South Side Compton Crips
The South Side Compton Crips (SSCC) or South Side Crips (SSC) are an internationally known African-American street gang based on the East Side in the Southeast (also known as the South Side) area in Compton, California. They became famous after being featured in numerous documentaries for their alleged involvement in the murder of rapper Tupac Shakur.
Members are known to wear apparel by the Seattle Mariners with the “S” (for South)
To signify their affiliation with the South Side Crips, members wear apparel by the Seattle Mariners with the “S” (for South).
the Seattle Mariners team as a common symbol and often wear Seattle Mariners clothing. The South Side Compton Crips are comprised of smaller cliques such as the Burris Street Crew and the Glencoe Street.
Their neighborhood runs from Compton Blvd to Greenleaf Blvd, between Long Beach Blvd and Santa Fe Ave. Their territory is north of the 91 (Gardena) Freeway, and West of their long-time ally the Atlantic Drive Compton Crips. This alliance is known as the “South Side Atlantic Drive” or “South Atlantic”. The South Side Compton Crips, besides the Atlantic Drive Crips, are the only two CC to identify with South Side.
Nutty South Atlantic
They are named after a local neighborhood park (South Park) around Pearl Ave, between Bennett Street and Caldwell Street.
Foundation And Early History
By the 1970s, territory East of Long Beach Blvd was polluted with gangs such as the Kelly Park Compton Crips and the Neighborhood Compton Crips. The only vacancy was territory West of Long Beach Blvd between the, which became the birth place of the South Side Crips. According to Once Upon A Time in Compton: From gangsta rap to gang wars…The murders of Tupac & Biggie….This is the story of two men at the center of it all, a book by two former Compton Police officers Tim Brennan and Robert Ladd, During the early 1970s, this area was claimed by a short-lived gang called the Burris Block Bloods.
Despite being on the East Side, they claim South Side, due to their turf being in the Southern area of Compton.
During the 1980s, the South Side Crips, capitalized off the crack epidemic became with numerous drug houses scattered throughout their neighborhood.
In 1996, Orlando “Baby Lane” Anderson, a member of the South Side Compton Crips, was considered a prime suspect in the LAPD/LVPD investigation of the “Las Vegas Shooting” that claimed the life of American rap superstar 2Pac (Makaveli). This controversy sparked a deadly rivalry between two of Compton’s biggest gangs; the South Side Crips and the Mob Piru Gang. Suge Knight CEO of Death Row Records was suspected of supplying his gang (Mob Piru) with military assault rifles, along with their allies at that time the Lueders Park Pirus.
Around the South Side Crips Burris Street Crew and the G
On May 29, 1998, just two years after the Las Vegas Shooting, over a drug dispute, Anderson was killed by members of the Corner Pocket Crips in the city of Compton. Anderson along with Michael Reed Dorrough (Orlando close friend), approached Michael Stone, who was with his nephew Jerry “J-Dog” both was known members of the Corner Poccet Crips.
Orlando Anderson responded by pulling out his firearm, which led to the tragic shootout. Orlando Anderson, Jerry Stone, and Michael Stone were pronounced dead at King Drew Medical Center. This incident has caused a heated rivalry between the South Side Compton Crips and the Poccet Hood Compton Crips.
Full Name: South Side Compton Crips, South Side Crips;
Founded In: 1968
Current Location: Compton California, Las Vegas, Nevada;
Allies: Nutty Blocc Compton Crips, Atlantic Drive Compton Crips;
Rivals: Mob Piru, Lueders Park Piru, Poccet Hood Compton Crips, Santana Blocc Compton Crips, Neighborhood Compton Crips;
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