The Bloods are a street gang founded in Los Angeles, California. The gang is widely known for its rivalry with the Crips. They are identified by the red worn by their members and by particular gang symbols, including distinctive hand signs. The Bloods are made up of various sub-groups known as "sets" between which significant differences exist such as colors, clothing, and operations, and political ideas which may be in open conflict with each other. Since their creation, the Blood gangs have branched out throughout the United States. Bloods have been documented in the US military, found in both US and overseas bases. The Bloods gang was formed initially to compete against the influence of the Crips in Los Angeles.
The origin of the Bloods and their rivalry with the Crips dates to the 1970s, where the Pirus street gang, originally a set, or faction, of the Crips broke off during an internal gang war, and allied with other smaller gangs to found the gang that would eventually become known as the Bloods. At the time, Crips sets outnumbered Bloods sets by three to one. To assert their power despite this difference in numbers, Bloods sets became increasingly violent, especially against rival Crips members. The Pirus are therefore considered to be the original founders of the Bloods. During the rise of crack cocaine, the gang's focus shifted to drug production. Bloods sets operate independently of each other, and are currently located in almost all States. Blood sets on the East Coast are often seen as affiliated with the United Blood Nation, a gang which originated in Rikers Island. Their gang activities include: Murder, Drug trafficking, Robbery, & Extortion. They are allies with the People Nation & Latin Kings. They're rivals are Crips, Folk Nation, Sureños.
by Paul Wall Da People's Champ December 23, 2009
just another gang like any other gang with no life in which whoever is in it is just gonna end up in jail like everyone who's in a gang. these Bloods have no life in which they have to join a gang to get friends. in simpler words, they're just a "LOSER". A person who has no life or no friends who tries very hard to fit into a crew in which he's not. he could be a hypocrite who doesn't know where he's going towards life. gang life could end early or around the age of 30-40 which he/she later realizes that being in a gang is just pointless. in the end, he could either end up in the streets or he could be in jail or he could die.
Your Bloods result shows positive for HIV aids.
by pointless September 27, 2007
A group of pussies who are having their periods, hence the name "Bloods"
Tampax ran out of material to keep the Bloods feeling fresh!
by wallberg, darrell July 10, 2008
A gang brought up in the West side by Sylvester Scott and Vincent Owens. Biggest rivals of the primarily East side gang the Crips. Stands for Be Loyal Or Otherwise Die. Also have a sign that spells out the word "blood" with their hands/fingers.
See a Crip
Kill a Crip
Watch your favorite color drip.

B.e
L.oyal
O.r
O.therwise
D.ie

"That nigga be in the Bloods. Look at his fuckkin bandana."
by Lethal Lisa March 08, 2006
The first definition for Blood back in 1969 when the first five non crip sets were being formed by T. Rogers was Black Liberation Organization Of Defense
A.B.P.S.N Almighty Black P Stone Nation
thats what i represent till the day i die.the M-21 is what i represent. much love for Jeff fort
by Bloodytriiga November 18, 2003
one of the most famous, and largest, criminal gangs, mainly full of idiots who think killing is cool, their main (and probably only) enemy is the crips, and the cleverest thing the bloods evwer did was make a complicated hand sign
the definition is above you! but ok heres yer stupid example

bloods cant get along with crips cause crips are crips, weird eh?
by EEwisewolf April 17, 2008
A group of people who formed a rival gang to the crips. though now bloods has become popular amoungst teenagers who are large fans of eninem and tupac, still live at their paretnt house, and in their 20's. They go around their local neighborhood claiming and convincing young kids that they are bloods. They usually only "jump" 13-15 year olds, and alot of the times, it girls, really, they are only a bunch of fucking pussies who have no problem with fighting in large groups against one person, even if the person lacks the y chromisone.

they should be strangled with their own intestings.
blood: bitch, shut the fuck up
*hits girl*
bloods girlfriend: stop!
*calls friend*
*friends come up and kick his ass, a week later he comes over with more of his blood buddies and pistols to get one girl, girls brother gets their before they could shoot her with his friends and beats the living shit out of them before the cops arive*

true story^
by anonymoussnack February 22, 2009
Red white and black? Oy vey these guys are nazis!
The meshugenah nazi flag was red white and black.
by Kikey Kikawitz September 04, 2004

Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.

×