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

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By Trent Clark | Hiphopdx.com 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 | Vice.com 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)

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Vice.com /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 […]

3 to stand trial in South L.A. killing of 19-year-old over his red shoes

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By Javier Panzar | La Times January 15, 2016 A judge Friday ordered three men to stand trial for the killing of a 19-year-old who was shot outside a South Los Angeles car wash last summer over the color of his red shoes. Kanasho Johns, 28; Dwight Kevin Smith, 30; and Kevin Deon Johnson, 25, […]

Nutty Blocc Crips on Grandee Street in Compton, CA talking about life

STREETGANGS.COM | January 01, 2016 Compton, CA – Posted up in the Nutty Blocc Compton Crip neighborhood on Grandee, one of the oldest gang streets in Compton with Bay Loc talking about his life growing up in his hood. Related posts: Nutty Blocc Compton Crips Tour of the Grandees in Nutty Blocc Compton Crip neighborhood […]

Top Ten Oldest Crip Street Gangs in Los Angeles (Part 2)

STREETGANGS.COM | Dec 22, 2015 Los Angeles, CA – Alex Alonso visits the communities of the ten oldest Crip sets in  Los Angeles in the 2nd part of this two part video. Raymond Washington started the Crips on the Eastside of South Los Angeles in late 1969 and by 1971 there were three established Crips […]

Teen Avoids Gang Life, Only To Be Killed By It

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By John Cádiz Klemack | NBC4 News Published Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 Larry McKay was only 16 years old when he died. It was July 17, 2014. His mother, Lakisha Thomas, mourns his loss every single day. “This is a kid,” she said. “What would y’all wanna hurt a kid for?” LAPD’s South Bureau Criminal […]

Former Denver gang members hope to import job-generating ideas from LA

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By Jason Blevins | The Denver Post Posted:12/06/2015 12:01:00 AM MST On Wednesday, Lamumba Sayers buried 20-year-old cousin D-Andre Mayfield, who was shot and killed while sitting in his car last month in Montbello. On Sunday, the Denver-born mixed martial arts fighter will go to Los Angeles on a city-funded search for strategies to end […]

Top 10 Oldest Crip street gangs in Los Angeles (Part 1)

STREETGANGS.COM | Dec 3, 2015 Los Angeles, CA – Alex Alonso visits the communities of the ten oldest Crip gangs Los Angeles in part one of this two part video. Raymond Washington started the Crips on the Eastside of South Los Angeles in late 1969 and by 1971 there were three established Crips sets in […]