Mod Note (Andy) - Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted 2/28/12
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I am a senior at a non-target. I wasn't able to get into banking. So I am considering alternatives to make some cash (high risk/high reward). Can any monkeys chime i on this? Crips vs. Blood? Pay/culture/exit opps/hours? How much are triple OGs expected to make and what is the progression like? Both are located in Compton, Los Angeles.
Prestige ranking: Bloods vs Crips
Truly timeless questions. Possibly more so than " Banking or Consulting?" This debate is just as fiery. Who has the better deal makers? Who gets the better comp? Who lives in the better part of town? Both are very prestigious in their own right and are considered " Bulge Bracket Gangs" along with MS-13 etc... It's really Morgan Stanley vs Goldman Sachs.
Definitely a more unified faction than the bloods. Their headquarters are in Los Angeles. They generate a majority of their fees by
- drug dealing
Their color is blue which can represent a strong desire to motivate others to accomplish their goals. They are about 35,000 members strong. They have about 11 rivals and many more allies. The Crips are the larger organization and seem to be
Notable Crip Alumni
- Snoop Dog
- School Boy Q
- Maxo Kream
The bloods are a weaker organization numbers wise. Current members are estimated to be between 20 and 25 thousand. However, this does make the bloods seem a bit more exclusive. They garner fees in the same manner as the crips
- drug dealing
Notable Blood Alumni
- Lil Wayne
- Bird Man
Their primary color is red which is the color of energy, passion, and stimulation. The bloods have about 12 rival gangs and some allies. So again, the bloods are more exclusive and have more competition in their industry but they are clearly still fighting for market share.