I'm Gabs!

This first episode of "L'byessa" propels the listener, without warning, into the daily lives of the protagonists, two "zatla" (cannabis) dealers. As we enter their story, the cloud of mystery that hovers over this obscure world begins to dissipate.
26 October 2021
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Created by
Hamza Ouni
Sound Design
Oussema Gaidi
Sound Editing
Achref Hammami
Tayma Ben Ahmed
Khawla Kammoun
Brahim Mzoughi

Smoking, dealing and getting away with it; the two protagonists alternate between these topics throughout their drunken discussions and late night conversations. 'The Mother' and her concern about the nature of their work often comes up in conversation, and weighs heavily on their consciences. 

Through childhood stories, expressing anxieties, talking about their aspirations and retelling anecdotes of encounters with the police, we slowly but surely get to know the two men.

 We discover the economic model of the neighbourhood drug dealers in more detail, as well as the different profiles of the clients, and which attitude to adopt with each type of personality.  

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L’byessa is an audio account of the raw and unfiltered modern-day life of two “Zatla” dealers in a neighbourhood of the Tunisian capital.Those who tune in will follow the epic and genuine adventures of two timeless characters, dealing drugs and daydreams to their fellow citizens, in a country where people no longer dare to dream big.

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