he said he needed it, so I let him get it even though he never gave it back.. Gang Member, which was published in 1993. Ill tell you this homie, God dont like ugly. Monster is his moniker and melodrama is his claim. Then the Vegas police come and draw down on us; they fin to shoot us! It has to, in order to continue to exist. Although Scott escaped death numerous times as a member of the Eight Tray Gangster Crips, then became an author who counseled others to avoid gang life, the 57-year-old was found dead on June 7 at a homeless encampment near the San Luis River Trail in Oceanside, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiners office. Do we rely on the metaphysical, believing that some god is going to help us, do we use the theories given to us by our enemies or do we use dialectical materialism? Cadres will come from all sectors of our nation and all classes. They spent $50,000 on paying an informant to tip them off, and I spent $50,000 on attorney fees to avoid a life term. Monster Kody aka Sanyika Shakur Beyond Hate ( 1991 Exclusive) Street Gangs Watch on The last time I had seen Makaveli was in April of 1996 during the vidoe shoot for the X-rated version of "How Do U Want It.". On the local level, theres other means and ways, as with Oscar Grant, Devin Brown, Tyisha Miller etc. Kody Scott was not the average eleven year old boy. Study and struggle. It is a determination to exert this national reality, build a strong state (government) around it and struggle against the forces which oppress it in order to get free. Then, later that night, Pac sees fool. Crip gang member monster kody full interview 1993 Vinmoonsu 792K views 5 years ago A day in LA with Watts Riderz mc WATTS RIDERZ MC 6.3K views 5 months ago Best Mob Documentary Angelooch1. Perhaps Id been in these stoops too long. So this cage is my classroom, my gym, my struggle chamber. Includes interview with Birdie Scott, his mother. Kody Scott was a part of a LA group of crips called the North Side Eight Tray Gangsters. Sanyika: Why did the Death Row crew zero in on you that night at the MGM? Sanyika: Well, it was very successful in that it swung the spotlight this way and illuminated the draconian reality of our situation. Part 3 of the Monster Kody series with Og Cutes can be seen on Youtube Kev Mac Videos 3.5.3 thanks for listening. I related to the book, not because I come from street-tribal society of Los Angeles, but because a lot of what he wrote about reminded me of my memories and what I heard about Oakland in the 80s. AEW media call report: Live notes on Tony Khan speaking with the pro wrestling media ahead of Sunday's AEW Revolution pay-per-view March 2, 2023 Consciousness, real, political and revolutionary consciousness, came to me much later and in increments over a span of years. Former gang member turned best selling author Monster Kody Scott has died, according to sources with AllHipHop. This guy was a loyal guy [and] a hell of a rider, just charismatic and a person you love to be around.". Its like man, my stomach gets jittery because we have no idea what Kody is going to do.. Cali got strong ties to tx tho since the beginning, But what's more crazy is t's speculated that monsters book may have lead to og mack creating the NY UBN. Sanyika Shakur (born Kody Dejohn Scott; November 13, 1963), also known by his former street moniker Monster, is a former member of the Los Angeles gang the Eight Tray Gangster Crips. M.O.I. In closing, anyone who has the vaguest notions about the length the American ruling class will go to maintain dominance or to answer your question about targeting conscious leaders should read The FBI War on Tupac Shakur and Black Leaders by John Potash. (LogOut/ I asked just to see where hed go with it. A humble respect descended over him that reminded me of a defeated man whod lost his most prized possession in the game of life. On went the cuffs, open came the door. And finally through Crossroad: A New Afrikan Captured Combatant Newsletter.. It wasnt washing my eyes, my mind of colonialism. The part where he got in a shoot out in a grocery store WHILE shopping with his moms at only 16?? It is just one more place we find ourselves that needs agitating, education and organization. Its no longer Uncle Tom preachers; its Uncle Tom Supreme Kourt justices and Uncle Tom presidents, you dig? Before Scott died, he also made amends with Smith. With this sock puppet Obama up there, its a new day of the system morphing. Aint no off switch on national oppression ever. One day while Scott and Bing were riding in the backseat of a car through the hood, she recalls asking him to show her his mad dog face. This powerful account of the triumph of the human spirit over insurmountable odds brings the reader into the daily battles for survival. If you sit around and get hypnotized by the TV, sports or gossip about whos gonna get kicked off of Big Brother or, as Gil Scott Heron said, If Dick finally got down with Jane on Search For Tomorrow, then time is doing you. 81 Comments for "Sanyika Shakur, aka Monster Kody" Reply (LogOut/ This is theory. A well-known gang banger in the 1970s, Scott remarkably became. Aint that cold, he said when I asked about it. What tools do we use to get free? Cooper, who joined the gang at age 13, said Scott took him and other recruits to the gun range, where he shared street game with them. Kody Scott, whose gang autobiography sparked a literary career, lands on the LAPDs most wanted list. But within the last year, he was working on another book and in talks with a streaming service about adapting his story and launching a podcast, said Leo "Pretty Boy" Smith, a former gang rival who planned to cohost the podcast. But on this day, as Townsend and a schoolmate passed by 69th Street near Florence and Normandie avenues, they happened to catch Scott on a good day. Before Id be unarmed. When we met the following week, Suges jumpsuit was fitting slightly looser. Mad Bone stands near a poster remembrance at a vigil for Kody Scott, a former L.A. Crips gang member, in South Los Angeles. One cant be disenfranchised, if youve never been enfranchised, feel me? And they did this in Notes from a New Afrikan POW Journal (Books 1-7), False Nationalism False Internationalism by E. Tani and Kai Sera, Vita Wa Watu: a New Afrikan Theoretical Journal (Books 8-12), Settlers: Mythology of the White Proletariat by J. Sakai. Of course we, unlike the Panthers, were criminals and parasites. Monster Kody). At Scott's request while he was incarcerated, Bing helped him coordinate a toy drive at a local childrens hospital with then 15-year-old Bernard Cooper, a young member of the Eight Tray Gangster Crips. Basically starting ny bloods. Previously, she worked as a staff writer for Los Angeles Magazine and the Las Vegas Review-Journal. People really respected him in the hood and the people who were afraid of him, I think were afraid for all of the wrong reasons, she added. Source: http://www.dubcnn.com/connect/index.php?topic=305382.0, Haki Kweli Shakur ATC NAPLA NAIM MOI 4-22-53 ADM 2018 Free Sanyika Shakur. Anyway, we rollin; everything is tight. I could quote George, Robert Williams, Huey and Malcolm, but I couldnt make coherent sense of 86 Amerika. Street organizations are allowed to function in certain areas, based on the same principal and strategy. Im losing weight. In closing, Id like to say we appreciated all the support for our hunger strike and all the work you and Comrade Fred Hampton Jr. do. Your moms is a strong woman. I thanked him for the compliment about moms and then asked about Makaveli. Scotts girlfriend discovered his badly decomposed body in a tent, said Tom Bussey, a public information officer for the Oceanside Police Department. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I always [saw] pops., He added, [He was] like the older best friend. Im only allowed 10 books at a time. So I make them 10 count. Monster Kody Scott from Eight Tray Gangster Crips in South Los Angeles in a 2001 interview. He got his nickname as a 13-year-old gang member when he beat and stomped a robbery victim until he was disfigured. We are looking for ways of struggle that correspond to our particular set of circumstances. Lateral warfare has always served the system. Baby Lane, he said and exhaled. Meri and Kody recently announced publicly that they are "permanently terminating" their marriage, even though they have not acted like a married couple in years. Monster Kody: an interview wit author Sanyika Shakur. See, I started bangin in the mid 70s, so the vapors or the residue of the Black Liberation Movement were still palpable. And we were armed. You are doing a beautiful job of getting the requisite information out to the people in order to raise consciousness. And if his killers were the Southside Crips, with whom hes supposedly fought that evening, why didnt the shooter dump on every car in the caravan? Man, said Suge, swaggering in an attempt to look comfortable, this shit is hectic.. Born Kody De'John Scott in November 1963 to Birdie Scott, he discovered later that his father was L.A. Rams running back Dick Bass, who died in 2006. There was still a consciousness there, dig? Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/DiscoveryThe streaming landscape is drowning in shocking and revolting true-crime tales, and yet Jared From Subway: Catching a Monster is in a disgusting class by itself. And luckily for me, I had cats around me who were interested in growth and development, on an intellectual level. Dont you know, he told me that I could have all of his songs for thirty thousand dollars if I just got him out of jail? Hed transformed himself into a formidable opponent of oppression, this on top of already being a stalwart street combatant and a leader. JR: What does being New Afrikan mean to you, and why did you choose this ideology? Sukanya, in. And again, Im speaking of having a real rudimentary overstanding of politics, as perceived from the mentality of an adolescent. With Tookie, it was a national message, and its a testament to the weakness of our forces that we allow such blatant acts of murder to happen to our nationals. But even then his stress was evident. Despite his reputation, people closest to him said that they rarely or never saw the Monster side of him. So Im reading all the material, but I wasnt getting well. I ended up with six years with 85 percent for carjacking, even though the guy recanted and two others were actually caught in the car and no one could corroborate his story. This entails being free from capitalism, imperialism and colonialism. Even when he ran off with my mothers .25 automatic and my mother was chasing me around about it. The Major League Wrestling Underground television series is in the midst of a ten-week run on Reelz network, according to Variety.com. What I can say though is that he died well head up, chest out, glaring menacingly at the enemies no crying or wringing of the hands in sorrowful gestures. Writing under the name of Sanyika Shakur in Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. I had no evidence but had heard that a feud was brewing over contractual matters, including Makavelis firing his lawyer, David Kenner, and his wanting to leave Death Row to start his own label. After all, Id seen men in and our of prison actually tremble when speaking about him. Im very intent on making this time in this terrible place work for us and our national liberation struggle. Study, write, exercise, think. In fact, a few times I went looking for them. Some comrades have life or lengthy prison sentences and may not get out unless we liberate them, so their thing is prison reform work for better living conditions inside the kamps though this is secondary to study and struggle around the picking, developing, maintenance and moving of cadres in concert with the overall National Liberation Struggle. The last time I had seen Makaveli was in April of 1996 during the vidoe shoot for the X-rated version of How Do U Want It.. Wed all seen the black 500 droptop. Kody certainly thinks that he is a warrior. It is the essence of their power over us. He took his cap and [turned] it around to the side like the way a kid whos trying to look tough will and he crossed his eyes and stuck the tip of his tongue outside of his mouth and he said, Scary huh? Bing recalled. But you see, the old Prison Movement was a reflection of the movement at large. Thats my best friend, he said, speaking in present tense. Source: cdn.slidesharecdn.com He was eventually arrested and sentenced to prison . This one, however, has brought greater attention and some indignation. This man was the CEO of a hundred-and-twenty-five-million dollar company, yet his writing was no better, perhaps even worse, than my seven-year-old sons. 'Sister Wives' fans have slammed Kody for his poor treatment of Meri, but Paedon implied that Meri got what she deserved. But on this day, as Townsend and a schoolmate passed by 69th Street near Florence and Normandie avenues, they happened to catch Scott on a good day. Monster Kody was born Kody Dejohn Scott on November 13th in 1963 and later changed his name to Sanyika Shakur. This is not the shockingly raw man who's the frightening gang-banging boogeyman most people freeze in time. A passer-by found the body of Kody Scott in a tent in an open area near the San Luis Rey River Trail about 12:30 . The first book that I read on my book list after I decided to consciously educate myself to be a part of the movement was Sanyika Shakurs Monster in the mid-90s.