83 Hoover Criminals Gang
From Rap Dictionary
The Eight Tray (83) Hoover Criminals Gang are an African American gang in South Central, Los Angeles, California. Their territory stretches from 80th Street in the north to approximately Manchester Ave. in the south between Vermont Ave. in the west and the 110 Harbor Freeway to the east. There are six separate Hoover neighborhoods from 52nd Street to 112th Street, but the 83 Hoovers are thought to be the most active and the largest in the 77th Division of the L.A.P.D. They are rivals of both Bloods and Crips. Some rivals include the Menlo Crips, the Rollin 90s Crips, 97, 98 and 87 Gangster Crips, the Family Swan Bloods, Mad Swan Blood and all Neighbor Hood Crips; in particular the Rollin 60s Neighborhood Crips.