A Fascinating Look at Los Angeles Gang Fashion From The 80s & 90s

  From the movie 'Colors' (1988)

From the movie 'Colors' (1988)

Today we are going to take a deeper delve into the fashion styles of 1980s and 90s Los Angeles gang culture. A fascinating topic for fans of gangsta rap and hip-hop fashion. Like Snoop Dogg's new album says Let's Make America Crip Again!

Different L.A. gang styles from the 80s

This is from the LAPD's own website: "The County and City of Los Angeles are the “gang capital” of the nation.  There are more than 450 active gangs in the City of Los Angeles. Many of these gangs have been in existence for over 50 years. These gangs have a combined membership of over 45,000 individuals."

Take a deep dive into Los Angeles gang fashion at RHHBlog - RHHBlog is an excellent fashion blog that covers hip-hop fashion from the 1970s to the 1990s. RHHBlog is a part of the retro hip-hop clothing store Retro Hip Hop Shop