OG Athens Park Blood transitioning to life after 25 years in prison

STREETGANGS.COM | September 30, 2015 South Los Angeles – From San Pedro & El Segundo Maurice talks about being sent to prison during the late 1980s. He was sentenced to 25 years to life but gained his freedom in 2012. He talks about trying to transition to life after prison, but discussed the challenges of […]

Woman injured after car riddled with bullets in Hyde Park

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By John Gregory and ABC7.com staff September 30, 2015 | Updated 2 hrs 4 mins ago HYDE PARK, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A woman was shot multiple times after her car was riddled with more than a dozen bullet holes in Hyde Park early Wednesday morning. The shooting took place near the intersection of 11th […]

Baby Roc from Du Roc Crip in Duarte/Monrovia, CA

STREETGANGS.COM | September 17, 2015 Duarte/Monrovia, CA – Sg posted up with Baby Rocc Tray (aka Nutty Roc) on Goodall Street in Du Roc Crip turf. This is the only black gang in the area. He says “Its like a minority inside a minority” because their gang is the only black gang among the Latin […]

Becoming a Mad Swan Blood during time at McKinley Elementary School

STREETGANGS.COM | September 10, 2015 South Los Angeles – OG Edmund from Mad Swan Bloods talks about how his gang career as a Mad Swan Blood started at McKinley Elementary School on South LA’s eastside. It continued in junior high schools in South LA during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Related posts: Edmund talks […]

Whitsett Avenue Gangster Crips in North Hollywood & remembering Big Paybacc

STREETGANGS.COM | August 17, 2015 North Hollywood – Members from Whitsett Avenue Gangster Crip talk about gang life as an African-American group in a predominately Hispanic section of Los Angeles. North Hollywood is in the San Fernando Valley and covers the northern section of the City. They also talk about rumors surrounding Big Paybacc’s murder […]

Ex-gang member has murder rap tossed, released from jail

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By Lia Eustachewich | New York POst August 5, 2015 | 2:00am The murder conviction of a 25-year-old Brooklyn man who spent nearly eight years in prison was tossed out Tuesday because prosecutors under former DA Charles Hynes bungled parts of his case. Joel Fowler, a Crips gang member at the time, was found guilty […]

#100days100nights fuels fear in South L.A.


Sandy Banks | Los Angeles Times July 31, 2015 The #100days100nights campaign may be fake, but the fear in parts of South Los Angeles is very real. “I’ve been in prison, and I’ve never been as nervous as I am right now,” a middle-aged man in a baseball cap admitted to the crowd gathered for […]

Crips gangs on Eastside of South Los Angeles


Crips gangs on Eastside of South Los Angeles These are the Crips gangs that are located on the eastside of Main Street in South Los Angeles. 101 Crip Gang A Line Crips [defunct] Avalon 40’s Crips Avalon Gangster Crips, 53 Avalon Ganster Crips, 116 Avalon Garden Crips, 88 Back Street Crips Beach Town Mafia Crips […]

Crip Gangs on the Westside of South Los Angeles

Crip Gangs on the Westside of South Los Angeles Born To Jacc Crips 73rdst [defunct] Broadway Gangster Crips, 112 Broadway Gangster Crips, 52 Colden Avenue Gangster [defunct] Dirty Old Man Gang [defunct] Four Duece (42) Crip Gang (w/s) Gangster Crips, 47 Gangster Crips, 71 Westside Gangster Crips, 73 Westside [defunct] Gangster Crips, 83 Westside Gangster […]

Moose discusses Harvard Park Brim and Menlo Gangster Crip history

STREETGANGS.COM | Jun 16, 2015 Los Angeles, CA – The 61 Brims actually started off as a Hustler click, 61 Halldale Hustlers in the 1980s as did Menlo Gangster Crip and several other sets including 55 Neighbrohood Crips. Moose talk about how the 61 Hustlers decided to become a click of the Harvard Park Brims […]

YG Shot in L.A.

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BY TMZ STAFF 6/12/2015 12:07 PM PDT Rapper YG was shot early Friday morning at an L.A. recording studio … TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us, it happened at around 1:45 AM in Studio City. We’re told someone shot YG 3 times in the hip. Somehow the rapper was able to get in […]

In Blood Stone Villians hood, East side Bottoms in South Los Angeles

STREETGANGS.COM | Jun 8, 2015 South Los Angeles – Baby Kay Kay from Blood Stone Villians in the 50’s, including Tiny Creep from BSV and Baby Easty from 40s Piru. Listen to him discuss the change in the hood from back in the day to now. Blacks have moved out and the Mexican population taking […]