Gang Signs of Los Angeles

by Joey deVilla on May 28, 2008

Never let it be said that you won’t learn anything here at The Adventures of Accordion Guy in the 21st Century. Whether you’re entering a freestyle rap battle in Compton or just trying to “keep it real” in your suburb, be sure you know these gang signs!

Hand signs of various Los Angeles gangs.

Graphic by Baileybrothaz, used with their permission.

I should ask my co-worker Rachel which gang sign she threw when she lived in L.A. (my money’s on “Crip Killa”).

On that note, here’s Dynamite Hack’s 2000 cover of Eazy-E’s Boyz-n-the-Hood:

I really should add this one to the accordion repertoire.

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