Word generated in Jamaica. A person who doesn't need to be in a crew or run with nobody. Handles business by himself or has people working for him. Deals with drugs, murder, or other forms of illegal money making. Someone needs to be killed they will be, woman, child, or even police.
by badman August 29, 2004
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Shotta = A Jamaican gunslinger. See Jamaican film 'Shottas'
Yah mon, 'im 'a' kill nuff people dem! Man 'im a top shotta!
by Anonymous October 6, 2003
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2 meanings. 1 someone who sells drugs. 2 a gangsta, man who moves with heat.
I got rid of three keys of cess today, man is a top shotta.

Me a real shotta bwoy, mind ya nah get a cap inna you rassclaat face.
by Badda Man. July 29, 2003
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jamaican word to describe other youths like dawg is used to recognise crew
wha ya say shotta. I ah shotta
by sen-say September 28, 2003
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a thug. comes from the t-dot
that boy's a shotta
by Anonymous November 22, 2002
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Big balla that can somehow aquire a 500 hp Corvette and a beater Mercedes S500 all while making 12 cash an hour. Sometimes works 'overtime' to keep feds off his back.
Look at that shotta working the gangsta OT. I guess he's getting the feds off his back.
by Domexicano March 29, 2005
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Shottas is a 2002 film about two young men who participate in organized crime in Kingston, Jamaica and Miami, Florida. It stars Spragga Benz, Ky-Mani Marley, and Wyclef Jean and was written and directed by Cess Silvera. Despite its low budget, the movie employs an engaging storyline and the distribution of an unfinished bootleg made it a cult favourite long before its official release by SONY Pictures in 2006.

The film takes its name from a Jamaican term for gangsters.

Cast Includes:

Biggs - Ky-Mani Marley
Wayne - Spragga Benz
Mad Max - Paul Campbell
Teddy Bruckshut - Louie Rankin
Richie Effs - Wyclef Jean
Gussy - Screechie Bop
Raquel - San San
Dangles - Jabba
Shottas is the rawest Jamaican gangster movie ever! Fuck Belly
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