Hey, You Around?
“After I count a bunch of stacks, I run right to the sink and pour rubbing alcohol or sanitizer on my hands and arms. But I've been doing that for 10 years.”
A while back we stopped using the big trucks—which are often shared by other smugglers—because all the gangster stuff was too bloody.
A conversation with the person behind Shotta Texts, the popular Instagram handle that posts classic exchanges between dealers and customers.
I've had to tell a bunch of them I'm no longer in business.
“A lot of people think selling cannabis is really easy. It takes a lot of focus when you're working with stoned people.”
“I love living here. It’s wonderful—everybody knows everybody, respects everybody, even the bandits.”
“I manipulate people. I might follow them but wait for them to see my Stories to know I sell.”
"I still use the safeguards practiced at the height of the War on Drugs. Call me paranoid, but I switch burner accounts every 21 days."