Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Art

Portraits Of… 70’s & 80’s CHOLAS & CHOLOS…Mi Vida Loca Tumblr

Last week, we did a feature about Portraits Of… 70’s & 80’s CHOLAS & CHOLOS…Veteranas and Rucas Instagram, and this week we would like to follow it up with a feature about the Mi Vida Loca Tumblr. The history of Latino gangs in California goes back generations, and is a part of the social fabric of certain areas of the state. On a personal level, I always remember riding in the car with my mom, checking out all of the different hoods and the ever-changing grafitti I would see on the walls. Big block letters or Old English gang text would mark the territory with names like HARPY’S, PLAYBOY GANGSTERS, 18th Street, VENICE 13, FOGTOWN, Florencia 13 and too many others to name. In Venice, punx also adopted certain ways of dressing from our local hoods, but more important than that, we brought gangland-style grafitti into the SoCal punk aesthetic. Now it’s time to pay respect to the real O.G.s…game recognize game…the Mi Vida Loca Tumblr RULES!

tumblr_o10ccvJAhx1qazbepo1_1280

 

Written By

8 Comments

8 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement
Advertisement
Relapse Nothing

If you like this post and want to see more, help keep us going!
  

Adam the Apostate
Sentient 112217
WickedWoman
Black Matter Mastering
Earsplit
Advertisement

You May Also Like

Doom

One thing I love about the underground is the global collaboration and sense of community that bleeds from one country’s scene to the next....

Art

Growing up in Cali, I was surrounded by all sorts of vehicles and the characters who lived for them. I remember sitting on my...

80s Hardcore

As a kid growing up in L.A., how did the Crenshaw Murals make you feel? Did they have an impact on your life and...

80s Hardcore

One of the biggest influences in my life was this wild hardcore kid that was around 6 years older than me and played in...