gangs

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Bad Blood
25:15

How I Managed to Shoot the Yakuza | Bad Blood

Seung-Woo Yang entered the universe of the Korean Yakuza in his teens. A personal tragedy made him start photographing the world, to cement his memories with his friends.
Dogs of War
7:31

The Rise of Brazil’s Biggest Prison Gang | Dogs of War

Brazil's largest prison gang, the PCC, has massacred police, shut down cities and controls 60% of Brazil’s cocaine market. VICE meets the organisation's leader, Marcola.
Under The Ink
9:20

Shoreline Crips Scratcher Turned Street Tattoo Artist

VICE meets Looney, an OG Shoreline Crip from Venice Beach, CA, and learns about his journey from prison to street tattoo artist.
VICE INTL
16:53

Inside Taiwan’s Most Notorious Mafia

VICE sat down with a few members of the Bamboo Union, Taiwan’s biggest underground crime syndicate, to find out how the gang operates.
VICE Specials
12:46

Credit Card Scammers: Street Gangs on the Dark Web

VICE met up with a full-time scammer for a look inside the shady, lucrative world of stealing credit card info on the dark web.
Rites of Passage
17:13

Inside a Gang Initiation with the Silent Murder Crips

VICE followed a young prospect in Brooklyn looking to join the Crips to see what it takes to get initiated, from finding a way to meet gang members to getting "squared in"—a vicious beating at the hands of the members.
NEEDLES & PINS / S1 EP3
42:50

Gang Tattoos in LA

Grace travels to LA to learn the history and evolution of Chicano style tattoos.
NEEDLES & PINS / Clip
1:56

Grace Meets Mister Cartoon

Grace meets up with legendary Mexican-American tattoo artist, Mister Cartoon, to gain insight about the Xicano world of tattooing.
VICE on HBO
29:02

Gangs & Oil (Chiraq & Nigeria's Oil Pirates)

Out-of-control gang violence in Chicago; the high human cost of oil piracy in Nigeria.​
Black Market / Clip
2:27

Ronni and Dennis

Mike sits down with Ronni and Dennis at their apartment and talks about how they shoplift to support their drug habit, and discusses his own battles.
Black Market / Clip
1:44

How to Stack the Deck

Mike meets a former dealer, who used to cheat in underground games. He demonstrates the tricks to the trade, and how to stack the deck.
Black Market / Clip
1:15

Mexican Lean

Mike has a tense meeting with a Mexican cartel associate in LA, and learns how Mexicans are making their own version of lean and smuggling it in.
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