CeeBo Tha Rapper claims LAPD harasses and puts gang labels on innocent youth (Ezell Ford shooting)

SOUTH LOS ANGELES – CeeBo the Rapper discusses the harassment he receives from the LAPD in the neighborhood around 65th & Broadway where he grew up and where Ezell Ford, 24, was shot and killed by LAPD Officers, Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas on August 11, 2014. The officers were forced to release the names […]

Big Stretch explains the difference in being “Kut” & “No Kuts” in LA gang culture as a Blood

LOS ANGELES – We first met Big Stretch from Fruit Town Brim (FTB) back in 2008, and in the beginning of that interview he mentioned, “No Kuts,” a phrase that Blood members are proud to acknowledge who have gone to prison and never joined a prison gang (ie. Blood Line or United Blood Nation). If […]

Justice for Ezell Ford / Omar Abrego both unarmed and killed by the LAPD

Los Angeles – Ezell Ford, 25 and Omar Obrego, 37 were two unarmed men, that were both killed in south Los Angeles by Newton Police officers on two different days in August of 2014. Obrego, father of three, was driving home on Aug. 2 when he was pulled over by officers right in front of […]

Lil Crip Toe from Eight Tray Gangster Crips talks about recent release from prison

Los Angeles LOS ANGELES – Lil Crip Toe, 42, aka Pinky Loc from Eight Tray Gangster Crips, Back West Side, was recently released from prison after serving 8 years in prison for bank robberies. He was originally received a 28 year sentence because they charged one bank robbery 5 times, for each teller, but had […]

Jay Loc from 52 Hoover talks about early 1990s, going to pen, and Fig Side shirts

LOS ANGELES – Jay Loc is from out the 50s, specifically 52 Hoover Gangsters Crip, and talks about the gang scene in the early 1990s, which is radically different that the current state of gang conflict. He was released from Federal Prison in 2012, and has recently created a clothing line that features his “Fig […]

Te Money [Official Video] “Los Angeles” – Cameo Appearances Akon, The Game, Big U

LOS ANGELES – West LA’s Te-Money from Mansfield Gangster Crip goes through a few Los Angeles turfs to show how Bloods and Crips from various sections get along in this music video. There are cameo appearances by singer Akon, rapper the The Game, and Big U. Related posts: EMI Imposes Ownership Rights in Video Game […]

Former LAPD officer says it was widely known that Frank Lyga did not like black officers

LOS ANGELES – Brian Bentley is a former LAPD officer, author and police critique who recently received audio footage of current LAPD detective Frank Lyga making numerous offensive, sexual & racial remarks about current command staff of the LAPD and gloating about killing fellow LAPD officer Kevin Gaines in 1997 in what was determined to […]

Thumbs Down from Fruit Town discusses getting shot by another Blood

Thumbs Down from Fruit Town Brim talks about how his brother was killed by the police and how he got pulled into the gang even though he did not live or grow up in their neighborhood. He also discusses how he was recently shot in the stomach by another Blood over a personal dispute that […]

Youth from Long Beach talks about growing up with brothers in the gang, but never joined

In Long Beach we caught up with, NICE, who comes from a family of Long Beach Crips but he himself never joined the gang. Although he is not a member of the gang, because of where he he grew up, where he lives and his brothers, the Long Beach Police assume that he is in […]

History of community organization Rollin Avenues & Rollin 60s gang in Los Angeles

May 16, 2014 — LOS ANGELES — Ellisa Burks-McKnight talks about the history of a community organization in the 1970s called the “Rollin Avenues,” started by her mother in 1968 on 3rd Avenue & Slauson and how they later were connected to the Rollin 60s Crips. She confirms one of the craziest incidents in Monster […]

Lil Man West from V-Boyz in Orange County talks about the street and drug addiction

May 9, 2014 — Orange County – Lil Man is a Vietnamese American from Orange County, that has an incredible story of family abandonment, drug addiction, gang activity and music. This interview does not even touch the surface of Lil Man’s life, but check out this Orange County story which spans the cities of Westminster, […]

Lady Skrap from Fruit Town Brim at the University Gardens apartments

LOS ANGELES – Lady Skrap from Fruit Town Brims talks about being a female in a predominately male street gang and going to jail. Lady Skrap spent time in Lynwood jail for women and Chowchilla State Prison for women. Her father, currently incarcerated is a gang member from the rival gang, Harlem 30s Crip, and […]