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Ross Kemp brings you face to face with the Gang Lords of the Earth...
buckeema from Canada
26 October 2009
"Ross Kemp on Gangs" is one of the most shocking shows to ever be shown
on television (National Geographic Channel). Mr. Kemp is one brave
soul. In every episode he travels to a different part of the world that
is infested by gang violence. Forget what you see in the movies, this
is the harsh reality of gang life. The mainstream gang talk in music
(50 Cent/Rick Ross/Gucci Mane) is candy coated gloss. After watching
this show I don't think anyone would want to be a gangster, however it
seems like one is forced into such a position in life. Even the
gangsters Mr. Kemp interviews are down to earth in some way or another
and explain how it's a game of survival: Kill or be Killed.
Ross Kemp goes face to face with many gang lords, showing some serious
courage when in the face of death. That is indeed the most interesting
factor in this show, which is how close he really gets to these "Dons".
Some of these criminals open up and explain why they do it, while
others hesitate due to the fact that Mr. Kemp could be a "rat" or leak
to the local police authorities. It's all very intriguing.
This show will open your eyes to a harsh reality you have only seen in
movies, which is an understatement. Check it out... Ross Kemp knows his
Gangs and isn't afraid to look them in the eyes.
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