Piru Street Boys

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The Pirus, formerly known as the Piru Street Boys are an African American street gang started in Los Angeles, California in the late 1960's. Their founders are Sylvester Scott & Vincent Owens. This gang is known for wearing the color burgundy to the right side of their back pocket, being allies to the Bloods, and the Brims, and being rivals to the Crips, Hoover Criminals, and Black Mafia Family. There are twenty-two well known Piru sets.




  • L.G. (Little Gangster) - members ages 8-12
  • L.Y.G. (Little Young Gangster) - members ages 13-17
  • Y.G. (Young Gangster) - after 0 active years of banging after the age of 18
  • O.Y.G. (Original Young Gangster) - after 5 active years of banging after the age of 18
  • O.G. (Original Gangster) - after 10 active years of banging
  • O.O.G. (Double O.G.) - after 20 active years of banging
  • O.O.O.G. (Tripple O.G.) - after 30 active years of banging

Piru Gangs