The Boulevard Mafia Crips (BMC) also known as the North Side Boulevard Mafia Crips or simply Boulevard Crips are an African-American criminal street gang located in North Long Beach, California. They originated in the early 1980s, around the crack epidemic era. They are also known as the Dead End Gang, due to their primary streets being located on Cul-de-sacs near Long Beach Blvd.
The Blvd Mafia Crips were originally known as the Boulevard Boy Crips A.K.A. Boulevard Boys and are one of the oldest and largest crip sets in North Long Beach. Their main cliques are 68th Street (68 BMC), 68th Way (Way Gang), 69th Street (69 BMC) and 69th Way, together these cliques are known by many as the 60s.
By the 1990s, they officially dropped the Boy from their name and adopted “Mafia” aligning themselves with Mafia Crips. Members of the Boulevard Mafia Crips are known to sport powder blue bandanas and Boston Red Socks baseball caps with the letter B which corresponds to Boulevard.
Allies And Rivals
The Blvd Mafia Crips are allied with the Mac Mafia Crips and the Original Hood Crips. This alliance is known as M.O.B. (Mafia-Original-Blvd), along with the Bricc Boy Crips and together they are rivals of the Sex Money Murder (SMM), Insane Crips, Naughty Nasty Gangster Crips and especially the Varrio Longo 13.
Other rivals of the Boulevard Mafia Crips are the Blacc Bandit Crips, located on the East Side of Long Beach. They are allies of the Neighborhood Compton Crips, mainly due to their common rivalry with the South Side Compton Crips. This rivalry between the Blvd Crips and the South Side Crips dates back to the 1980s, due to both gangs being located on the border of Long Beach and Compton.