In the VICE story, the writer speaks about stumbling onto a secret network of syrup sellers who are using Instagram as their store front. The Complex story, they speak about the VICE piece, but what many found odd was that they used a picture of Houston rapper Killa Kyleon for their story. While rocking a shirt that read, Actavis, which is one of the largest suppliers of the codeine, many took it as they were painting Killa as the poster child for syrup sipping, abuse and the sale of.
After mentioning the use of his picture on twitter, I reached out to Killa to speak about the Complex article, the commercialization of codeine, some of the myths behind syrup use, celebs who sip drank and more.
Listen to his full interview below