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.

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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

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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 […]

Prevalence of gang colors fades, but they can still be deadly

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Jerome Campbell | LA Times | Homicide Report Posted June 6, 2015, 3:30 a.m. Melvin Farmer remembers the days when Bloods and Crips openly flashed their colors. Gang members wore an evolving uniform; bandannas, T-shirts, shoes and even earrings to signal their affiliation. But Farmer, a former Crip who is now a gang intervention worker, […]

Family mourns 19-year-old killed at car wash over red shoelaces

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Jerome Campbell | LA Times | Homicide Report Posted June 6, 2015, 3:30 a.m. Over the years, Tavin Price and his mother would take weekend trips to the car wash as a way of bonding. On Monday evening, the car wash became a place for mourning, as his mother and a host of family and […]

A Mother shares her story about losing her son in a gang-related triple murder in South Los Angeles

STREETGANGS.COM | May 10, 2015 South Los Angeles – Mother, Janet Sanders-Bolden talk about the murder of her son, Avion Bolden, 20, who was shot and killed on June 13, 2014 on Figueroa near Manchester along with his girlfriend, Jacinta Walker, 18. She talks about how painful the loss of her son has been. Anthony […]

Kevon Gulley speaks on doing 13 years in prison, fatherhood, and Chris Brown

STREETGANGS.COM | May 4, 2015 Compton, CA – Kevon Gulley talks about his years in prison, and how he felt when he learned his son became a gang member and how having his daughter impacted his live. Gang bangin verse gang member is explained. Date: 2015 Location: Compton Related posts: From gang member, to prisoner, […]