The Asian Boyz (ABZ), are primarily an Asian American street gang established by Marvin “Shy Boy” Mercado in the 1990s. The ethnic background of Asian Boyz gang members primarily contain males of Vietnamese, Cambodian, Koreans, Afro-Americans and Laotian descent. The Asian Boyz originated in Los Angeles CA, and additional factions already existing in states on the East Coast.
Some clicks are developed into Crips, mainly in Long Beach, gaining the label ABZ Crips. They also have clicks in Van Nuys, Rosemead, Garden Grove, Westminster, and Fresno. Nevertheless, the “ABZ” are spread throughout the USA, primarily on the east coast of the U.S. The Asian Boyz Crips in Long Beach, have around 2,000 to 5,000 active members.
Allies & Rivals
They’ve a strong alliance with the Vietnamese Boyz (VBZ) other allies include the east side Rollin 20s Crips, Insane Crips, and the Sons Of Samoa. The Asian Boyz became engaged in a bitter feud with the Wah chings Gang, when (Kicker) a member of the Asian Boyz was shot and killed in a pool hall, by (China Dog) a member of the Wah Ching Gang.
This caused the Asian Boyz to go on a violent rampage called “Summer Madness,” ambushing and killing several Wah Ching Members. Other enemies include the Valerio Street Gang, East Side Longos and the Tiny Rascals Gang.