Soft White Underbelly

 

Videos

  1. Crack Addict interview-Levi
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Levi, a crack addict on Skid Row in Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On :- 2019-August-4th
        Link
    • Persons
      • Leviticus Brown
    • Transcript
      • Substance Abuse
        • Retirement
          • By the 5th or 7th of the Month it is all gone
        • Alcohol
          • DUI – 1
            • Knocked a retiree down
            • A School Teacher who just retired that day
          • DUI – 2
        • Crack Cocaine
          • Waking up drunk and when I get to work, I can not get any work done
          • 1993 to Today
            • Crack Cocaine has been a problem in my life
        • I go back to the substance that destroyed my life
    • Metadata
      • Family of Alcoholics
  2. Heroin Addict interview-Sylvia
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Sylvia, a heroin addict living on the streets of Skid Row.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On :- 2019-October-26th
        Link
    • metadata
      • HIV
  3. Prostitute interview-Kelly
    • Original
      • Profile
        • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Kelly, a prostitute in South Central Los Angeles who shares her life story.
        • Photographed on December 24, 2019.
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
          Published On :- 2020-January-28th
          Link
    • Update
      • Profile
        • A one month update on Kelly, the young woman I first photographed on Christmas Eve who I created a GoFundMe campaign for. Her GoFundMe campaign was closed at $29,900.
        • Photographed on January 29, 2020. Thank you to everyone that donated.
        • Published on :- January 31st, 2020.
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
          Published On :- 2020-January-31st
          Link
  4. Pimp interview-ATM
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of ATM, a pimp from South Central LA. Photographed on January 31, 2020.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On :- 2020-February-9th
        Link
    • metadata
      • Gorilla Pimp
        • Put your hands on her
          • Due to fact where we come from
          • Real B, Real N
        • Break their spirit
      • Penitentiary Chances
  5. Drug Addicted Mother and Son interview-Kelly and Shane
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Shane and his mother, Kelly, who are both drug addicts on Skid Row.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On :- 2019-December-21st
        Link
    • metadata
      • Hit a lick
        • Hit a lick at walmart
      • Get clean
        • Me praying to God
  6. Heroin Addict interview-Ronnie
    • Segment – #01
      • Profile
        • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Ronnie, a young heroin addict from Texas. I find Ronnie’s interview especially interesting because she came from what appears to be a childhood with loving parents, no child abuse or family history of addiction and yet her struggle to love herself has taken her away from her young son to a drug addicted life on the streets of Skid Row. Ronnie speaks intelligently about the unravelling of her life.
        • Shot on November 11, 2019.
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
          Published On :- 2019-November-17th
          Link
    • Segment – #02
      • Profile
        • Soft White Underbelly four month update with Ronnie, a young heroin addict from Texas. Photographed on March 4, 2020. Here’s a link to Ronnie’s first interview: https://youtu.be/FgGW-ivQ8z4
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
          Published On :- 2020-March-8th
          Link
  7. Crack Addict interview-Michael
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Michael
      • A crack addict on Skid Row.
      • Photographed on December 20, 2019.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On :- 2020-January-6th
        Link
  8. Stripper interview-Amber
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Amber
      • A stripper.
      • Photographed on February 10, 2020.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On :- 2020-February-18th
        Link
  9. Crack Addict interview-Kiki
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait with Kiki, a crack addict on Skid Row in los Angeles.
      • Photographed on January 24, 2020.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On :- 2020-March-20th
        Link
  10. Prostitute interview-Tee Tee
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Tee Tee, a young woman trying to balance raising her children, making a living on the streets, drug addiction and the recent death of her main caregiver, her grandmother. Photographed on January 1, 2020.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On :- 2020-January-12th
        Link
  11. Prostitute interview-Lady T
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Lady T, a prostitute from South Central LA. Photographed on March 13, 2020.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-April-9th
        Link
  12. Crystal Meth Addict-Gloria
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Gloria, a crystal meth addict living on Skid Row.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-April-5th
        Link
  13. Stripper interview-Rebekkah
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Rebekah, a stripper.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel :- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On :- 2019-December-12th
        Link
  14. Serial Killer Survivor interview-Reilly
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Riley, a Skid Row crack addict who shares her stories of escaping from serial killers, child abuse and more.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2019-September-5th
        Link
  15. Prostitute interview-Ke’
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Ke’, a South Central LA prostitute now living on Skid Row.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-April-24th
        Link
      • Video #2
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-June-3rd
        Link
    • Transcript
      • What do we got to do to make sure we do not bring this child into this world in a tent
      • If you feel you gonna hurt me, please just walk away
      • Turn my back for a piece of happiness, I will never receive
      • I want to be the mom that came back
      • Already a burden on us as women that we have to do this
    •  Comment
  16. Bishop Don Magic Juan (2020)
    • Profile
      • A second Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Bishop Don Magic Juan, a pimp from Chicago now living in Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-April-29th
        Link
  17. Escort interview-Kali
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Kali, an escort from los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-7th
        Demoted On:- 2020-May-8th
        Link
  18. Pimp interview-Sharp
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Sharp, a west coast pimp who shares his story and his views on “the game”.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-7th
        Link
  19. Gang Member-Commodore
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Commodore, a gang member living on Skid Row.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-7th
        Link
  20. Trick interview-Bob
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Bob, a trick who picks up some of the prostitutes on Skid Row.
      • Photographed on March 15, 2020.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-March-27th
        Link
  21. Trick interview-Brian
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Brian, a trick of several of the prostitutes on Skid Row.
      • Photographed on March 18, 2020.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-March-21st
        Link
  22. Wrongfully Convicted Man-Leslie Vass
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Leslie Vass, a man who at the age of seventeen received a twenty year sentence for a robbery he did not commit. Now, at 62 he still fights to remove that false conviction from his record. Leslie is currently living in a suburb of Atlanta and is still looking for employment.
    • Participants
      • Leslie Vass
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-9th
        Link
  23. Prostitute-Bonafide
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of bonafide, a prostitute from South Central Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-10th
        Link
  24. Escort-Oceannea
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Oceannea, an escort in Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-11th
        Link
  25. Heroin Addict interview-Tony
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Tony, a heroin addict living on Skid Row. Photographed on March 25, 2020.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-April-7th
        Link
  26. Homeless Woman interview-Royalty
    • Profile
      • Soft White underbelly interview and portrait of Royalty, a young woman just released from prison and living on the streets of Skid Row. Photographed on February 21, 2020.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-February-27th
        Link
    • Metadata
      • Early Childout
        • Problems During Childbirth
        • Twin
      • Diagnosis
        • Self
          • Blackout
          • Anger
          • Seizure
          • Brain Trauma
        • Son
          • Autistic
      • Likes
        • Hello Peotry
        • Singing
  27. Ex Crack Addict interview-Regina
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Regina, a former gang member and crack addict who is still living on Skid Row.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2019-October-28th
        Link
  28. Ex Gang Member interview-Smooth
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Smooth, a former gang member who shares his experiences as a gang member and as a Skid Row addict.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2019-September-2nd
        Link
  29. Escort interview-China Doll
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of China Doll, an escort in Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-18th
        Link
  30. Pimp interview-Pimpsy
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Pimpsy, a pimp from San Diego.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-19th
        Link
  31. Crystal Meth Addict-Brandon
    • Profile
      • Soft White underbelly interview and portrait of Brandon, a crystal meth addict living on Skid Row.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-22nd
        Link
  32. Prostitute interview-Nikki
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Nikki, a prostitute in Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-25nd
        Link
  33. Trick interview-Juan
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Juan, a trick to some of the prostitutes on Skid Row.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-June-5th
        Link
  34. Meth Addict/Gang Member/Prostitute interview-Arianna
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Arianna, a crystal meth addicted gang member who works as a prostitute in Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-30th
        Link
  35. Ex Spa Worker interview-Tiye
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Tiye, a former spa worker from North Carolina.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-June-7th
        Link
  36. Pimp interview-Louis
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Louis, a Mississippi pimp now living in Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-June-13th
        Link
  37. Heroin Addicted Prostitute-Emily
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Emily, a prostitute addicted to heroin.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-June-1st
        Link
  38. Trick Interview-Henry
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Henry, a trick to some of the prostitutes in the Tenderloin in San Francisco.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-June-15th
        Link
  39. Prostitute Interview-Amber
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Amber, a prostitute from South Central Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-April-21st
        Link
  40. Prostitute Interview-Ivy
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Ivy, a prostitute from Pasadena, California.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-May-26th
        Link
  41. Prostitute Interview-Briana
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Briana, a drug addicted prostitute from the San Fernando valley near Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-June-17th
        Link
  42. Prostitute Interview-Chyna
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Chyna, a prostitute in South Central Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-June-19th
        Link
  43. Prostitute – Tameka
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Tameka, a prostitute on Figueroa Street in South Central LA.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-June-6th
        Link
  44. Prostitute – Tasha
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Tasha, a prostitute from South Central Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-June-25th
        Link
  45. Ku Klux Klan Member interview-Steven
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Steven, an Imperial Wizard of the Mississippi White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-June-28th
        Link
  46. Pimp-Late the Great
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Late the Great, a pimp in Los Angeles.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-July-2nd
        Link
  47. Brothel Owner-Freddy
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Freddy, a former brothel owner in Las Vegas and Orange County (California).
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-July-3rd
        Link
  48. Pentecostal Pastor-Chris Wolford
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Pentecostal Pastor Chris Wolford from The House of the Lord Jesus Church in Squire, West Virginia.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2020-July-5th
        Link
    • Participants
      • Pastor Chris Wolford
        • The House of the Lord Jesus Church in Squire, West Virginia.

 

Video Transcripts

Ex Gang Member interview-Smooth

  1. Drug Addiction
    • The monkey will be so on my back
  2. Stabbed
    • Stabbed by two Spanish dudes
  3. Testimony
    • Living Testimony
    • Don’t know what God has planned for me

Escort interview-China Doll

  1. My story could help somebody else
  2. Drugs:-
    • Used To
      • Estacy
    • Now
      • Marijuana
  3. Stronger
    • Be more wise
      • Understand the game
      • Understand the knowledge that you are getting from the game
      • Most Hurt
        • Mum Passing
        • Nobody else to depend on
        • She was my backbone
      • Self
        • Find youself first
        • Be the one to change that
        • Do things a bit different

Escort interview-Pimpsy

  1. Bishop Don Juan
    • Drawing too much attention
    • What they did
      • Give them the game they done
        • Repeating their mistake
    • What not to do
      • Don’t do this, don’t do that
    • avoid that speed bump
  2. Different Kind of Girls
    • Snow
    • Black Girls
      • Head Strong
        • Their money don’t match their problems
      • You could give me all the problems in the world, if I am making a million
      • Deal with problems for a hundred dollars
      • Culture awareness
        • Bringing more into my people
  3. Bonnie & Clyde
    • Do everything I got to do
  4. Risk Her life for you
    • Risk her life for you every night
    • Getting in and out of cars
  5. Share her lifestyle with
    • Paying you to share her lifestyle with you
  6. Internet
    • Internet shut down
  7. Take this chick
    • Take this chick to the convention center
  8. Discipline
    1. Finesse Pimp
      1. Not gorilla pimp, but discipline them
  9.  Honesty
    • Whether it sounds good or not
    • When a chick hears it, she is gonna know there is more honesty to come
    • Hard truth or not
  10. Wants to be with you
    • I am not gonna be here and lie to her, that it is gonna be she and I
    • Never met anyone like you
    • Clear with them from the gates
    • Lied to them
      • Made them my boss
  11. Hereditery
    • It is not “passed on
  12. Drugs
    • I don’t do drugs
    • Codeine
    • Rapper friend ( pen see)
    • After his passing, I left that alone
  13. Females
    • Don’t have females that do it
    • Crystal Meth
      • Beautiful Chick
      • Work 14 hours straight
    • Drugs Addiction
    • I don’t want a girl that is on drugs
    • She was doing better
  14. Giving Back
    • What I was giving by Don Juan
    • The last thing you want to do
      • Make sure this is really what you want to do
      • And, the risk you want to take
    • It is not all peaches
    • Almost did 7 years behind that
    • My kids grew up on me
  15. paperwork
    1. tell on so and so
    2. All the reputation you have built over the years
  16. Best Girl
    • Twin Sisters
      • She got her twin sister to come be with us
      • Not just her getting money
      • she put her life up
      • Put tears on your eye to see
    • Have Kids
    • In Churches
    • Sticking up with my end of the bargain
    • Not Addicted to money
      • Addicted to what she will do for you
    • Have her
      • Have her say what she will do for you
      • But, these girls really did so
  17. Look for
    • Don’t lie
      • Don’t lie as that will put a line between us
      • I am always going to think about the lie
    • Blinded
      • Blinded by her appearance
      • If her conduct is 100% that is what you want
    • Questions
      • Questions to make things work between us

 

Prostitute – Tameka

  1. To see it, and to live is too different things

 

Video Comments

  1. Prostitute interview-Ke’
    • Comments
      • B_Law31
        • 7 hours ago ( 2020-04-24 2:47 PM )
          “If your gon’ hurt me please walk away” felt her soul behind those words. Damn!
      • Iam Notafan
        • 7 hours ago
          If she’s looking to her momma for answers she can’t expect her mom to give her anything she can’t give herself. I wish I could give these Women something my Grandmother instilled in me,” never get with someone who can’t do more for you than you can do for yourself.Love at first sight is for fairy tales and bon fire storytelling. Find someone you Respect, you will learn to Love them later.”
          A tent is a tent, no reason to give one for another.
      • kaydee devine
        • 7 hours ago
          “I want to be the mom that came back” wow. Instant tears.
      • Special Ldy
        • 8 hours ago
          I’ve taken the time to listen to the stories because I can sincerely relate to the lifestyle. I’ve done many things in my life that I use to be ashamed of but now I don’t care who knows my past. And I think this is why most of these people tell their stories, because the shame is gone. Help is what they seek, genuine love is what they desire, just always thought because of the lifestyle they didn’t deserve it, and honestly no matter what we have done we all need genuine love, and the chance to do better. I love you my sister, you are who I was and I understand first hand… no judgment hope you get the chance to raise this child you are carrying. 🙏🙋‍♀️😘
      • Lemmy Lady Tee
        • 7 hours ago
          Her story was spoken like poetry. A beautiful, tragic piece of poetry. And she’s beautiful. Man.
  2. Pimp interview-Sharp
    • Comments
      • They always said, “ The game is to be sold, not told”.. Guess that’s why during the whole interview, he talked a lot, but really didn’t say anything substantial .
      • If he answers the questions about the girls “now” he will be incriminating himself. Pimps can go to jail for life with the new laws that have been put in place
      • Like most pimps, he does a lot of talking but really isn’t saying anything of substance. Just word gymnastics and dancing around subjects. Sounding profound isn’t hard being profound is. Regurgitating cliches and euphemisms is whats called slick in the hood.
        • Mad Ammo real talk. That’s a daoist principle right there
        • Yep, like most pimps and preachers.
      • “Did what I had to do to get out of it”. Translation: I snitched on all of them… ya know
      • He seems to talk out of his pain in the beginning. However, because he seems to recognize what got him to this point in his life (mom leaving, drugs, bad environment etc.) he still isn’t quite connecting the dots to change his mentality around to benefit himself in a positive way, which means he didn’t elevate himself out of his environment he just adapted a mindset that would get him more money then the people around him all the while victimizing others. Good luck with your journey Sharp!
      • Whew 😥 not gonna lie I started crying when he said “ask them ppl when they started playing themselves short. There’s thousands right now we can go talk to “ and that hit me in my chest, my stomach, my heart, and my core . I’m 28 and I’ve been thinking and crying and praying to get back to the happy person I once was. And I gave up on myself and him saying that hit me so hard . I’m committed to making my life what I know it can be .

 

Pimpsy

  1. Jasmin Chora
    • As a former prostitute (I turned my life around over 5 years ago, and I will graduate with a AA in paralegal studies at the end of this year). I love these interviews and I appreciate this man for being honest in saying that women are paying him for companionship because thats exactly what most women do, pimps say its for protection and this and that but we all know that that is a lie. I did it all I traveled from state to state you name it I’ve been there and this man, regardless of how he makes his money, he is knowledgable. The game is not what it used to be, you used to be able to post on craigslist and make racks, when that shut down you’d hit certain blades in certain areas and make racks. No Im not condoning pimping but lets not get shit twisted there are good pimps out there who just want to elevate your game and use no violence or manipulation involved (yes they are hard to come by, its like finding a needle in a haystack) but lets not put them all in the same category.

 

Brothel Owner-Freddy

  1. jhgreen14
    • This is his book. Madam Suzanne: The Mastermind Behind Orange County Brothels
      By Fadi Chaiban
  2. The Pop Bubble
    • “You don’t feel good about what you do, no amount of money is gonna fix that.”
  3. Nat S
    • Can we acknowledge mark? How does he get interviews with people like that? Mark is amazing! Thank you! I hope your go fund me page is successful so you can continue your work.
  4. Asiya Shabbar
    • “Easy Money is the hardest money to make”.
  5. SADLIFE
    • something about this one made me watch it all in 40 mins in and still extremely captivated

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