Hip Hop Culture – A Setup and Ghetto Flamboyance
One of the most important rules of the underworld of criminals is do not be flamboyant. Many gangsters have been killed or put away in prison for long lengths of time for breaking this one basic rule. The reason for this is that flamboyancy brings too much attention to a person and his associates who is attempting to maintain a low profile. The most successful criminals in the history of mankind who experienced longevity in the life of crime did so by maintaining a low profile. Maintaining a low profile is imperative to a successful gangster or criminal. Most successful gangsters became known to the public as celebrities in their aftermath.
Sure many will say, “everyone knows who is involved in organized crime as well as criminal behavior on the street corners.” But this is not always true, even though it is said. And even if you are known as a criminal it doesn’t help at all to be arrogant and smug it into the faces of law enforcement. Because by doing so you make yourself a target on the most wanted list by becoming a public enemy. Any rational minded person knows crime exist and there are dirty cops that allow these enterprises to prosper. But bringing too much attention to yourself, your operation and associates is a poison pill to any business maneuver, legal or illegal enterprises. The less people know about you true intentions the better. And if your intend to make a living breaking the law, you should not boost about it by showing off. And you must have an exit plan
Just like a silk suit worn by a real gangster, hanging jeans by a street hood is symbol that rings off alarms. The first thing the police or even an ordinary citizen thinks when they see a Hip Hopper wearing pants well below his waistline is anti-social behavior. It is the sign of criminal behaviorisms as well as ignorance. And the first person on the most wanted list of street criminals are stupid crooks, because a stupid person breaking the law is considered dangerous. Law Enforcement has a duty to protect the public from stupid criminals, because they are the type of people who harm innocent people in the process of their criminal behaviors.
What most people are concerned with as far as street crime, is the violence associated with these activities. Understand that over 30,000 people are killed by gun violence every year in this country, with over 100,000 shot by guns. These are startling statistics and because of this a street hood shouldn’t do anything to associate himself with this fact.
Many psychologist have weighed in on the Hip Hop culture and hanging jeans and have determined that these kids are angry. No rational criminal wants people and especially law enforcement to think for a moment that he is angry. It is one thing to be a businessman breaking the law and another to be an angry person committing crimes. A criminal shouldn’t want people to fear him when they can like him. Because it is one thing to be ruthless and another to be feared. And the difference is a feared man is a target to be killed or snitched out due to fear, because a person will setout to destroy he who he fears and a liked person is never suspected of killing until he is caught.
Now this is not a lesson on how to be a good crook, because good or bad being a crook is wrong. But it is a lesson on ghetto survival techniques. Because often people who play into these ghetto flamboyant fashion statements are really actually harmless, yet they are perceived as stupid crooks that need to be removed from the streets for public safety. And it is sad because often they take the heat off of the real criminals who hide behind these foolish actors and shields, not being paid by Hollywood or anyone else for that matter.
Why do you think crime seems to never stop, even as many people constantly get busted everyday? We all know people who are in jail or recently got busted and is on their way to prison. Yet crime continues to constantly move forward and is getting worst. Why? The answer is because the real crooks are not to be seen. They are not flamboyant on the streets. When they dress up they dress up to go to church or to work, to show off their new rags. They go by the names Doctor, Mister, Misses and reverend and not “Stone Dog” or some other nick name. They are church goers and politicians and do not hangout on the streets getting drunk and high everyday. But they do their dirt in the privacy of their own homes in private or among their clandestine circle. And after they are finished using the street thug, they are the ones who call 911, because they are the 411. They know everything, because they fabricate the rules of the streets.