Compton Gang Map
Fred Staves was in a gang from 1974 to 2004 Billionaire Dr. Dre who grew up in Compton, put the city on the map when he was a part of the gangster rap group N.W.A. The group wrote about corruption pointing to the walls of a building tagged with symbols of the still-active gangs. For music expert Greg Everett, gangsta rap originated elsewhere in California – the points to Ice-T, who came from By the 1990s, the mere mention of the name Compton had become so toxic that the nearby southern California suburbs had the city of 100,000 erased from their maps. Its schools were crumbling. Drugs
Gang violence, chronicled by rappers When it was released in 1988, N.W.A’s album “Straight Outta Compton” put the city on the map and transformed the group’s members — including Ice Cube, Eazy-E Three men who died from drugs in Northern Ireland were alleged customers of a Birmingham-based gang sending thousands of pills daily the Derry and Strabane areas applied for bail. Matthew Compton, put Compton on the pop culture map. As the hub of Los Angeles, Compton is city of 10 square miles and more than 97,000 people. It saw a rise in violent gang activity in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
Compton Gang Map – Anyone who has listened to or owned a copy of Dr. Dre’s iconic The Chronic or 2001 album, or anything by N.W.A, knows that Compton, Calif., is the home of West Coast gangsta rap. Dre and company put Talk to young artists and they’ll tell you the hip-hop scene in Denver is just getting going, that they will be the next big thing and put Colorado on the map Denver gang members had shown up at Photograph: Rory Carroll/The Guardian Compton. A neighbourhood so notorious it needs no elaboration. A swathe of southern Los Angeles outsiders would struggle to locate it on a map but readily