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Is there a difference between gang graf and graf?

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by ENOS2002, Feb 23, 2002.

  1. ENOS2002

    ENOS2002 New Jack

    Joined: Nov 30, 2001 Messages: 59 Likes Received: 0
    Fuck gang graffiti, it just ends up w/another person being buried....real graffiti is about displaying ur talent and marking ur territory....most gang graf is marking territory and some real graf people get killed by a gang for going over their shit which is actual shit....fuck gangs....they arent a family....they r a lifestyle that ends in death or prison....
  2. bug

    bug Guest

    cruising down the street in my six-four.
    jockin da bitches
    slappin the hoes...

    MOE FUNK New Jack

    Joined: Aug 27, 2001 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0
    Gang graff represents a boppers crew and boppin' and Writers graff represents graff and writers crews.
    Are there any famous gang writers?

    hip me.
  4. me IS cool

    me IS cool Guest

    Gangs usually do it to mark their territory. And writer's do it to get in peoples faces and show other writers "I was here". In LA there's a epidemic called tagbanging. Probably in other major cities too. Whereas graffiti crews take up the ways of the gang by shooting and killing other writers for personal beef. I personally encountered a crew that way. I feel it's pointless, but it's here and there's no way of getting around them.

    But yeah don't fuck with gangs....

    REGULATOR Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 6, 2001 Messages: 3,383 Likes Received: 0
  6. Pistol

    Pistol Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 12, 2001 Messages: 19,364 Likes Received: 299
    Gang graffiti IS "real" graffiti whether we like it or not. It WAS around before "hip-hop" type graffiti.
  7. ENOS2002

    ENOS2002 New Jack

    Joined: Nov 30, 2001 Messages: 59 Likes Received: 0
    ive been here

    ive been here the wholetime, its just people b tellin me 2 read the shit and come back when im not soundin like sucha toy...thats all....
  8. me IS cool

    me IS cool Guest

    I agree with you pistol. I always like seeing that gang stuff. that shit was raw to the bone. I remeber going down the 10 freeway and seeing a dope ass STATE STREET LOCOS placaso. I loved seeing it. It ran for a lotta of years until finally it got buffed. Gang graffiti is the real graffiti. I hate what they do but I love their writing. My brother used to be from a gang and he showed me how to write and do placasos like the old schoolers.

    Hey pistol do you happen to have a flick of that STATE STREET LOCOS placaso? I don't know if you seen it or whatever but I'd like to get a flick of it. Digital would be perfect. thanks :)
  9. c0c0_puffz

    c0c0_puffz New Jack

    Joined: Feb 14, 2002 Messages: 31 Likes Received: 0

    ya mr cartoon frm la
  10. Smart

    Smart Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 14, 2000 Messages: 17,017 Likes Received: 178
    Re: ive been here

    mission failed.:D
  11. Pistol

    Pistol Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 12, 2001 Messages: 19,364 Likes Received: 299
    Nah man I never saw that shit. I don't have any homies from there so I don't bother going in there. Try http://www.sleepylagoon.com maybe they'll have it. Most of the writing I do now is cholo writing. I guess I started doing that shit more during the LA tagbanging days. Now it seems thats the kinda style I naturally want to do now.
  12. mobius

    mobius Banned

    Joined: Jul 17, 2000 Messages: 348 Likes Received: 0
    around my neck of neck of the woods "quality gang graff" seems only to be an oxymoron
  13. Pistol

    Pistol Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 12, 2001 Messages: 19,364 Likes Received: 299
    Where are you from. I hate to overgeneralize but from what I've seen on streets newspapers, the news etc, even in a discussion in my Cultural Geography class I feel there is a difference amongst gangs in style of graffiti. Chicano gangs which is basically all there is where I'm from until you get to the other sides of LA seem to take more pride in their graffiti. It really is something important to them. Where as black gangs and I guess any white gangs don't seem to put the imporatance into their graffiti. Cholo style is really almost like calligraphy. Check out some shit like Chaz. Although some black gangs do take pride in style of graffiti. Also I think the importance on style varies from region to region. I don't remember the name but in Chicago the gang graffiti was mostly just symbols for a long time. Like a pitchfork, or an upside down pitchfork for a dis. At least that's what I feel about gang graffiti.
  14. Clogged Cans

    Clogged Cans New Jack

    Joined: Feb 21, 2002 Messages: 18 Likes Received: 0
    yup, in Chicago they do rep things in a symbolic way for the most part, but the style of writing used is old english, and its new variations created by the new generations... dont you just love evolution?!
    As for the difference... I hate when the to forms clash, where i come from at least while i was still there, a Gang has certain respect, and honor codes to up hold, if your are caught painting for your own fame, on a personal trip, you can get violated by your crew, if you start beefin with crews that are not down in the Gang sence, than you are disrespecting your nation, for messing with pussies that dont fight back(well thats what i heard), as for Graffcore crews, well we all know better then to mix the too lifestyles, and if you do, and you lose all respect for the whole graff scene in general, i always feel that these types should be shuned from the scene, if i hear that this and that crew be on some tagbanger shit, i will make an effort to buff/bomb over that shit just to keep them from catching fame. but thats just me...lol!:dazed:
  15. mapo wc

    mapo wc Elite Member

    Joined: Feb 23, 2001 Messages: 3,119 Likes Received: 0
    you need to post more Enos, youre the man.

    guys like Jeff123456 or Latin_Bomber arent nearly as cool as you. For real.