This documentary examines gang violence from the perspective of "Monster" Kody Scott, a former "gang banger" from Los Angeles. STREET WAR STORIES examines Scott's gang career starting when he was only 11 years old. Scott shares experiences from his years as a member of the Crips and from his resulting seven-year prison sentence.
Description by Phoenix Entertainment Group:
Street War Stories is a fact-based documentary on the Crips and the Bloods gangs in Los Angeles. Starring best selling author Sanyika Shakur a.k.a "Monster" (who spent 16 years as a "gangbanger" in South Central Los Angeles). Through uncensored one on one interviews with Crips and Bloods, they convey a sense of siege mentality and daily barrage of gang-on-gang violence that prevails every minute of everyday as Scott pushes the narrative forward. In society that glamorizes life both on film and in music, Street War Stories brings a raw glimpse into the reality that the street hold.