The origins of “Whoop Whoop” and B-Brazy’s legacy with the Denver Lane Bloods

STREETGANGS.COM | January 12, 2017 SOUTH LOS ANGELES – We met up with June Dogg, Big Bosko, Sad Dogg and G-Len from westside Denver Lane Bloods (DLB) in the historic Red Room. In episode 2, G-Len and June Dawg from the Denver Lane Bloodss, talk about the “Bangin on Wax” period of the 1990s and […]

Cle “Bone” Sloan’s trailer on the set of Will Smith’s movie “Bright”

STREETGANGS.COM | December 2, 2016 Posted up on the set of Will Smith’s new Netflix movie, Bright with Cle “Bone” Sloan who has a part in the film. He has made nearly a complete recovery from nearly getting killed by Suge Knight in January 2015 when he ran his truck over his body. Sloan suffered […]

Jooba Loc on growing up in North Long Beach, Carmelitos Projects

STREETGANGS.COM | October 21, 2016 Jooba Loc is from Northside Long Beach and joined Brik Boy Crip when he was younger. We first met Jooba earlier this year along with his friend 50 Blue to talk about life on the lesser known Northside of Long Beach which is located just south of Compton. The Brik […]

Behind the Scenes: At “The Square” in westside Nutty Blocc Compton Crips

COMPTON – We visited Nutty Blocc Compton Crip in the city of Compton and met up with Bay Loc (aka Geechie Gotti) and Baby Hacc who we interviewed 1-year ago. Last time they took us through the legendary Grandees, where all original Westside, Eastside and Compton Crips frequented. This time we visited “The Square” in […]

A&E to air documentary about Compton streets featuring The Game

StreetsofCompton-poster Staff Writer June 5, 2016 | 12:29 a.m. Compton – A&E will air a 2-night miniseries about the streets of Compton featuring rapper the Game on June 9th at 9p.m. entitled Streets of Compton. Capitalizing off the success of the film, Straight Outta Compton, Creature Films and Entertainment One collaborated on the production of […]

Tupac’s Stepfather, Mutulu Shakur, Up For Parole After Serving 30 Years In Federal Prison


By Cherise Johnson | April 03, 2016 Tupac’s stepfather, Mutulu Shakur, may be a free man this week after serving 30 years of his 60-year prison sentence “for masterminding a string of deadly armed robberies in New York and Connecticut committed by a militant political group known as ‘The Family,’” the Associated Press reports. […]

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 […]

Voletta Wallace Knows Puff Daddy & Suge Knight “Had Some Responsibility” In Biggie’s Murder, Retired LAPD Detective Greg Kading Asserts

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By Soren Baker | HIPHOPDX February 21, 2016 | 11:30 AM Voletta Wallace knows Puff Daddy and Suge Knight “had some responsibility” in the murder of her son, The Notorious B.I.G., according to retired LAPD detective Greg Kading. Kading makes the claim during an interview with “Murder Master Music Show.” The former officer was also […]

Tupac Shakur’s emotional letter from jail selling for $225K


By Ian Mohr | Page Six October 4, 2015 | 8:45pm A personal letter handwritten by hip-hop star Tupac Shakur while he was locked up on sexual assault charges shortly before he was killed is going up for sale for $225,000. The notorious rapper had declared in a 1995 jailhouse interview — after surviving a […]

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 […]

L.A. County homicide numbers in 2015 on pace with 2014

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Nicole Santa Cruz and Armand Emamdjomeh | LA Times |Homicide Report Posted July 10, 2015, 5 a.m. With the city experiencing its first crime surge in more than a decade, homicides countywide are on pace with last year, according to recent data from the coroner’s office. The difference is fairly small. In a county of […]

Daz Dillinger Says He Will Rob Anyone Putting Up Suge Knight’s Bail Money

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by Paul Meara | Hip Hop DX posted Sunday April 19, 2015 at 03:00PM PDT Daz Dillinger jokingly threatens a figurative accomplice to getting Suge Knight out on bond. Suge Knight’s murder trial has seen its fair share of antics. From entering the courtroom outfitted as a blind man to fainting when learning of how […]