The announcement of Kendrick Lamar‘s gang-unifying Reebok Ventilator sneakers was met with a little curiosity over its red and blue colorways in representing the Blood and Crip gangs. Two gang members from the Bloods and Crips respectively sat down with Top Dawg Entertainment and discussed Lamar’s aim with the shoes.
The NYPD and the district attorney has just closed a two-year investigation that has resulted in 63 alleged members of the “Mac Balla Family” Bloods gang being indicted on various murder, drugs, kidnapping, assault, weapons, and home invasions charges.
Los Angeles police scored a victory in their war against gangs with a massive takedown of nearly three dozen Crips gang members Thursday (August 29). Dubbed “Operation Thumbs Down,” the LAPD went after one of the city’s oldest and most notorious gangs in the Rollin’ 30s Harlem Crips.
New details surrounding the killing of 16-year-old Kimani ‘Kiki’ Gray have emerged, just two days after a candlelight vigil for the slain youth in Brooklyn erupted into a riot. The New York Times reports that Gray was hit with seven bullets in a hail of gunfire, according to the findings of an autopsy investigation.
The presidential race is only two short months away, and regardless of what party you side with, it’s important to know the issues when marking your ballot. As we have reported, President Obama continues to lead opponent Mitt Romney in national polls, but the fight goes far beyond the two candidates.
Chicago, resplendent with its towering skyline, has always battled with its reputation as a city plagued by corruption and crime. Just a short distance from the sparking downtown “Loop” area, the South and West sides of the Windy City show evidence of neighborhoods hit hard with poverty and gang culture. Atop the heap stands Chief […]
With the arrest of notoriously elusive and influential drug dealer James Corley, the Queens-based “Supreme Team” street gang saw one of the final beams of its foundation tumble after the 51-year-old was charged on Thursday (May 18) with criminal sale of a controlled substance and other related drug charges. NYPD commissioner Raymond Kelly and Queens […]
Waka Flocka Flame sat down in an interview to discuss his influences in the game and how he became a rapper. In an interview with Real Talk NY, Waka states that anger and a need to express himself drove him to Hip-Hop. “I was angry,” Waka said in the interview. “I needed a way to […]
Waka Flocka Flame has released the official video for his hit single “Hard In The Paint.” The visual shows Waka in “The Jungles” of L.A.’s Baldwin Village neighborhood before the LAPD’s Gang Injunction unit interrupts and shuts down the set. The video ends with Flame meeting “Certified Community Gangologist” Triple OG T. Rodgers. Check it […]