Nationwide Rip Ridaz

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Nationwide Rip Ridaz
Nationwide Rip Ridaz .jpg
Background information
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Gangsta rap, G-funk, West Coast hip hop
Years active 1993–1999
Labels Dangerous Records
Pump Records
Associated acts Damu Ridas, Bloods & Crips

The Nationwide Rip Ridaz were an assortment of Crips gang members from Compton, South Central, and Watts, California. They are best known for their collaboration with Bloods gang members, Damu Ridas on the Bangin' on Wax and Bangin' On Wax 2... The Saga Continues.

History[edit]

The Nationwide Rip Ridaz is an American rap group, who originated from the Bloods & Crips, which were a collaboration between actual members of the Bloods and Crips from Compton, Watts, Long Beach, and different regions of South Los Angeles. After the group dismantle the Bloods became known as the Damu Ridas and the Crips became known as the Nationwide Rip Ridaz. In 1995, they released an album “Nationwide Rip Ridaz” accompanied with a music video. In 1998, they released their final album “Betrayed (Can’t Trust Nobody)”.

Members[edit]

Kelly Park Compton Crips Notes
AWOL AWOL is deceased, he was choked and killed by the police after he swallowed something police considered a clue.
Troll Loc Troll Loc is alive.
Atlantic Drive Compton Crips Notes
G-Bone G-Bone (aka G-BIZ0) is alive.
B.G. Scarface B.G. Scarface is deceased, he has committed suicide in 2012.
Avalon Gangsta Crips Notes
Twin Loc Twin Loc (aka O.G. Cell-E-Cell) is alive and known under rap moniker "G-Cell", plus he has released a solo album.
Watts Franklin Square Crips Notes
Big Freeze Big Freeze is deceased, he was shot and killed in a restaurant.
Six Pac Six Pac (aka Cixx Pac) is alive.
Keystone Keystone is alive.
Koolay Koolay is alive.
Mac-11 Mac-11 is deceased.
Half Dead Half Dead is deceased. He and Baby Half Dead are now known as Whole Dead
Baby Half Dead Baby Half Dead is alive. He and Half Dead are now known as Whole Dead
Long Beach Insane Crips Notes
Duv Mac Duv Mac (aka O.G. Duv Mac) is alive and has released several projects.
Fudgetown Mafia Crips Notes
Broncoe Broncoe is alive.
Neighborhood Compton Crips Notes
Sin Loc Sin Loc(aka O.G. Sin Loc) is alive and he has released two solo albums.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[1]
Heatseekers Top R&B/Hip hop albums
1995 Nationwide Rip Ridaz #10 #44
1998 Betrayed (Can't Trust Nobody) - -

Collaboration with Damu Ridas[edit]

Year Title Chart positions[2]
Billboard 200 Top R&B/Hip hop albums
1993 Bangin' on Wax #86 -
1994 Bangin' on Wax 2... The Saga Continues #139 #20

Compilations[edit]

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album
1993 "Bangin' on Wax" Bangin' on Wax
"Steady Dippin'"
1994 "Gs & Locs" Bangin' on Wax 2... The Saga Continues
"Wish You Were Here"
1995 "Nationwide Rip Ridaz" Nationwide Rip Ridaz
"Crip Keeper"

Music videos[edit]

Year Video
1995 "Nationwide Rip Ridaz"
"Crip Keeper"

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Albums chart positions". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-03-31. 
  2. ^ "Albums chart positions". Allmusic. Retrieved 2008-03-31.