- What the rappers get from the gang criminals is backing, a kind of violent capital.

The gangs get a kind of star shine from the rappers.

You get to be seen in music videos and appear in lyrics, says Diamant Salihu, reporter.

The lyrics can be used almost as a weapon against other groups or people.

- In the small brutal extreme environment, there are metaphors in the lyrics that the larger audience may not understand.

Trivia can be enough to decide whether a person should be killed or not in this brutal environment, says Diamant Salihu.

Hear more about young men in gang crime who are prepared to kill over a rap text in the clip above.