Street TV podcast is hosted by Alex Alonso who has been studying and researching street culture for over 20 years. He has taken interviews from his video platform, re-edited them with some narration and added portions that have never been released. These interviews include gangs members, formerly incarcerated, authors, elected officials, activists, hip-hop artists and other influencers.Contact: http://www.streetgangs.com/contact/alexalonso
Origin of the Crips in Los Angeles: Raymond Washington & Craig Craddock
On episode 9, Alex Alonso sits down with Lil Pierre and Tony Craddock who grew up on the Eastside of South Los Angeles with Raymond Washington, the founder of the Crips. Tony's older brother, Craig Craddock is considered co-founder of the Crips with Raymond. Lil Pierre and Tony Craddock explain everything they remember about the early history of the Crips and their direct role in the formation of the Castle Crips. If you remember watching the Pretty Boy interview, he mentions a guy that was Raymond Washington's driver when Pretty Boy was living next to Raymond on 76th Street. That was Pierre. Video portions of this interview: https://bit.ly/2VoLCVnPretty Boy interview: https://bit.ly/3q6YQ76Email Alex Alonso: https://www.streetgangs.com/contact/alexalonsoMailing Address:Street TV1976 S. LaCienega Blvd, #351Los Angeles, CA 90034Web1: http://www.streettv.netWeb 2: http://www.streetgangs.comMerch: http://www.streetgangs.com/storePhone: 323.68one.997nine#streetTV #gangster #StreetGangs #CraigCraddock #RaymondWashington #CraigMonson #EastsideCrips #DeathRow #PrettyBoy #AlexAlonso #AlexAlonsoInterviews
Reggie Wright Jr: Compton Living, Death Row Chronicles and Gangster Rap History
Reggie Wright Jr. formed Wright Way Security providing security for Death Row Records.
Skipp Townsend: Gangs & Hustling in the West Adams and Prison
Alex Alonso interviews Skipp Townsend about his life in Rollin 20s Blood gang and selling cocaine during the 1980s rock cocaine epidemic.
Slauson Village, Black Guerrilla Family and Revolutionaries: Walter Watson
Walter "Pa-hoo" Watson became a Slauson Village member during the 1950s in Los Angeles. After the Watts Riots of 1965 he was sent to prison where he got involved with the Black Guerrilla Family.
Greg Mack and 1580 KDAY: Hip-Hop, Radio and the Mack Attack
Greg Mack is the legendary radio DJ from 1580 KDAY in Los Angeles during the early years of west coast Hip-Hop. Alex Alonso interviews Greg Mack about the period from 1983 to 1990 when KDAY witness the beginnings of Eazy E, Dr. Dre, DJ Yella, Ice Cube, and several other rapper's career.
Leroy "Chico" Brown: Cocaine, CIA and Entrapment
Chico "Leroy" Brown grew up in Compton California and was a member of the Corner Poccet Crips. He became a know street hustler supply large amounts of cocaine through the city. He even linked up with Freeway Ricky Ross and ended up serving 8-years in prison for cocaine trafficking.
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