Visiting 5th Ward & Kashmere Gardens; Life on Houston northeast side

STREETGANGS.COM | October 22, 2016 HOUSTON – We visited the northeast side of Houston’s black community in Kasmere Gardens & 5th Ward. We learned of an officer involved shooting of Frederick “Cat Eye Fred” Roy, 35, who was shot and killed on Hoffman back in August 2015. The killing of Roy stemmed from a domestic […]

Social media leads to arrest of suspected gang member in Rochelle Park

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By RICHARD COWEN | : News July 26, 2016, 6:49 PM Last updated: Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 6:49 PM Passaic police say they used Facebook to track a reputed gang member wanted for a stabbing that occurred four years ago, which led to an arrest on Monday in Rochelle Park. Jorge Hernandez, 28, was […]

Top Ten Oldest Blood (Piru) gangs in Los Angeles – Part 1

STREETGANGS.COM | July 17, 2016 | 5:20 p.m. South Los Angeles, CA – Take a tour through South Los Angeles, Watts and Compton visiting the oldest current Bloods gangs. The Blood identity was mostly like formed in 1978, but the neighborhoods that eventually aligned themselves to fight against the Crips in the very early 1970s […]

The Game, Snoop Dogg & Minister Louis Farrakhan Call Meeting For Gang Members To Unite


By Victoria Hernandez | July 14, 2016 | 11:36 AM Los Angeles, CA – The Game is calling for all gang members to meet him, Snoop Dogg and Minister Louis Farrakhan to have an open discussion about the state of the streets today. The Compton, California rapper made the announcement on Instagram today for […]

Police searching for shooter who killed man outside Harvard Park Rosanna Xia

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Rosanna Xia | LATIMES.COM July 4, 2016 A man was shot and killed Monday afternoon outside a public park in the Harvard Park area, police said. Authorities responded to multiple calls reporting gunshots around 12:15 p.m at West 62nd Street and Harvard Boulevard, near the Jackie Tatum / Harvard Recreation Center. The victim was pronounced […]

Shot 16 times in 4 gang-related shootings in South LA, 59 East Coast Crips

STREETGANGS.COM | June 28, 2016 59th & Central Ave, Los Angeles – Son, Lil Lettuce, reflects on the father (Momo) he never met, that died just months before he was born. Big Momo from 59 East Coast Crips died in a traffic accident in December 3, 1985 right before his birth in March 1986. Baby […]

Crips from 20s and Insane come together in Long Beach at Veterans Park

STREETGANGS.COM |June 06, 2016 Long Beach, CA – Three members from Long Beach Rollin 20s Crips (2Tha Loco, BriaanPF and Fadee RR) and a member form Insane Crip (William Mamoth), a traditional rival, came together to talk about their history and coming together despite the historical conflicts that these neighborhoods have and have had in […]

Shot in the face in gang-related near fatal shooting

STREETGANGS.COM | February 10, 2016 East-side, South Los Angeles, CA – Infant Two Cool from East Coast Crips was shot in the face about 3 weeks before this video was recorded. He choked on one tooth and nearly lost his life from a gun shot wound to his left cheek.He survived the incident but he […]

Diddy Shares Never-Before-Seen Footage Of Biggie In The Studio


By Trent Clark | March 10, 2016 | 2:31 PM Los Angeles, CA – Yesterday, March 9, commemorated the unfortunate 19th anniversary of The Notorious B.I.G.’s still-unsolved murder. While tributes across the Hip Hop stratosphere were at an all-time high, his best friend Sean “Diddy/Puff Daddy” Combs took to his Instagram to share a […]

Working Out with a Notorious German Biker Gang

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By Matern Boeselager | March 4, 2016 We’ve been wandering around a nondescript industrial lot in northern Berlin for about ten minutes when we finally spot them by a gate: Two men, built like bouncers—in leather cut-off jackets, their hair cropped very short. We approach them a tad uncomfortably, and they shake our hands […]

69th Street East Coast Crips at old apartment site on Main Street

STREETGANGS.COM | February 20, 2016 Eastside Los Angeles -Big Nina Boy from 69 East Coast Crips off Main Street & 71st and Main Street & 69th Streets talking about life, gangs, the past, history, music, Raymond Washington and the old apartments on 69th & Main Streets that the City of Los Angeles demolished in 2007. […]

Noisey Bompton: Violence Touches All of Us (Part 4)

kendrick-lamar-noisey-bompton /Noisy February 19, 2016 “I know a lot of people are saying that it’s getting better, but I’m the one that’s doing the funerals.” Religion plays an important role alongside stories of Compton gang life in the music of Kendrick Lamar. In the fourth of six segments of Noisey Bompton, we pay a visit […]