Category: Drug Gangs

The Big Sexy: Bronx’s Sex, Money & Murder Gang Roll-Call: Boastful NYC Drug Crew Ran Streets In Soundview

New York’s Sex, Money & Murder Gang is synonymous with the drug game in the Bronx, the same way the zoo and the Yankees are to animals and baseball. Started in 1992 by a teenage Peter (Pistol Pete) Rollack, SMM went on to rule the streets of the Soundview Homes Projects and the Castle Hill
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The Detroit-West Virginia Drug Connection Absorbs Another Blow, “Tank” Smith Slapped With Life Term

Continuing to combat the forces pulling from Motown that flood Appalachia with drugs, a judge in West Virginia sentenced Detroit native Donald (Tank) Smith to life in state prison for a series of narcotics offenses, incarcerating him under a habitual offender statute. He was indicted four times between 2016 and 2017. The 35-year old Smith will be eligible for
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Rap War Timeline: Charges About To Be Brought In Tupac Shakur’s Murder, Per Las Vegas Media Reports

A television station in Las Vegas reported this week that an arrest is imminent in the long-gestating Tupac Shakur murder case. Shakur, one of the most beloved rappers and hip hop music icons of all-time, was shot to death just off the Vegas Strip in September 1996 after attending a Mike Tyson boxing match. His slaying
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Rap Artist XXXTentacion’s Murder Makes GR Reflect On Infamous Hip Hop Murders Of The Past

Being a rapper has proven a hazardous profession in some cases the past three decades — just these last two weeks, the rap world lost a trio of promising young lyrical fire spitters, a tragic list led by flourishing Florida artist XXXTentacion. Sadly, a multitude of violent slayings can be linked to the rap music industry since the groundbreaking
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