Lil Reece Talks about Operation Tampa Bay, Riverside Gang Bust

STREETGANGS.COM | March 5, 2015 Riverside, Calif. – Lil Reece from Riverside’s 1200 Blocc East Coasts Crips talks about Operation Tampa Bay, which was a police joint operation between the local police and ATF. The 2011 indictments against the 40 alleged East Coasts Crips gang members, did not yield the type of prison sentences and […]

Ben “Taco” Owens from Pay Bacc Crip to Paying Back the community

STREETGANGS.COM | February 27, 2015 Gardena, CA – Ben “Taco” Owens is a former gang member that talked about his life growing up in Gardena and becoming a member of the Paybacc Crips (PBC). He also talked about drug use and multiple trips to the penitentiary. After being released from prison in 2004, he decided […]

Big Stretch speaks on Belizean ancestry and the many LA gangs with Belizean members

STREETGANGS.COM | February 12, 2015 EXPOSITION PARK- Belizeans have migrated to Los Angeles in significant numbers since the 1960s and they settled in South Los Angeles, along the Western, Normandie, and Vermont corridors. By the 1980s, Belizeans began joining traditional Black American street gangs in South LA, often times assimilating to Black culture where there […]

911 call of Bobby Brown family fight with bottles at W Hotel in Atlanta

STREETGANGS.COM | Published on Feb 11, 2015 Date: February 5, 2015 Location: Colony Square, Atlanta, CA Related posts: Drake and Chris Brown’s Nightclub Fight Prompts Call For Legislated Bottle Service Bobby Lavender explains how he started a Blood gang in Los Angeles “Car ran over two guys,” Complete 911 call of Suge Knight’s fatal hit-and-run […]

“Car ran over two guys,” Complete 911 call of Suge Knight’s fatal hit-and-run

STREETGANGS.COM | February 7, 2015 COMPTON – Recently released 911 tapes revealed the voice of a very frantic women reporting that Marion “Suge” Knight ran over two people on January 29, 2015 in Compton. After a heated argument between Knight and film maker Cle “Bone” Sloan who was working as a crew member on the […]

Blood Line (BL) prison gang member explains misconceptions associated with his membership

STREETGANGS.COM | February 6, 2015 SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Moose, originally from 61 Harvard Park Brims, joined BL (Blood Line) when incarcerated in the Los Angeles County Jail several years ago. BL and the United Blood Nation (UBN) were prison gangs formed in California prisons during the late 1980s so that Blood members, who were […]

Lil Sodi begins serving sentence for his role in 2012 shooting

streetgangs.com January 24, 2015 | 3:53 a.m. LOS ANGELES – In 2012 Lil Sodi along with two other Eight Tray Gangster Crips members were arrested and charged with 1st degree murder. According to the LAPD, Lil Sodi was a participant in a homicide by his van being linked as the get-away vehicle. After facing a […]

From gang member, to prisoner, to entrepreneur: Kevon Gulley from Compton

Streetgangs.com January 17, 2015 COMPTON – Kevon Gulley, grew up in Compton and became a member of the Fruit Town Pirus as a youth. He was sent to prison for car jacking, robbery and kidnapping. He was released from prison, but just after three years, he was sent back to prison, facing a life sentence […]

Holly Park gang conflict (1989/1990) at border of Hawthorne, Inglewood and South LA

Streetgangs.com Published on Jan 1, 2015 In 1989 and 1990, Holly Park in Hawthorne, CA was the site of much gang related conflict and shootings. Surrounded by the Water Gate Crips, Neighborhood Crip 115, Shot Gun Crips, and with the Denver Lane Bloods and other Bloods gangs in Inglewood, made this location a hot gang […]

Terrance Roberts claims self-defense in shooting at peace rally in Park Hill, Denver

Streetgangs.com December 23, 2014 | 3:45 a.m. LOS ANGELES – Terrance Roberts is a former Blood gang member from Park Hill’s Crenshaw Mafia Bloods in Denver, CO, but after serving over 10 years in prison, he decided to change the trajectory of his life by giving back to the community and calling for peace. Roberts […]

The Ratchet Store in South Los Angeles, Fig Side, T.H.O.T., School Boy Q & the Hoovers

STREETGANGS.COM | November 23, 2014 FIGUEROA & SLAUSON – Alexx Tenorio from the Ratchet Store, located on Figueroa & Slauson (at 76 gas station) talks about the Fig Side Clothing and how TDE (Top Dawd Entertainment) artist School Boy Q has represented Fig Side, the Hoover Gang and what the terms Ratchet and THOT mean. […]

Hip-Hop documentary, “My Kingdom Come: An LA Gangster Rap Story” to be released in February 2015

Streetgangs.com November 12, 2014 SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Official Trailer for My Kingdom Come: An LA Gangster Rap Story is a documentary about H-Crown, a South Los Angeles gang member who was recently released from prison after serving almost 5 years for armed robbery. As a youth he became a member of the Five Deuce […]