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 […]

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 […]

O2G, a Community Organization located in Harbor Hills Housing Projects in Lomita

STREETGANGS.COM | August 30, 2015 LOMITA, CA – NiKey (@nikey_o2g) started O2G, a community based organization, to assist the youth in Los Angeles. Posted up in the Harbor Hills Housing Projects in the City of Lomita, in Los Angeles County he told us about growing up in the projects of Harbor Hills. Interview Date: July […]

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 […]

Lil Reece & Tiny Evil from 1200 Blocc East Coast Crips

STREETGANGS.COM | August 6, 2015 Riverside, CA – Lil Reese and Tiny Evil from 1200 Blocc East Coasts Crips discuss life in Riverside, the east side of the river on Vermont and Kansas Streets. They share what it means to go to the pen. The hood is their family, and even though they argue or […]

Top 10 Oldest Hispanic gang varrios in Los Angeles – Part 2

STREETGANGS.COM | July 28, 2015 Los Angeles – Part two of the Top 10 Oldest Hispanic gang varrios in Los Angeles. In part one Alex Alonso toured the oldest gangs ranked from 10 to six. In the second part he tours the five oldest Hispanic gang varrios in Los Angeles. Related posts: Top 10 Oldest […]

Top 10 Oldest Hispanic gang varrios in Los Angeles – Part 1

STREETGANGS.COM | July 17, 2015 Los Angeles, CA – Take a tour through Los Angeles, South LA, East LA, Downtown and Boyle Heights to see what are the oldest Hispanic gang neighborhoods in Los Angeles in Part 1 of a 2 part video. Related posts: Top 10 Oldest Hispanic gang varrios in Los Angeles – […]

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 […]

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 […]

The 77th Division of the LAPD is most violent in Los Angeles during 2002

STREETGANGS.COM | May 18, 2015 Los Angeles – The 77th Division of the LAPD in South Los Angeles was the most violent section in 2002. On the eastside, the Mad Swan Bloods are among the largest gangs in the division. On October 1, 2002, Krystle Tashell White, 20, was shot and killed near 83rd Street […]

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 […]