Criminal, killer or murderer.
A criminal who usually operates for money.
Patois: Man a shotta fram wi baan
English: We have been killers since we were born.
Slang expression for a thug or gangster. Normally deals with drugs, murder, or other forms of illegal money making activities. The literal translation of shotta is “shooter”.
Patois: Mi a shotta inna di streets
English: I’m a gangster in the streets