This episode features Dana Bostic and his Chicago gang, The New Breeds. Bostic, known as "Bird," came of age on Chicago's tough west side. He grew up slinging drugs on the corner and ended up a heroin kingpin in his hometown. With a connection to a Mexican cartel, Bostic's New Breeds would package and distribute heroin and defend their turf with violence. When the body count started to rise, Bird and the New Breeds were taken down. They are all serving significant sentences in prison.
This episode explores the gangland matriarch Maria "Chata" Leon and the criminal underworld created by her murderous brood of gangbanger children. Leaders of the Drew Street Clique of the Avenues Gang, this family ruled a small pocket of Los Angeles for decades. By way of slinging crack cocaine and methamphetamine Maria Leon accrued a great amount of wealth but her status in the hood dwarfed any financial gain she could earn. With an air of invincibility, Maria Leon commanded a reign of terror in L.A. only to be brought to justice by vast federal RICO indictments and multiple military style police invasions into her neighborhood. Maria now awaits her third deportation in federal prison in California.
Kendrick Lamar is an American rapper and songwriter best known for his interesting take on life on Southern California's tough streets, and for his affiliation with rap star and super-producer Dr. Dre.
Italian tennis player Sara Errani has won several honors, including two WTA singles titles and six WTA doubles titles. She lost to Maria Sharapova in the final round of the 2012 French Open.
Amanda Knox is best known for her conviction and acquittal in the murder of her roommate in Italy, Meredith Kercher. Knox's acquittal was overturned in 2013 and she was again convicted of murder in 2014.
Andy Murray is a two-time Grand Slam winner. His 2012 US Open win made him the first British player to win a Grand Slam title since 1977, and his 2013 Wimbledon victory made him the first British Wimbledon champ in 77 years.
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is a reality television star and author who is known for her wild behavior and unique fashion sense. She is known as one of the stars of Jersey Shore, and has competed on Dancing with the Stars.
Olympic gymnast Alicia Sacramone has won dozens of World Championship and U.S. National Championship medals—competing with such teammates as Nastia Liukin and Shawn Johnson—and won a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
NFL quarterback Tim Tebow won both the Heisman Trophy and the BCS National Championship while playing for the Florida Gators in college. He was drafted by the NFL’s Denver Broncos in 2010 and joined the New York Jets in 2012.
Dana Vollmer is a swimmer and three-time Olympic gold medalist. She set the world record for the 100-meter butterfly at the London Olympics in 2012, and won two gold medals there.