Map and Tour of Memphis Gangs
Map that breaks down the Memphis hoods, as well some of the Memphis gangs areas, but none that are specific. Scroll through and view the legendary sections of the North Memphis, South Memphis, and East Memphis hoods to go along with Orange Mound, BlackHaven, WestWood, and much more.
Made famous over the years through everyone’s favorite rappers, Young Dolph from Castalia, Juicy J from Evergreen, 8 Ball & MJG from Orange Mound, Moneybagg Yo from Walker Homes, Blac Youngsta from South Parkway, or Project Pat from Hyde Park/Hollywood, this map gives a perfect example of the streets within the city of Memphis.
Memphis Gangs Key: Red = Blood/Vice Lords | Blue = Crips/Gangster Disciples | Black = Unknown | Dark Purple = Mixed | Green = former housing projects
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Known for rap icons and pioneers like Young Dolph, DJ Paul of Three 6 Mafia, 8Ball & MJG, Playa Fly, and a number of other rappers, South Memphis hoods are some of the most known in the city, in a section that was once known as Funky Town.
Home to legendary communities like Orange Mound and the heart of South Memphis, an area from Crump Blvd. to McLemore to South Parkway, which were the city’s first all-black neighborhoods, but also the former home of projects like LeMoyne Gardens, Fowler Homes, Foote Homes, and Cleaborne Homes.
Outside of the original South Memphis hoods, south I-240 is the areas of Westwood, Walker Homes, Blackhaven (Whitehaven), Riverside, Castalia, and expanding as far as Southeast Memphis (East Memphis), with numerous Memphis gangs like Pirus, Hoovers, Grape Street Crips, Neighborhood Crips, and more.
Made famous by Project Pat, representing the North North, the map above highlighted the North Memphis hoods and Memphis gangs within areas like Smokey City, Klondike, Hyde Park and Hollywood, Binghampton, Mitchell Heights and more.
An extension of North Memphis, north of North Memphis, are the hoods and apartment complexes of Frayser, also known as the Bay Area, and the Raleigh neighborhoods. These two large sections are home to a number of Memphis gangs and cliques, numerous apartment complexes, like Ridgecrest, and hoods like Spring Valley, Timberlake, or Schoolfield (SkoolField).