The Insane Crips (IC), also known as the Insane Crips Gang (ICG) are the largest African-American criminal street gang located on the East Side of Long Beach, California. They are primarily located in Central Long Beach, originating on 21st Street and Lewis Ave, spreading to surrounding blocks. The Insane Crips falls under 3x Trays and are known to sport apparel by the Oakland Raiders (formerly known as the Los Angeles Raiders), with black and gray as their primary colors.
The Insane Crips consist of three cliques the Big Insane Crips (21st Street), which mainly consist of the original members. The Young Foundation Crew (YFC), is the second clique to spun after the original clique, primarily composed of members from the 2nd generation. Followed by the third clique known as the Baby Insanes or the Baby Insane Crips (BIC), established in the early 1990s, on 23rd Street in Long Beach.
Members of the Baby Insane clique adopted apparel by the Cleveland Indians as their symbol and are known to sport red as their primary color. Tray Dee (rapper), who is best known for being a member of Tha Eastsidaz (consisting of Snoop Dogg and Goldie Loc) is a validated original member of the Insane Crips (21st Street). Members of the Insane Crips, started a sub-set called 21st Young Guns Crips in Lancaster, California.
Allies And Rivals
The Insane Crips, once shared a close alliance with the Rollin 20s Crips co-existed well as a unit in the same area of Long Beach, bonded by neighborhood and family ties. However, during the 1980’s, this close alliance was shattered by pride and egos resulting in a trial of casualties on both sides. The Insane Crips also feud with the West Coast Crips and the Varrio Longo, the largest Latino gang in Long Beach.