Nationwide Rip Ridaz

Nationwide Rip Ridaz
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Hip hop
Years active 1993–1999
Labels Dangerous Records
Pump Records
Associated acts Damu Ridas

The Nationwide Rip Ridaz were an assortment of Crips gang members from Compton, South Los Angeles, and Watts, California. They are best known for their collaboration with Bloods gang members, Damu Ridas on Bangin' on Wax and Bangin' on Wax 2... The Saga Continues. Five of the members of the rap group have been confirmed as dead. Big Freeze is said[by whom?] to have been shot in a diner, while AWOL has been said to been shot by police when he was high on PCP. In 1995, Fo' Clips Eclipse has been shot and killed in a drive-by shooting. Many of the members still live in their respective neighborhoods. Broncoe appeared on 2006 album Rep Yo Set. Twin Loc (also known as G-Cell) still lives in Avalon turf and also appeared on the Rep Yo Set album. G-Bone still lives in Compton and is in a rap group called "Grown Folk". Keystone still lives in Watts Franklin Crip turf and appeared on Rep Yo Set. Cixx Pac is said to have been shot and killed in Texas.[clarification needed] B.G. Scarface was sent to jail, and has since been released. Koollay is apparently dead.

Contents

Members

  • Tweedy Bird Loc (Kelly Park Compton Crips) - Alive
  • AWOL (Kelly Park Compton Crips) - Deceased
  • Fo' Clips Eclipse (Kelly Park Compton Crips) - Deceased
  • G-Bone (Atlantic Drive Compton Crips) - Alive
  • B.G. Scarface (Atlantic Drive Compton Crips) - Alive
  • Twin Loc aka G-Cell (Avalon Gangsta Crips) - Alive
  • Broncoe (Fudgetown Mafia Crips) - Alive
  • Big Freeze (Watts Franklin Square Crips) - Deceased
  • Cixx Pac (Watts Franklin Square Crips) - Alive
  • Koollay (Watts Franklin Square Crips) - Deceased
  • Keystone (Watts Franklin Square Crips) - Alive
  • Mac-11 - Deceased
  • Duv Mac - Alive
  • Sinbad The Slayer - Alive
  • Teroma - Unknown

Discography

Albums

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

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

  • 1997: Bang'n on Wax: The Best of the Crips

Singles

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

Music videos

Year Video
1995 "Nationwide Rip Ridaz"

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