The Crenshaw Mafia Gang (CMG), also known as the Crenshaw Mafia Gangster Bloods (CMGB) or Crenshaw Mafia Gangsters are an African-American street gang located on the West Side of Inglewood, California.
They were established in the 1970’s, named after Crenshaw Blvd, a street between Century Blvd and 104th street, in the Village Darby-Dixon area, also known as “The Bottoms” or “Bottoms Ville” a neighborhood of six Blocks dominated by two-story apartments and duplex houses.
The Crenshaw Mafia Gang along with the LA Denver Lane Bloods dominated the Damu Ridas, a popular rap group during the 1990s, which included Lil Hawk, Big Wy, Tip Toe (deceased), Pimp D (deceased), O.G Mad Eye (deceased), and Spyder aka S.P. (deceased).
The Crenshaw Mafia Gangsters are mentioned in several documentaries and movies such as Boyz N The Hood (1993 film), The Wood (1999 film), Straight Outta Compton (2015 film) and Dope (2015 film) which is entirely based around 104th Street (The Bottoms) in Inglewood.
Crenshaw Mafia Gang (Denver, Colorado)
The Crenshaw Mafia Gang also known as the Crenshaw Mafia Park Hill Bloods originated as an African-American street gang on the East Side in the Northeast Park Hill area of Denver, Colorado. The EastSide CMG Bloods emerged in the 1980’s, followed by the WestSide CMG. The Deuce-Seven Bloods, originated as a Latino subset of the Crenshaw Mafia Gangster Bloods, in 1993.
The Deuce-Seven Bloods were established by three former Latino members of the CMG Bloods. However, in 1997, the violence reputation of the Deuce-Seven Bloods was overshadowed by the rape and murder of fourteen-year-old Brandy Duvall, seven members of the gang were implicated in the gang rape homicide.
Allies And Rivals (Inglewood)
The Inglewood Crenshaw Mafia Gang has a close relationship with the LA Denver Lane Bloods, this alliance is known by the 1st generation as the “Denver Mafias” and “Mafia Lanes” by the 2nd/following generation. Lil Hawk, Lil Laniak 2, and Big Wy dedicated a song to this alliance (“Mafia Lane”). Which is a track off the Bloods & Crips, Bangin On Wax 2 (album).
Other allies are the Weirdos Gangster Bloods, and the Inglewood Family Gang, also located in Inglewood. They are also allies of the Rollin 20s NeighborHood Bloods, Harvard Park Brims, Family Swan Bloods, Black P Stones Harvard Park Brims, Family Swan Bloods, and the Athens Park Bloods.
Allies And Rivals (Denver)
The Denver Crenshaw Mafia Bloods are allies of the Lincoln Park Pirus and are bitter enemies of the Rollin 30’s Crips and their subset which is known as the Tre Tre Crips. This rivalry has resulted in the Holly Square Shopping Center located at 34th Avenue and Holly Street being burned down by Crips.