The Crip six-point star is a common mark used by members to identify themselves as part of the Crips street gang. Founded by Stanley Williams, the Crips street gang also use other symbols and hand signs.Continue Reading
The six-point star or the Star of David is normally painted blue on walls. Crip 6 point star tattoos are also usually blue. Blue is the common color of the Crips street gang. The members wear items like blue bandanas or rags to identify themselves as Crips members.
Crips also use a three-point or six-point crown that is also painted in blue to identify themselves. The number six is another common symbol among the Crips street gang members.Learn more about Crime
The Bloods gang does not have a specific founder, but the Pirus gang teamed up with other street gangs to form a new group to resist the influence of the Crips. The Pirus gang, also known as the Piru Street Family, was originally a subgroup of the Crips, but it became its own group after an internal gang war in the 1970s.Full Answer >
The 5-Deuce Hoover Crips, also called the 52 Hoover Gangster Crips or Young Hoggs, are a Los Angeles-based street gang that has existed since at least the 1970s. The gang originated on the west side of Los Angeles around 52nd and Hoover Streets between Vermont and Figueroa Avenues. They have since expanded to many other parts of the United States.Full Answer >
Famous people who have been members of the Bloods or Crips gangs include rappers Snoop Dogg and Lil Wayne and actor and rapper Ice-T. The Bloods and the Crips are rival gangs based in Los Angeles, Calif., and are frequently tied to illegal activities involving drugs, guns and violent crime.Full Answer >
There isn't a type of bandana called a gang bandana, but gang members sometimes wear bandanas to signify their affiliation with a particular gang. The color varies depending on the gang.Full Answer >