The Ratchet Store in South Los Angeles, Fig Side, T.H.O.T., School Boy Q & the Hoovers

FIGUEROA & SLAUSON – Alexx Tenorio from the Ratchet Store, located on Figueroa & Slauson (at 76 gas station) talks about the Fig Side Clothing and how TDE (Top Dawd Entertainment) artist School Boy Q has represented Fig Side, the Hoover Gang and what the terms Ratchet and THOT mean. What does “ratchet” and “thot” […]

My Kingdom Come: An LA Gangster Rap Story [Official Trailer] 2015 November 12, 2014 SOUTH LOS ANGELES – Official Trailer for My Kingdom Come: An LA Gangster Rap Story is a documentary about H-Crown, a South Los Angeles gang member who was recently released from prison after serving almost 5 years for armed robbery. As a youth he became a member of the Five Deuce […]

Joe Young from Black P Stone, City Stone on “Crenshaw,” his Mixtape & growing up in West Adams

WEST ADAMS – Joe Young from the 25th Street Black P Stone talks about attending elementary school at Arlington Heights when he first got exposed to street gangs. He has been working on music, and talks about working with Take Money aka Tiny M (RIP) who died in a car accident. His mixtape is entitled […]

Allhood Magazine founder, Kev Mac, on rapper Ice-T, LA gang history & Monster Kody’s book

LADERA HEIGHTS – Allhood Magazine founder Kev Mac, talks about going to prison, rapper Ice-T, Monster Kody’s book and Los Angeles Crip & Blood history. For more on Allhood magazine visit: Date: 2014 Location: Ladera Park, Los Angeles Related posts: Kev Mac, creator of Allhood Magazine talks about Los Angeles gang history Allhood Publications […]

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

Exposition Park – 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 […]