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Growing up ´gangsta´: Surviving
life on the streets of Chicago´s
violent South Side that rapper
Chief Keef calls home

Daily Mail (UK), by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/14/2014 3:32:28 PM

With its high murder rate, crushing poverty and gun crime, Chicago´s South Side is a notoriously hard neighborhood to grow up in. Youngsters who live in the same streets that produced rappers such as Chief Keef, King Louie and Fredo Santana face violence every day. The day-to-day existence of their tough lives have been documented by New York photographer Daniel Shea, who spent a month in South Side earlier this year. From members of the Blockheadz to the memorial for a six-month-old baby who was murdered, Shea´s photos reveal the harsh reality faced by those living in the neighborhood´s apartments.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 1/14/2014 3:41:42 PM     (No. 9691892)

Ignorant
Immoral
Savage

The DemocRAT base

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Harleynyc, 1/14/2014 3:49:52 PM     (No. 9691905)

Keefer=queefer.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 1/14/2014 3:51:59 PM     (No. 9691910)

Might being a ´gangsta´ be the main problem? No can´t be a cultural thing, has to be something else. Maybe if they had to work for a living instead of freeloading but that isn´t as much fun as shooting babies.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 4Justice, 1/14/2014 4:23:52 PM     (No. 9691948)

That is because they accept it! They don´t do anything to change and improve their living situation. Instead, so many of them "aspire" to be the next big gangsta and to have all the whores and bling-bling that brings... None of them want to have a normal, "boring" life of working a job for a living and raising a regular family. They all want fast money and the excitement and power they feel they get when living on the edge. The lefties have been glorifying that life through the media, entertainment and promoting it as "romantic" to these people and the Democrats and leftist politicians do it to keep their dependent base as well as to keep these people down and unable to fight against the corruption. Instead, they try to bring some of them into the corruption to keep the system going.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Japanorama, 1/14/2014 4:24:23 PM     (No. 9691950)

Growing up dead.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: AltaD, 1/14/2014 4:29:50 PM     (No. 9691953)

I get the feeling that the DM staff used several articles to cut and paste together this one and failed to fact-check the finished product.

The Marshall Field Garden Apt complex is not on the South Side. These low-rise projects are on the North Side in Old Town, which is a wealthier and relatively safe neighborhood. Cabrini Green was also on the North Side but that complex was torn down years ago and in its place are expensive townhouses and retail stores.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Dante, 1/14/2014 4:44:19 PM     (No. 9691967)

Nice of the Daily Mail to assist with the self-promotion and mythologizing here, I hope at least they were paid for the advertizement.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/14/2014 4:57:49 PM     (No. 9691985)

.....and the Enimedia would have you believe that the group to be feared and hated is the Tea Party.

The DM is a Major International Newspaper on the way up. Crazy strong on their photography.

Perhaps this will dissuade millions of damn furriners from continually trying to jump our borders and crash our party.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/14/2014 5:07:05 PM     (No. 9691996)

Liberal heaven!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 1/14/2014 5:08:26 PM     (No. 9691998)

Agreed, #6: Cabrini Green was demolished several years ago. The last I´d read about anyone living there was when Mayor Byrne and her husband moved in - by the way, what ever became of that stunt?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/15/2014 2:53:18 AM     (No. 9692495)

#10, Corey Booker used it in Newark.



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