Season 3, Episode 10
Mutulu Shakur, Tupac Shakur’s step-father and the father of rapper Mopreme, has spent the past quarter century in federal prison, thanks in part to his conviction for helping to plan and execute the $1.6 million robbery of a Brinks armored truck in New York in 1982 that left three people dead. In addition to the robbery, Mutulu was later accused of helping his sister Assata Shakur escape from prison, enabling her to flee to Cuba where she lives today.
Season 3, Episode 9
The Romper Room Gang was a group of notorious home grown bank robbers from the troubled Bay Area suburb of Vallejo including rapper Mac Dre. Mac Dre emerged as a major underground figure in the Bay Area hip-hop scene and nurtured the careers of several other Romper Room robbers-turned-rappers before his murder in 2004.
Season 3, Episode 8
In 2003, Willie Lloyd, a gangster who came to prominence in the '60s, was shot on the street by gang members unhappy with his epiphany about gang life and its consequences.
Season 3, Episode 7
An incredibly violent gang with operations in the 1980s that stretched from Jamaica to New York to Miami and beyond, the Shower Posse got their name thanks to their frequent skewering of victims with rounds of automatic weapons fire. From their beginnings in the ghettos of Kingston Jamaica, the Shower Posse and their main posse rivals, the Spanglers, came to prominence as the muscle behind Jamaica's two political parties.
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