We found the cans, buckets in alleys the garbage cans in the back of stores.
I like rap. I don't really like any bands.
There was a crowd one time that stayed a couple of minutes and danced. A guy one time came and played with us. He was pretty good. One guy came by with a banjo.
Sometimes people come over and say, "Can you drum a little lower?" One time one guy broke the [store] window and they thought it was us and they made us apologize, but it wasn't us.
[If people get mad] they just tell us to move like now.
Police officer Joseph Majorher pulls up in his patrol car.
Officer Majorher: You have to find another spot.
I don't have a problem with them until somebody complains. Carytown is generally pretty tolerant. They're pretty good kids.
The boys cross to the other side of the street.
Gibson: I pretty much just want to make money. I save it. I buy clothes. Christmas, we shop all on Carytown. I buy presents for my mom. We went to the Compleat Gourmet and bought some cookies. At a VCU game somebody put a $20 in there. That was pretty good.
A car passes by.
Car passenger: Go home! Stop making noise.
A woman walks by and throws a dollar into the bucket.
Woman: That sounds great.
Gibson: One time someone tried to steal money from out of the bucket. Caleb caught him. He's the fastest one in the group, so he's the chaser.
Interviewed by Carrie Nieman, Photographed by Stephen Salpukas.