom_G103 on said:

    Fucc u slob bk fucc bkhunter slobks Gst 103%Wblc Prm fuck a slobks from diccerson Gardens Eastside up

  23. Ramon Cruz on said:

    Dallas Houston-+Texas Watts 100%.

  24. n1gger on said:

    All of you illiterate porch monkies need to either kill yourselves or get a damn job stop living off of the tax payer like the dirty Mexicans you smelly people disgust me monky mouth mothersuckas

  25. babyface-locsta on said:

    THIS IS OYGBABYFACE-LOCSTA FROM ES GRAPE’ST WATTS BABYLOC’S CRIP GANG DUST TOWN HOGGG’S FUCC all ememies from nappy heads 3 booty hoes 3 fe’jay tank tops sur-rat13 all ememies

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