The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Inside a Gang Initiation

On today's episode of 'The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast,' we discuss the story of a young prospect who joined the Crips.

by VICE Staff
Nov 20 2017, 11:15pm

On The VICE Guide to Right Now, VICE's new daily podcast, we delve into the biggest news of the day and give you a rundown of the stories we're reading, working on, and fascinated with.

Today we run through the major headlines before delving into the story of JT, a young prospect in Brooklyn who recently joined a local branch of the Crips. We spoke with VICE producer Akil Gibbons about how the documentary was made and what it was like to watch JT suffer through a brutal beating known as getting "squared in."

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